Agonie des Eros Byung-Chul Han. 3 likes. Book. Agonie des Eros Byung-Chul Han. Privacy · Terms. About. Agonie des Eros Byung-Chul Han. Book. 3 people. Agonie Des Eros by Byung-chul Han available in Trade Paperback on Powells. com, also read synopsis and reviews. Byung-Chul Han (born ) is a South Korean-born German author, cultural theorist, and Agonie des Eros (Agony of the Eros) carries forward Han’s thoughts, which he developed in his earlier books The Burnout Society (German: .

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A visit with Byung-Chul Han in Karlsruhe”. Focusing on the dess between violence and individuality, he shows, that, albeit the widespread thesis about its disappearance, violence has only changed its form of appearance and operates more subtly. The material form of violence gives way to a more anonymous, desubjectified, systemic one, that does not reveal itself, as it is merging with its antagonist — freedom.

SeoulSouth Korea. He received his doctoral degree at Freiburg with a dissertation on Martin Heidegger in By using this agoonie, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. University of Freiburg University of Basel.

Han has written on topics such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorderborderline personality disorderburnoutdepressionexhaustioninternetlovepop culturepowerrationalityreligionsocial mediasubjectivitytirednesstransparency and violence. Until recently, he refused to give radio and television interviews and rarely divulges any biographical or personal details, including his date of birth, in public.


Transparenzgesellschaftand synthesises the two earlier works into an interrogation of desire and love between humans. Han’s current work focuses on transparency as a cultural norm created by neoliberal market forces, which he understands as the insatiable drive toward voluntary disclosure bordering on the pornographic.

Views Read Edit View history. He claims that they are agonue “infections” but “infarcts”, which are not caused by the negativity of people’s dros, but by an excess of positivity. Based on an analysis of the characters in Lars von Trier’s film Melancholiain which Han sees depicted depression and overcoming, he develops the image of a society that is increasingly dominated by narcissism and self-reference.

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This is a Korean name ; the family name is Han. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. According to Han, eroz dictates of transparency enforce a totalitarian system of openness at the expense of other social values such as shame, secrecy, and trust. At this point, subjects come to revolve exclusively around themselves, unable to build relationships.

Inhe joined the Department of Philosophy at the University of Baselwhere he completed his Habilitation. In The Burnout Society original German title: Retrieved 30 May According to Han, driven by the demand to persevere and not to fail, eroa well as by the ambition of efficiency, we become committers and sacrificers at the same time and enter a swirl of demarcation, self-exploitation and collapse.


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Retrieved from ” https: The abundance of positivity and self-reference leads to a loss of confrontation. Not everything must be understood and ‘liked’, not everything must be made available.

Thinking, Han states, is based on the ‘untreaded’, on the desire for something that one does not yet understand. Han’s diagnosis extends even to the point of the loss of desire, the disappearance of the ability to devote to ‘the other’, the stranger, the non-self.

Agonie des Eros

This page was last edited on 23 Novemberat It is connected to a high degree eroa Eros, so the ‘agony of the Eros’ is also an ‘agony of thought’. In he became a faculty member at the Karlsruhe University of Arts and Designwhere his areas of interest were philosophy of the 18th, 19th and 20th century, ethicssocial philosophyphenomenologycultural theoryaestheticsreligionmedia zgonieand intercultural philosophy.

Even love and sexuality are permeated by this social change: