Günther Anders (pseudonym Günther Sigmund Stern) was born on July 12, 1902 in Breslau. He studied philosophy and a doctorate in 1923 under the direction of Husserl. Then performed simultaneously philosophical, journalistic and literary works in Paris and Berlin. In 1929 he married Hannah Arendt, which is separated seven years later. He emigrated to Paris in 1933 and in 1936 to the United States. There shall work as a factory worker and other temporary nature, this experience will influence later in his main work Die Menschen des Antiquiertheit (The obsolescence of man). Pre-Texts published in 2007 Man Without world work using philosophical tone, which brings nevertheless texts dedicated to writers and artists that, mostly, the author maintained a fairly close relationship: Brecht, Broch, Döblin, Heartfield, Grosz and Kafka. As a leading international anti-nuclear activist tries and, since 1945, to respond adequately to the nuclear threat. In 1950 he returned to Europe and settled in Vienna. Visit Hiroshima in 1958, and in 1959 maintained an intense correspondence with the pilot who dropped the atomic bombs on Japanese cities, Claude Eatherly. He was also an opponent of the Vietnam War committed. So far little known in Spain, his vast written work was rewarded during his lifetime by many important literary, scientific and journalistic awards.
He died on December 17, 1992 in the Austrian capital.