“Death withouth death: Kierkegaard and Cioran about agony” – Ştefan BOLEA

In: Adriana Teodorescu (Ed.), Death within the Text. Social, Philosophical and Aesthetic Approaches to Literature (pp.72-83). Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2019. Abstract: The following paper is concerned with the description of “agony” at Kierkegaard and Cioran. Taking into consideration that both authors have common traits as marginal philosophers and advocates of a mixture of existentialism and… Continue lendo “Death withouth death: Kierkegaard and Cioran about agony” – Ştefan BOLEA

Living with the dead in Indonesia | BBC News

 "The living is merely a type of what is dead, and a very rare type."NIETZSCHE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=knBnQUsj2xo Tradition and ritual - they form part of many important stages of our lives from birth until death, with ceremonies marking both the beginning and end of life. Death - in most cultures - is often seen as a physical end to our time… Continue lendo Living with the dead in Indonesia | BBC News

“If you’re frightened of dying…” – Meister ECKHART | Jacob’s Ladder scene

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yt3Ny_BG3yQ "The only thing that burns in hell is the part of you that won't let go of your life. Your memories, your attachements, They burn'em all away. But they're not punishing you he said,... They're freeing your soul... If your frightened of dying, and you're holding on, you'll see devils tearing your life away.… Continue lendo “If you’re frightened of dying…” – Meister ECKHART | Jacob’s Ladder scene

“La mort à l’ombre de la vie: essai sur le pessimisme de Cioran” (Mihai Popa)

Cercetări filosofico-psihologice, anul VIII, nr. 2, p. 109-116, Bucureşti, 2016 Death in the Shade of Life. Essay on Cioranian Pessimism. Cioran is not a nihilist. He tries, making use of poetical paradoxes, to highlight the tragic condition of human life and creation: the obsession of death conceals a burning love of life. Cioran’s work becomes,… Continue lendo “La mort à l’ombre de la vie: essai sur le pessimisme de Cioran” (Mihai Popa)

“Traces of buddhism in the works of Cioran” – Marius DOBRE

European Journal of Science and Theology, June 2013, Vol.9, No.3, 95-104 Abstract: Emil Cioran spoke repeatedly about the injustice of birth, life and death. I chose these three themes of reflection to highlight any similarities between the Buddhist doctrine and Cioran's philosophy. But is Cioran an authentic Buddhist? Despite the connections made between him and… Continue lendo “Traces of buddhism in the works of Cioran” – Marius DOBRE

“Emil Cioran: the anti-philosopher of life and death” (Karl White)

Fourbythree Magazine Does philosophy fail in the face of death? Karl White turns to the Romanian philosopher Emil Cioran’s life-long meditation on birth, existence and annihilation, asking whether philosophy can save us from the despair of our final hour or whether its limits lie at the very edge of our own mortality. From its inception… Continue lendo “Emil Cioran: the anti-philosopher of life and death” (Karl White)