So begins Sloterdijk’s treatise on ‘anthropotechnics’. A reviewer writes, “Human beings are self-forming animals, he says, and the history of human society is the history of anthropotechnics.”
In a phrase, the book exclaims:
“It Is Time To Reveal Humans As The Beings Who Result From Repetition!”
Sloterdijk is dense, technical, and exuberant. It’s not an easy read, but it’s exciting, and a refreshingly vibrant take on philosophy as, ultimately, the intentionalized practice of our own becoming.
This was the variety of book that after reading, I found myself writing about it. It’s ideas still permeate a lot of my writing. Those essays deriving from this read are here: