SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 issue28Beyond the Reference Desk: From Email to Web 2.0Web Visibility and Accessibility of Theses in Library Science and Documentation in Argentina author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Services on Demand




  • Have no cited articlesCited by SciELO

Related links

  • Have no similar articlesSimilars in SciELO


Información, cultura y sociedad

On-line version ISSN 1851-1740


FRANCO, Camilo. Are we not Librarians?: The Humanist Ideal in Librarianship in Light of Peter Sloterdijk's «Rules for the Human Zoo». Inf. cult. soc. [online]. 2013, n.28, pp.33-50. ISSN 1851-1740.

This article tackles some of the most relevant postulates in the controversial and notorious presentation "Regeln für den Menschenpark", lectured by German philosopher Peter Sloterdijk in July 1999, as related to certain appeal for a renewal of the Humanist ideal in Librarianship launched both from within and without thereof over the past decades.

Keywords : Librarianship; Library Science; Sloterdijk, Peter; Humanism; Posthumanism; Reading; Mass media; Information Science; Information Society.

        · abstract in Spanish     · text in Spanish     · Spanish ( pdf )


Creative Commons License All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License