A Psychopolitical Investigation
Peter Sloterdijk attempts rather impressively what many academic writers desperately seek and frequently fail to achieve: he writes a highly relevant and incisive analysis of the current state of world affairs by analyzing the role of anger in contemporary global conflicts. -- Ulrich Baer, New York University, and author of Spectral Evidence: The Photography of Trauma A brilliant and conceptually rich analysis of the influence of rage on the development of Western Culture.Publishers Weekly Publishers Weekly An impressive, wide-ranging examination of rage in Western civilization... Highly recommended. Choice
Peter Sloterdijk is professor of philosophy and president of the State Academy of Design at the University of Karlsruhe. His numerous works include the best-selling philosophical Critique of Cynical Reason and the Spheres trilogy. Mario Wenning is assistant professor at the University of Macau. He publishes in the areas of critical theory and German idealism.
Introduction 1. Rage Transactions 2. The Wrathful God: The Discovery of the Metaphysical Revenge Bank 3. The Rage Revolution: On the Communist World Bank of Rage 4. The Dispersion of Rage in the Era of the Center Conclusion: Beyond Resentment Notes