Nietzsche and the Political [NOOK Book]

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In Nietzsche & the Political, Daniel W. Conway takes Nietzsche seriously as a political thinker. Unlike other writers on the subject, Conway neither idolizes not demonizes. He carefully explores the consequences of Nietzsche's critique of modernity for his political thought from his earliest writings through to his mature work. Conway's clear and even-handed analysis is free from the obfuscatory jargon often associated with Nietzsche scholarship. Nietzsche & the Political is a comprehensive introduction ...
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Overview

In Nietzsche & the Political, Daniel W. Conway takes Nietzsche seriously as a political thinker. Unlike other writers on the subject, Conway neither idolizes not demonizes. He carefully explores the consequences of Nietzsche's critique of modernity for his political thought from his earliest writings through to his mature work. Conway's clear and even-handed analysis is free from the obfuscatory jargon often associated with Nietzsche scholarship. Nietzsche & the Political is a comprehensive introduction to Nietzsche's political thought. It also offers a thorough survey of Nietzsche's political legacy, including his influence on such seminal thinkers as Foucault and Habermas and his continuing importance to contemporary liberalism and feminist theory. It will be required reading for students of Nietzsche in philosophy, politics and sociology.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203979389
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication date: 12/12/1996
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 542 KB

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
List of abbreviations
Introduction: voyage of the damned? 1
1 Political Perfectionism 6
2 The Uses and Disadvantages of Morality for Life 28
3 Perfectionism in the Twilight of the Idols 43
4 Regimens of Self-Overcoming: The Soul Turned Inside Out 61
5 The Philosopher's Versucherkunst 78
6 Comedians of the Ascetic Ideal 100
7 Nietzsche's Political Legacy 119
Notes 143
Index 161
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