Books by Florentijn van Rootselaar

  • Philosophical Fieldwork

    Florentijn van Rootselaar

    | Philosophy | This book has 128 pages

    *English sample translation*


    How great thinkers are helping us reconnect with the world

    INTERVIEWS WITH LEADING PHILOSOPHERS SUCH AS PETER SLOTERDIJK, MARTHA NUSSBAUM, ALAIN FINKIELKRAUT AND ZYGMUNT BAUMAN

    THIS TITLE IS ELIGIBLE FOR A TRANSLATION SUBSIDY FROM THE DUTCH FOUNDATION FOR LITERATURE

    The climate crisis, fake news and the acceleration of our lives – these developments threaten our connection with the world. How should we deal with these existential crises? Florentijn van Rootselaar travelled around the world to talk to the most prominent thinkers of our time. In conversation with philosophers such as Alain Finkielkraut, Martha Nussbaum, Michael Puett and Peter Sloterdijk, Van Rootselaar explores possibilities to reconnect with the world. His is a search for a new way of listening, to the world and ourselves. Art of living for anyone concerned about our future.

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