Cartea Amagirilor. E. M. Cioran & Antoaneta Iordache. (). Abstract, This article has no associated abstract. (fix it). Keywords, Philosophy. Categories, No. Cartea amăgirilor (Romanian Edition) [E. M Cioran] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Romanian title: Cartea amăgirilor. No one should forget: Eros alone can fulfill life; knowledge, never. Only Eros makes sense; knowledge is empty infinity;––for.
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Cioran had a good command of German.
In its original form, the book expressed sympathy for totalitarianism a view which was also present in various articles Cioran wrote at the time,  and which aimed to establish ” urbanization and industrialization ” as “the two obsessions of a rising people”. Schopenhauer’s ‘The World as Will and Ciorqn He mentioned that Bach and Dostoyevsky were the cxrtea great obsessions of his life, but that while his passion for Dostoyevsky ended up diminishing somewhat, his obsession with Bach “remained intact”.
Inhe received a scholarship to the University of Berlinwhere he came into contact with Klages and Nicolai Hartmann. However, in Marchthe Court of Appeal ruled that the seller was the legitimate owner of the manuscripts. Regarding GodCioran has noted that “without BachGod would be a amagifilor second rate figure” and that “Bach’s music is the only argument proving the creation of the Universe cannot be regarded as a complete failure”.
A,agirilor a lack of interest in conventional philosophy in his early youth, Cioran dismissed abstract speculation in favor of personal reflection and passionate lyricism.
Inhe left for Paris with a scholarship from the French Institute of Bucharestwhich cartes then prolonged until He revisits suicide in depth in The New Godswhich contains a section of aphorisms devoted to the subject. Wikiquote has quotations related to: Preoccupied with the problems of death and suffering, he was attracted to the idea of suicidebelieving it to be an idea that could help one go on living, an idea which he fully explored in On the Heights of Despair.
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Today, he is on his way to his own destruction through self-objectification, impeccable production and reproduction, excess of self-analysis and transparency, and artificial triumph.
However, Cioran’s pessimism in fact, his skepticismeven nihilism remains both inexhaustible and, in its own particular manner, joyful; it is not the sort of pessimism which can be traced back to simple origins, single origins themselves being questionable.
The books he wrote in Romanian especially display this latter characteristic. Why take it all so seriously? Successively, The Book of DelusionsThe Transfiguration of Romaniaand Tears and Saintswere also published in Romania the first amagirillr titles have yet to be translated into English. A decision taken by the Court of Appeal of Paris stopped the commercial sale of the collection. Cioran revised The Transfiguration of Romania heavily in its second edition released in the s, eliminating numerous passages he considered extremist or “pretentious and stupid”.
Thomas LigottiNick Land.
Emil Cioran – Wikipedia
One of these writers was Oswald Spengler who influenced Cioran’s political philosophy in that he offered Gnostic reflections on the destiny of man and civilization. His father, Emilian Cioran, was an Orthodox priest.
Cioran became most famous while writing not in Romanian but French, a language with which he had struggled since his youth. Romanian philosopher and essayist. Continental philosophy Philosophical pessimism Existentialism. The theme of human alienation, the most prominent existentialist theme, presented by Jean-Paul Sartre and Albert Camusis thus formulated, inby young Cioran: On 28 November, for the state-owned Romanian RadioCioran recorded a speech centered on the portrait of Corneliu Zelea Codreanuformer leader of the movement, praising him and the Guard for, among other things, “having given Romanians a purpose”.
Amid the manuscripts, which were mainly drafts of works that had already been published, an unedited journal was found which encompassed his life after the year in which his Notebooks end.
Cioran’s graduation thesis was on Henri Bergsonwhom he later rejected, claiming Bergson did not comprehend the tragedy of life. He became an agnostictaking as an axiom “the inconvenience of existence”.
Influenced Thomas LigottiNick Land. Cioran published books only in French thereafter.
His early call for modernization was, however, hard to reconcile with the traditionalism of the Iron Guard. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Emil Cioran. Amagigilor a short stay in his cloran country November — FebruaryCioran never returned again. Retrieved 8 January In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote.
It was the last book he wrote in Romanianthough not the last to deal with pessimism and misanthropy through delicate and lyrical aphorisms.
Emil Cioran – Wikiquote
His work has been noted for its pervasive philosophical pessimismand frequently engages with issues of suffering, decay, and nihilism. Emil Cioran’s Heights of Despair”. Pessimism characterizes all carteaa his works, which many critics trace back to events of his childhood in his mother is reputed to have told him that if she had known he was going to be so unhappy she would have aborted him.
He was a thinker passionate about history; widely reading the writers that were associated with the period of ” decadent “.