Peter Sloterdijk was born in 1947 in Karlsruhe, Germany. From 1968-74 he studied at the Academic Studies of Philosophy and German philology in Munich. In 1975 he received his conferral of a doctorate in philosophy and history of modern autobiographic literature in Hamburg. Since 1980, Sloterdijk has been a freelance writer with publications in various papers on questions about Time Diagnostics, Culture and Religion, Philosophy, Art Theory and Psychology. From 1989 to 2008 he was director of the Institute for Cultural Philosophy at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. Since 1992 he has been Professor of Philosophy and Media Theory at the Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design. Since 2001 he was Rector of the Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design. From 2002 to 2012, Sloterdijk was host of the broadcast program: “Das Philosophische Quartett”, together with Rüdiger Safranski, on ZDF.