Peter Sloterdijk Tue, 9th November 2021, 8:00 pm Contemporary statehood Theopoetry Geist Heidelberg, In dialogue In his latest book Theopoesie – Den Himmel zum Sprechen bringen Peter Sloterdijk looks at the emergence of religions and concepts of God as “literary products”. With the result that the enormous eddies of “god residues” on the world’s oceans of the soul continue to be powerful and highly topical. For there is much “unfinished business in the air”, whose potential in Islamism and in Christianity with thousands of free churches and evangelical religious communities continues to be topical. In the discussion with Manfred Osten, this potential will be explored: among other things, in the official constitution of European states, but also in the example of the civil-religious function of science up to the technological observation of man through the surveillance and information capitalism of Silicon Valley or in the form of total transparency in China. The philosopher, cultural scientist and author Peter Sloterdijk, who taught at the Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung in Karlsruhe until 2017, explores these questions in conversation with Manfred Osten (Goethe and Happiness). As part of the International Science Festival – Geist Heidelberg. Until including 25 July, the advance booking for Geist Heidelberg is exclusively for members. of the DAI Freundeskreis will be able to purchase tickets. As a member please click twice on the black button “Tickets” and then enter your membership number (in the format MIT-XXXXX incl. letters and hyphen) in the field “Action code” to get to the ticket selection. Please note that due to very limited capacity, a maximum of 2 tickets per person per event can be purchased. If you have any questions, please email us with your contact details at email@example.com. Not a member yet? Simply join the DAI Circle of Friends online here. We say “thank you” for your spontaneous commitment and give you the membership fee for the current calendar year for free. From 26 July onwards, all other science enthusiasts can purchase tickets. Buy Geist Heidelberg tickets in advance.