The Cambridge Companion to Nietzsche

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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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"^UThe New Nietzsche admirably shows the maturity of current Nietzsche scholarship, and of philosophy, for recognizing the rightful place Nietzsche deserves in main stream philosophical discussion. The collection's worth is enhanced by the great authority of the authors chosen by the editors..." George H. Leiner, New Nietzsche Studies

"...this book will prove useful to amateurs and professionals alike." Peter Berkowitz, The Philosophial Review

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521367677
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 8/28/2011
  • Series: Cambridge Companions to Philosophy Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 415
  • Sales rank: 976,548
  • 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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