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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Retrieved 8 January He became an agnostictaking as an axiom “the inconvenience of existence”. University of Iowa Press. Successively, The Book of DelusionsThe Transfiguration of Romaniaand Tears and Saintswere also published in Romania the first two titles have yet to be translated into English.
For example, in a interview, he condemned it as “a complex of movements; more than this, a demented sect and a party”, saying, “I found out then [ Cioran published books only in French thereafter.
cwrtea Los Angeles Review of Books. He was a thinker passionate about history; widely reading the writers that were associated with cikran period of ” decadent “. The books he wrote in Romanian especially display this latter characteristic. Why take it all so seriously? Professing a lack of interest in conventional philosophy in his early youth, Cioran dismissed abstract speculation in favor of personal reflection and passionate lyricism.
Emil Cioran’s Heights of Despair”. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. His work has been noted for its pervasive philosophical pessimismand frequently engages with issues of suffering, decay, and nihilism.
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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. Romanian philosopher and essayist. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote.
Cioran became most famous while writing not in Romanian but French, a language with which he had struggled since his youth. 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”. Cioran died of Alzheimer’s disease  and is buried at the Montparnasse Cemetery.
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. Although Cioran was never a member of the group, it was during this time in Romania that he began taking an interest in the ideas put forth by the Iron Guard —a far right organization whose nationalist ideology he supported until the early years of World War IIdespite allegedly disapproving of their violent methods.
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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. A decision taken by the Court of Appeal of Paris stopped the commercial sale of the collection. Schopenhauer’s ‘The World as Will and Representation’: Continental philosophy Philosophical pessimism Existentialism. This page was last edited on 25 Decemberat 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”.
While in Berlinhe became interested in the policies of the Nazi regimecontributed a column to Vremea dealing with the topic in which Cioran confessed that “there is no present-day politician that I see as more sympathetic and admirable than Hitler “,  while expressing his approval for the Night of the Long Knives —”what has humanity lost if the lives of a few imbeciles were taken” and, in a letter written to Petru Comarnescudescribed himself as “a Hitlerist “.
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”.
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It was the last book he wrote in Romanianthough not the last to deal with pessimism and misanthropy through delicate and lyrical aphorisms. Cioran and the Rise of Fascism in Romaniapublished in English ingives an in-depth analysis of The Transfiguration.
Retrieved from ” https: Wikimedia Commons has media related to Emil Cioran. Amxgirilor had a good command of German. His early call for modernization was, however, hard to reconcile with the traditionalism of the Iron Guard.
Wikiquote has quotations related to: 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”. In its original form, the book expressed sympathy for totalitarianism a ciran 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 smagirilor rising people”.
Inhe received a scholarship to the University of Berlincarhea he came into contact with Klages and Nicolai Hartmann.
Cioran later refused every literary prize he was given. His father, Emilian Cioran, was an Orthodox priest.
Cioran started writing The Passionate Amsgirilor in and finished it by ciodan He later renounced not only his support for the Iron Guard, but also their nationalist ideas, and frequently expressed regret and repentance for his emotional implication in it. Inhe left for Paris with a scholarship from the French Institute of Bucharestwhich was then prolonged until