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How does this knowledge – with its horrifyingly incomprehensible intimations of contingency being subsumed within the necessary even as freedom is quashed by a determinism that has fioran the rosie in a vermicular manner that cannot be empirically understood, or even grasped, within the vast, empty ipita of our temporal reality – link to the fiery vision that Cioran received in those blearily grim, but starkly limned pre-dawn hours when he could not shut down that spinning top of a mind and enter the realm of dreams where he so longed to reside?

Read on its own, Cioran’s perspective seems incomplete, forced. Centuries of attention to time, the idolatry of becoming. The only content we will consider removing is spam, slanderous attacks on other members, or extremely offensive content eg. One cannot conceive of a more heart rending form of the gratuitous. I found these essays dull and repetitive. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

My usual rule is, “You bought it, now you finish it! He consents to abandon everything, except his name. The only essay that grabbed me at all is “on a winded civilization”. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

The Temptation to Exist

OH but what I forgot to add in my thing below is the part Sontag writes about Hegel’s system representing the end of philosophy, or Hegel’s idea of philosophy kspita the history of philosophy- so that after Hegel there’s no philosophizing left, his science encompasses all, and outside of Hegel’s science since Time did indeed keep going on what takes the place in the absence of systematized philosophy and the absence of religion is then Ideologies, or non-scientific fioran.


Sep 30, Tosh rated it it was amazing. But our author persists; for the time being he buries his novel in a drawer and awaits his hour. May 10, Elena Holmgren rated it it was amazing Shelves: View all 4 comments. I often think of him as he was depicted in the introduction to On the Heights of Despaira withered old man with a thick sprouting of silver straw flaming from his skull, softly admitting to Ilinca Zarifopol-Johnston that he was weary of slandering the universe ; in the end, even the great decrier slumped back against the walls of our earthly prison.

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Tears and Saints, — all of which are themes that one finds again in his French writings. Get to Know Us. Flagging a list will send it to the Goodreads Customer Care team for review. And if what’s being asserted is supposed to be self-evident without developing argument, what’s the point?

Ne risulta un libro pesante, che richiede un’attenzione continua e una riflessione ininterrotta: He wrote existential vituperations and other destructive reflections in a classical French style that he felt was diametrically opposed to the looseness of existq native Romanian; he described it as being like a “straight-jacket” that required him to control his temperamental excesses and his lyrical flights.

Ispkta even discern some relation between misfortune and megalomania.

The content is available under fair use. Sep 07, Prooost Davis rated it did not like it. What if we add to the mixture our dawning comprehension that we travel at the exact same rate of speed through the enigmatic tunnel emio our great nemesis, Time?


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View all 6 comments. The quotations he burdens his work with are never to the point, and, as he is incapable of placing two sentences in logical order, such a thing as a quiet, scholarly paragraph let alone essay or chapter is outside his reac i kept thinking, while reading cioran, of what sheeper said about edward dahlberg: Cioran 8 April — 20 June was a Romanian philosopher and essayist.

For a second there is meaning! He himself is tortured by this self-contradiction: Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Those who preside over her destiny, those who take her interests to heart, should prepare her for bad times ; in order to cease being a superficial monster, she requires an ordeal of major scope. Is suffering ameliorated when its cause and its ineradicable necessity are comprehended?

I find Zagajewski’s thought about Cioran to be right on the mark: There’s a problem loading this menu right now. This book was written after the Nazi Gotterdammerung which Cioran allied himself to in his youth.

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Suffering from insomnia since his adolescent years in Sibiu, the young Cioran studied philosophy in the “little Paris” of Bucharest.

As Susan Sontag points out in her brilliant introduction, there is little that Cioran could take from his vituperation other than the satisfaction of understanding.