Persuasion and Rhetoric, by Carlo Michelstaedter, edited and translated by Wilhelm Snyman and Giuseppe Stellardi. Article (PDF Available) in Philosophical . Persuasion and Rhetoric has ratings and 17 reviews. Carlo Michelstaedter () committed suicide at the age of 23, days after completing this. Carlo Michelstaedter, Persuasion and Rhetoric, edited and translated by. Wilhelm Snyman and it was supposedly discussing the notion of rhetoric in Plato and.

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By about the fall ofhe completed his work, finishing the appendices by 17 October. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

That should be enough of a warning to tell you the book is crap. Return to Book Page. Read more Read less. E poi la malattia. Lists with This Book. Javiera Carsalade rated it liked it Mar 13, He majored in Greek and Latin, and selected for his laurea thesis a philosophical study of persuasion and rhetoric in ancient philosophy. Persuasion and Rhetoric by Carlo Michelstaedter. This account is hinted at in the “Historical Example” allegory of the present text 77—84 ; but is more fully “documented” in a section of the long Appendix 2, ” Note alla triste historia ” —56 prsuasion the Raschini editionentitled ” La cxrlo ” — From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Back Better Never to Have Been: Esta obra toca varios de los puntos mas profundos de la existencia, trayendo una vision nueva Al ser un libro de filosofia con un amplio uso del griego, y con un abordaje extremadamente complejo de la vida, sin duda fue dificil su lectura, y sin duda no logre obtener todo lo que se vierte en este texto.

One of his friends from Florence, a Russian woman, had also committed suicide, and probably also a brother who lived in America. Si duo idem faciunt, non persuaxion idem. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. The nature of the content can also be linked to Peter wessel zapffe’s anti natalism, and thus be used when antinatalism is under objection.


Tracing the development of Michelstaedter’s ideas is difficult,: Back The Conspiracy against the Human Race: As much as Peruasion want to love this book, his arguments are just beyond my comprehension.

In school, he was judged “not very suitable minder entsprechend ” for having intentionally and frequently disturbed the lessons during the year.

Persuasion and Rhetoric by Carlo Michelstaedter

Enthusiasm ignored is the work of a genius. Conley Persuasion and Rhetoric. Una domanda scomoda, la base della filosofia stessa: This new English translation brings to life the heartfelt text of the precocious Italian-Jewish writer, poet, michelwtaedter painter, who, refusing to compromise with life, remained loyal to his ideal of a perfect world.

Retrieved from ” https: Quella stessa vita che a lui appare come una lotta continua, incessante, opprimente.

If I am sleepy, it is a great bed more or less hard. Without a doubt, this book will leave an impact on one, whether a good one or a bad one.

Marshall rated it did not like it Jan 06, Explore the Home Gift Guide. A Contrivance of Horror Thomas Ligotti 3. Giorgia rated it it was amazing Sep 19, This book offers a far superior critique of the shortcomings of Platonism and enlightened view of the Pre-Socratics than Heidegger could ever muster.

At michelstaedtsr the paradoxical nature of his thinking reminds me of Nietzsche but rhetoic delicate and elegant prose reveals none abd the nastiness and arrogance of the German philosopher echoing rather the more sublime elements of Wittgensteins earlier works.

His sister Paula remembered him as a child fearful of the dark and heights, stubborn and not at all prepared to apologize for any misbehavior. His thesis deals with many themes including language, existence, justice, salvation and the institutionalized.


Conor rated it really liked it Feb 06, It is at the heart of the work of Claudio Magris, among others, and I suspect there are other Trieste-inspired authors who have found it at least hauntingly familiar. He was a scrappy and introverted boy, but by the end of high school completed in Goriziahe developed into a brilliant, athletic, intelligent youth.

But the version printed here by the editors hereafter “VBD,” as there is no indication of who did what will no doubt appeal to those who dislike Plato and Aristotle, have the idea that something better can be found in the Presocratics, and claim allegiance to such philosophers persuasjon Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, and the Heidegger of Being and Time; for this is a book about the problem of attaining a sort of existential “authenticity” and not, in my view, “one of the most trenchant and influential studies in modern rhetoric,” as the liner notes claim.

Regardless of his celebrity status, or lack thereof, I highly recommend this book for the mature philosophy enthusiast.

Carlo Michelstaedter

Hofeiz rated it really liked it Apr 06, His mother Emma Luzzatto came from an old and renowned Jewish family of Italian irredentist leanings. See and discover other items: His older siblings were Gino —Elda —Paula — Sin lugar a dudas un buen libro, sin duda necesito unos 50 puntos mas de coeficiencte intelectual para exprimirle lo necesario.

Enthusiasm carllo is the work of a mediocre mind.