Byung-Chul Han

Byung-Chul Han is a Korean-born German philosopher. His most recent book, Capitalism and the Death Drive, is published by Polity. A professor of Philosophy and Cultural Studies at the University of the Arts in Berlin, Han's books include The Burnout Society, The Expulsion of the Other, and The Disappearance of Rituals. The Guardian has described him as “a wunderkind of a newly resurgent and unprecedentedly readable German philosophy,” and El País has called him “the most widely read living German philosopher in the world.”

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The Tiredness Virus The Tiredness Virus

Covid-19 has driven us into a collective fatigue.

Apr 12, 2021 / 2021 Year in Review / Byung-Chul Han