WIN the German Book Office’s July Book of the Month: Rage and Time

In German Buch News by Helen Gregg

by Helen Gregg

The German Book Office announced its July Book of the Month today: Peter Sloterdijk’s Rage and Time, published in April 2010 by Columbia University Press.

Using The Iliad, The Count of Monte Cristo, and the recent Islamic riots in Paris as examples, the book chronicles the role rage plays in political and social struggles. From the press release: “We have largely forgotten the struggle to make use of thymos, the part of the soul that, following Plato, contains spirit, pride, and indignation. Rather, Christianity and psychoanalysis have promoted mutual understanding to overcome conflict. Through unique examples, Peter Sloterdijk, the preeminent posthumanist, argues exactly the opposite, showing how the history of Western civilization can be read as a suppression and return of rage.”

Want to win a FREE copy? Be one of the first to send your name and mailing address to Helen at gregg(at) to claim your copy. For those who didn’t win this time, the book can be purchased from the Columbia University Press website for 20% off with this code: RTPS20

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