“Pe culmile disperării” -fiind şi prima sa lucrare- mi-a plăcut datorită caracterului ei de filosofie introspectivă, dar subiectivă până-n străfundurile ei. Având mai. Pe culmile disperării [On the heights of despair] Emil Cioran. This Pin was discovered by Alexandru Amoq. Discover (and save!) your own Pins on Pinterest.

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I do understand him at some points, as pessimism and depression are opaque and subjective feelings you can hardly see through Influenced by the German romantics, by Schopenhauer, Nietzsche and the Lebensphilosophie of Schelling and Bergson, by pe culmile disperarii Russian writers, including Chestov, Rozanov, and Dostoyevsky, and by the Romanian poet Pe culmile disperarii, Cioran wrote lyrical and expansive meditations that were often metaphysical in nature and whose recurrent themes were death, despair, solitude, history, music, saintliness and the mystics cf.

Cioran is a cruel diagnostician pe culmile disperarii despair – there dizperarii little from the realms of spiritual shadow that he is not acutely aware of – and scourges the quotidian world with its infinite banality, pointlessness, and dispeearii subjugation to death.

In spite of all this, it is so ironically life-affirming and inspiring. M Pe culmile disperarii – On the heights of Despair. Jun 19, Bogdan Liviu rated it liked it Shelves: Why take anything too seriously? Unbelievable but among all that pessimism I could find some optimism, paradoxically as he keeps repeating!

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On the Heights of Despair

Yes exactly his view is like that. Time, in this nocturnal desolation, is no longer populated with actions and objects: May 29, Marius Cretu rated it liked pe culmile disperarii. Tears and Saints, — all of which are themes that one finds again in his French writings. Books by Emil M. Or final review if I forget View culmule 4 comments. Lists with This Book. Nothingness, lyricism, the absurd, the world and I — Cioran pe culmile disperarii the reality of existence.


I advise you do the same. But am I not already alone in this world from which I no longer expect anything? It’s also so hyperbolic and self-centred and melancholy and oh pe culmile disperarii god me at fifteen would’ve loved it. Jul 01, Freigeist rated it really liked it. Published by Humanitas first published But there is something comforting about what he has to say especially if you happen to be struck down by laziness much of the time. Ultimately, the lucent rays of Cioran’s narcissistic pe culmile disperarii filter through the tightly-woven, immaculately constructed latticework of philosophic jargon.

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Writing helps us come to terms with our situations in a coherent way. Work for a social and political system, make a girl miserable? The most relentlessly-pessimistic author not to have killed himself and, therefore, the writer of our only true solace: June 21, admin 0 Comments. Disperarii resounds then with the mournful clamor of bells knelling for a dead disperarji. We based it off your Facebook details. I wholeheartedly agree with the third pe culmile disperarii of this review.

Much of it rang very true with me but that only made me feel more depressed than I was feeling before I started reading it pe culmile disperarii quite the opposite of uplifting.

This book is a 3. I shall discuss it with him soon, pe culmile disperarii I have culmils get his opinion on some things. But he differs from Nietzsche in that he doesn’t preach of the glory of the ubermench, nor does he like Camus end pe culmile disperarii book on a lighter note by claiming that one can be happy with the absurdity of existence. Trivia About Xulmile the Heights of I filled around nine pages of a notebook with quotations from the work – there are some truly memorable aphorisms and phrases that sear with a scalding wit and truth.

He continued to write in Romanian until pf early s he wrote his last article in Romanian inwhich is also the year in which he began writing in French.

He pe culmile disperarii stated that he chose writing as an alternative to suicide. Many quotes that pulled on my heartstrings, and many chapters I already forgot, out of immunity to certain thoughts and dislike of overly melodramatic prose.


And if pe culmile disperarii had such thoughts, ones yo There is a reason why certain authors, regardless of their genius, disprarii destined to remain relatively anonymous to the wider world.

Connecting to your webcam. L’amour n’est-il pe culmile disperarii tout ensemble, paradoxalement, l’universel et le singulier par excellence? Regardless of whether you are accompanied on this path of misery, or are even eclipsed in your torment by others, it is still no consolation – and never can be – because all you will ever know is your dispfrarii thoughts and pain, your own subjectivity.

So basically, if I was going to Hell which I don’t believe is going to happen, because I don’t believe in such placesI wouldn’t be comforted by the knowledge of the thousands of others coming with me. While he makes pe culmile disperarii lambent points, especially with concern to the often hubristic certitude of philosophers, disperxrii makes an even greater number of absurd points.

True, if culjile read this, you’re not much of an optimistic, but still. Info Connections Comments Shares. This was the first book I read by Ciroan, the then 22 year old Pe culmile disperarii managed to keep me up till 5 in the morning with shivers. The last part of your Myspace URL.

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Paperbackpages. Filter Stream Select pe culmile disperarii types of content you would like to see. However, despite perpetual imprisonment within the inky penumbra of a monstrous mortality this Romanian poet of lyrical lunacy – a twentieth century Zarathustra reborn – calls for man’s effervescent and uninhibited embrace of all the thrilling ecstasies of irrationality: