“Hacia una revalorización del abordaje filosófico de la nada” (Héctor Sevilla Godínez)

ARIEL - Revista de originales de Filosofía, mayo 2017, p. 39-46. Se realiza un breve recorrido a través de distintas posturas filosóficas y teológicas que han configurado el pensamiento antiguo y moderno. Iniciando con Leibniz y terminando con la propuesta de Mainländer, en un recorrido que abarca del s. XVII al XIX, el artículo ofreceun… Continue lendo “Hacia una revalorización del abordaje filosófico de la nada” (Héctor Sevilla Godínez)

Agnosis: Theology in the Void (George Pattison)

IAGO I am not what I am. Shakespeare, Othello, I.I. FOOL Can you make no use of nothing, nuncle? LEAR Why no, boy; nothing can be made out of nothing. Shakespeare, King Lear, 1.4. It appeared to a man as in a dream - it was a waking dream - that he became pregnant with… Continue lendo Agnosis: Theology in the Void (George Pattison)

Tormented by God: The Mystical Nihilism of Emil Cioran (Mirko Integlia)

“Better to never have been born!” This pessimistic declaration has been made at various points in the history of human thought, becoming a true philosophical system beginning with Arthur Schopenhauer in the nineteenth century. It was repeated by various philosophers in subsequent decades, though rarely with the tragic passion of Emil Cioran (1911-1995). A solitary… Continue lendo Tormented by God: The Mystical Nihilism of Emil Cioran (Mirko Integlia)

“In praise of failure” – Costica BRADATAN

The New York Times, December 15, 2013 If there was ever a time to think seriously about failure, it is now. Costica Bradatan is an associate professor in the Honors College at Texas Tech University and the religion and comparative studies editor for The Los Angeles Review of Books. He is the author of the forthcoming Dying… Continue lendo “In praise of failure” – Costica BRADATAN

“Encounters with the void” (E.M. Cioran)

The Hudson Review, Vol. 23, No. 1 (Spring, 1970), pp. 37-48 Transl. by Frederick Brown THE MORE WE PONDER Buddha's last exhortation: "Death is inherent in all compound things. Work relentlessly for your salvation"-the more we are disturbed by the impossibility of feeling ourselves an aggregate, a transitory, if not fortuitous combination of elements. We… Continue lendo “Encounters with the void” (E.M. Cioran)

“The Absurd and the Accedia as a major existentials in Cioran’s Udemiologic Analytics” (Vasile Chira)

REVISTA TEOLOGICA no.  97 (2015), nr. 4, p. 162-173 Abstract: The Cioran’s existentials are derivable and intelligible from nothingness with which the Roman philosopher substitute the transcendence. Nonsense of life not purely abstract notion, but a sensitive transcription of absurdity, translates to experience vertigo. This is the refutation par excellence of vertical position of the… Continue lendo “The Absurd and the Accedia as a major existentials in Cioran’s Udemiologic Analytics” (Vasile Chira)

“Notes on nothing: an inquiry into nihilism in Cioran’s thought and works” (Rodrigo Inácio R. Sá Menezes)

Anale. Seria Drept, volumul XXVI (2017) la editura Mirton Timisoara, ISSN 1582-9359 Abstract: Cioran is often labeled as a "nihilist", which is to a great extent the result of his equivocal ties with Friedrich Nietzsche, one of his main youth influences. However, nihilism does not constitute a key notion in Cioran's writings, and neither does the… Continue lendo “Notes on nothing: an inquiry into nihilism in Cioran’s thought and works” (Rodrigo Inácio R. Sá Menezes)

“Cioran’s ‘grain of ataraxy’: boredom, nothingness, and quietism” (James Farrugia)

Antae Journal, Volume 2, Issue 3, University of Malta, 11-2015 Abstract: In reading E.M. Cioran’s œuvre, one is faced with an immediate and unremitting abrasiveness that has its roots with our being born into time. Indeed, the author of The Fall into Time and The Trouble with Being Born thought that it is precisely this… Continue lendo “Cioran’s ‘grain of ataraxy’: boredom, nothingness, and quietism” (James Farrugia)