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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E. M. Cioran & Antoaneta Iordache, Cartea Amagirilor – PhilPapers
The theme of human a,agirilor, the most prominent existentialist theme, presented by Jean-Paul Sartre and Albert Camusis thus formulated, inby young Cioran: Professing a lack of interest in conventional philosophy in his early youth, Cioran dismissed abstract speculation in favor of personal reflection and passionate lyricism.
Retrieved from ” https: Gass called Cioran’s work “a philosophical romance on the modern themes of alienation, absurdity, boredom, futility, decay, the tyranny of history, the vulgarities of change, awareness as agony, reason as disease”. According to Cioran, as long as man has kept in touch with his origins and hasn’t cut himself off from himself, he has resisted decadence.
On 28 November, for the state-owned Romanian Radio cioean, Cioran recorded a speech centered cartda the portrait of Corneliu Zelea Codreanuformer leader of the movement, praising him and the Guard for, among other things, “having given Romanians a purpose”.
Regarding GodCioran has noted that “without BachGod would be a complete 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”. 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, catrea origins themselves being questionable.
Cioran published books only in French thereafter.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In its original form, the book expressed sympathy for totalitarianism a view which was also present in ckoran articles Cioran wrote at the time,  and which aimed to establish ” urbanization and industrialization ” as “the two obsessions of a rising people”. This last period in Romania was the one in which he exhibited a closer relationship with the Iron Guard, which by then had taken power see National Legionary State.
He revisits suicide in depth in The New Godswhich contains a section of aphorisms devoted to the subject.
Inhe received a scholarship to the University of Berlinwhere he came into contact with Klages and Nicolai Hartmann. Pessimism characterizes all of 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.
Continental philosophy Philosophical pessimism Existentialism. The books he wrote in Romanian especially display this latter characteristic. Why take it all so seriously? Cioran and the Rise of Fascism in Romaniapublished in English ingives an in-depth analysis of Amagirillr Transfiguration.
Retrieved 8 January He mentioned that Bach and Dostoyevsky were the two great obsessions of his life, but that while his passion for Dostoyevsky ended up diminishing somewhat, his obsession with Bach “remained intact”.
His work has been noted for its pervasive philosophical pessimismand frequently engages with issues of suffering, decay, and nihilism. After a short stay in his home country November — FebruaryCioran never returned again.
Los Angeles Review of Books. 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. 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”.
University ciorzn Iowa Press. 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.
Suicidenihilismethicsliterature. Cioran died of Alzheimer’s amagirilkr  and is buried at the Montparnasse Cemetery. Influenced Thomas LigottiNick Land. Cioran later refused every literary prize he was given.
Cioran started writing The Passionate Handbook in and finished it by Cioran’s graduation thesis was on Henri Bergsonwhom he later rejected, claiming Bergson did not comprehend ciran tragedy of life. This page was last edited on 25 Decemberat Cioran had a good command of German.
In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. He became an agnostictaking as an axiom “the inconvenience of existence”. He was a thinker passionate about history; widely reading the writers that were associated with the period of ” decadent “.