The Cambridge Companion to Nietzsche

The Cambridge Companion to Nietzsche

by Bernd Magnus
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521367670

ISBN-13: 9780521367677

Pub. Date: 08/28/2011

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The opening essay of this Companion provides a chronologically organized introduction to and summary of Nietzsche's published works, while also providing an overview of their basic themes and concerns. It is followed by three essays on the appropriation and misappropriation of his writings, and a group of essays exploring the nature of Nietzsche's philosophy and

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The opening essay of this Companion provides a chronologically organized introduction to and summary of Nietzsche's published works, while also providing an overview of their basic themes and concerns. It is followed by three essays on the appropriation and misappropriation of his writings, and a group of essays exploring the nature of Nietzsche's philosophy and its relation to the modern and postmodern world. The final contributions consider Nietzsche's influence on the twentieth century in Europe, the United States and Asia.

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ISBN-13:
9780521367677
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2011
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Philosophy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
415
Sales rank:
1,181,970
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction to Nietzsche's Works: 1. Nietzsche's works and their themes Bernd Magnus and Kathleen M. Higgins; Part II. The Use and Abuse of Nietzsche's Life and Works: 2. The hero as outsider R. J. Hollingdale; 3. Nietzsche and the Judaeo-Christian tradition Jorg Salaquarda; 4. Nietzsche's political misappropriation Tracy B. Strong; Part III. Nietzsche as Philosopher: 5. Nietzsche's kind of philosophy Richard Schacht; 6. Nietzsche's Ad Hominem arguments: perspectivism, slave morality and ressentiment revisited Robert C. Solomon; 7. Nietzsche, modernity, aestheticism Alexander Nehamas; 8. Nietzsche's alleged farewell: the premodern, modern, and postmodern Nietzsche Robert B. Pippin; Part IV. Nietzsche's Influence: 9. Nietzsche in the twentieth century Ernst Behler; 10. Nietzsche's French legacy Alan D. Schrift; 11. Nietzsche and East Asian thought: influences, impacts, and resonances Graham Parkes.

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