Sloterdijk Peter

Philosopher, cultural theorist and author. Studied philosophy, German literature and history in Munich from 1968 to 1974. 1976 conferral of a doctorate in Hamburg with a study on the philosophy and history of autobiographical literature in the Weimar Republic. Since 1980 freelance writer, published numerous works on the culture and philosophy of religion, art theory and psychology. Since 1992 professor of philosophy and media theory at the “Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe” (Germany). From 1993 to 2008 Head of Institute for Cultural Philosophy at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna (Austria). From 2001 to 2015 rector of the “Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe” (Germany). From 2002 till 2012, together with Rüdiger Safranski, director of the TV show “Das Philosophische Quartett” (ZDF). Guest lecturer at the Bard College, New York, the “Collège International de Philosophie”, Paris and the “ETH Zurich”.