Peter Sloterdijk, Spheres III: Foams – forthcoming in September 2016

Progressive Geographies

9781584351870The third and final volume of Peter Sloterdijk’s SpheresFoams, is forthcoming in September 2016 from Semiotext(e).

Foams completes Peter Sloterdijk’s celebrated Spheres trilogy: his 2,500-page “grand narrative” retelling of the history of humanity, as related through the anthropological concept of the “Sphere.” For Sloterdijk, life is a matter of form, and in life, sphere formation and thought are two different labels for the same thing. The trilogy also together offers his corrective answer to Martin Heidegger’s Being and Time, reformulating it into a lengthy meditation of Being and Space—a shifting of the question of who we are to a more fundamental question of where we are.

In this final volume, Sloterdijk’s “plural spherology” moves from the historical perspective on humanity of the preceding two volumes to a philosophical theory of our contemporary era, offering a view of life through a multifocal lens. If Bubbles was…

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