Peter Sloterdijk

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Peter Sloterdijk (; German: [ˈsloːtɐˌdaɪk]; born 26 June 1947) is a German philosopher and cultural theorist. He is a professor of philosophy and media theory at the University of Art and Design Karlsruhe. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Sloterdijk has received more than 422,093 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Peter Sloterdijk is the 447th most popular philosopher (up from 504th in 2019), the 1,137th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,254th in 2019) and the 60th most popular German Philosopher.

Peter Sloterdijk is a German philosopher and sociologist who is most famous for his work on the philosophical implications of the Internet.

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Among philosophers, Peter Sloterdijk ranks 447 out of 1,089Before him are Yan Hui, Henry Suso, Valentinus, Alain de Lille, Maine de Biran, and George Pachymeres. After him are George Santayana, Michel Serres, Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, Leo Strauss, Vincent of Beauvais, and Luce Irigaray.

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Among people born in 1947, Peter Sloterdijk ranks 69Before him are Gidon Kremer, Aaron Ciechanover, Mohammad Najibullah, Jeffrey DeMunn, Linda B. Buck, and Mitt Romney. After him are Ben Cross, Meat Loaf, Carla Del Ponte, Yukio Hatoyama, Cozy Powell, and Temple Grandin.

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Among people born in Germany, Peter Sloterdijk ranks 1,137 out of 5,289Before him are Wilhelm Gustloff (1895), August Hirt (1898), Oskar Gröning (1921), Paul Langerhans (1847), Mike Nichols (1931), and Hugo Schmeisser (1884). After him are Heinrich Barth (1821), Anna Maria van Schurman (1607), Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Gotha (1601), Erwin Piscator (1893), Waldemar Hoven (1903), and Princess Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1800).


Among philosophers born in Germany, Peter Sloterdijk ranks 60Before him are Christian Thomasius (1655), Johannes Althusius (1563), Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach (1775), Carl Gustav Hempel (1905), Paul Natorp (1854), and Henry Suso (1295). After him are Leo Strauss (1899), Karl-Otto Apel (1922), Hans Reichenbach (1891), Annemarie Schimmel (1922), Karl Korsch (1886), and Ernst Troeltsch (1865).