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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. Today, he is on his way to his own destruction through self-objectification, impeccable production and reproduction, excess of self-analysis and transparency, and artificial triumph. 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.
However, Cioran’s pessimism in fact, his skepticismeven nihilism remains both inexhaustible and, in its own particular manner, joyful; it is not the sort of pessimism which can be traced back to simple origins, single origins themselves being questionable.
His work has been noted for its pervasive philosophical pessimismand frequently engages with issues of suffering, decay, and nihilism. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Emil Cioran. When Cioran’s mother spoke to him of abortion, he confessed that it did not disturb him, but made an extraordinary impression which led to an insight about the nature of existence “I’m simply an accident.
Schopenhauer’s ‘The World as Will and Representation’: 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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Gass called Cioran’s work “a philosophical romance on the modern themes of alienation, absurdity, boredom, futility, decay, the tyranny of carrtea, the vulgarities of change, awareness as agony, reason as disease”.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He was a thinker passionate amagitilor history; widely reading the writers that were associated with the period of ” decadent “. It was the last book he wrote in Romanianthough not the last to deal with pessimism and misanthropy through delicate and lyrical aphorisms. Inhe left for Paris with a scholarship from the French Institute of Bucharestwhich was then prolonged until Wikiquote has quotations related to: Cioran later refused every literary prize he was given.
Cioran published books only in French thereafter. Inhe received a scholarship to the University of Berlinwhere he came into contact with Klages and Nicolai Hartmann. 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”.
Professing a lack of interest in conventional philosophy in his early youth, Cioran dismissed abstract speculation in favor of personal reflection and passionate lyricism. His works often depict an atmosphere of torment, a state that Cioran himself experienced, and came to be dominated by lyricism and, often, the expression of intense and even violent feeling.
University of Iowa Press. Romanian philosopher and essayist. Cioran became most famous while writing not in Romanian but French, a language with which he had struggled since his youth. 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.
His father, Emilian Cioran, was an Orthodox priest.
In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. He became an agnostictaking as an axiom “the inconvenience of existence”. 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.
Retrieved from ” https: Views Read Edit View history. Suicidenihilismethicsliterature. The books he wrote in Romanian especially display this latter characteristic. Cioran had a good command of German. Why take it all so seriously?
Cioran’s graduation thesis was on Henri Bergsonwhom he later rejected, claiming Bergson did not comprehend the tragedy of life. After a short stay in his home country November — FebruaryCioran never returned again. Los Angeles Review of Books. Cioran revised The Transfiguration of Romania heavily in its second edition released in the s, eliminating numerous passages he considered extremist or “pretentious and ciorwn.
Cioran started writing The Passionate Handbook in and finished it by Cartra and the Rise of Fascism in Romaniapublished in English ingives an in-depth analysis of The Transfiguration. Retrieved 8 January One of these writers was Oswald Spengler who influenced Cioran’s political philosophy in that he offered Gnostic reflections on the destiny of man and civilization.
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 “.
Ammagirilor its original form, the book expressed sympathy for totalitarianismccartea a view which was also present in various articles Cioran wrote at the time,  and which cartes to establish ” urbanization and industrialization ” as “the two obsessions of a rising people”.
Continental philosophy Philosophical pessimism Existentialism.