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You must change your life

Peter Sloterdijk

You must change your life

on anthropotechnics

by Peter Sloterdijk

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Polity in Cambridge, UK, Malden, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophical anthropology,
  • Anthropomorphism

  • About the Edition

    In his major investigation into the nature of humans, Peter Sloterdijk presents a critique of myth - the myth of the return of religion. For it is not religion that is returning; rather, there is something else quite profound that is taking on increasing significance in the present: the human as a practising, training being, one that creates itself through exercises and thereby transcends itself. Rainer Maria Rilke formulated the drive towards such self-training in the early twentieth century in the imperative "You must change your life". In making his case for the expansion of the practice zone for individuals and for society as a whole, Sloterdijk develops a fundamental and fundamentally new anthropology. The core of his science of the human being is an insight into the self-formation of all things human. The activity of both individuals and collectives constantly comes back to affect them: work affects the worker, communication the communicator, feelings the feeler. It is those humans who engage expressly in practice that embody this mode of existence most clearly: farmers, workers, warriors, writers, yogis, rhetoricians, musicians or models. By examining their training plans and peak performances, this book offers a panorama of exercises that are necessary to be, and remain, a human being. -- Book jacket.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPeter Sloterdijk ; translated by Wieland Hoban
    ContributionsHoban, Wieland, translator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB3332.S253 D8613 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 503 pages
    Number of Pages503
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26885088M
    ISBN 100745649211
    ISBN 109780745649214
    LC Control Number2012474408
    OCLC/WorldCa819732930

    The author, art journalist and editor won the Marfield Prize for her book You Must Change Your Life: The Story of Rainer Maria Rilke and Auguste book documents the relationship between Rilke and Rodin, the former a famous poet and novelist, the latter a French sculptor known for his works like The Thinker, and The Gates of Hell.   Change is something we tend to fear and become anxious about because we do not feel in control of life. The truth is, God can use change to bring about a deeper faith and understanding of His will for us. We hope this list of Bible verses about change will give you peace and encouragement as you face the ups and downs in life.

    I will enlist the most important books I will mention the best book for each category. Wealth: 1. Think and grow rich by Napoleon Hill: My all time favourite book and it is the one I would recommend if you want to build wealth. Although it does no.   Anecdotes often shed light on the way we see art and literature. A few weeks ago, I was skimming through Rachel Corbett’s book in the Paris metro when a young man came toward me and asked me whether the title, You Must Change Your Life (W.W. Norton, ), referred to some sort of self-help book. I first smiled at his comment and then thought that the title was somewhat deceptive.

      People Auguste Rodin and Rainer Maria Rilke Had a Strange, Moody Friendship. Rachel Corbett's elegant 'You Must Change Your Life' traces the paths of the sculptor and the poet. You Must Change Your Life (Paperback) The Story of Rainer Maria Rilke and Auguste Rodin. By Rachel Corbett. W. W. Norton & Company, , pp. Publication Date: Octo Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover (9/6/).


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