Nietzsche contra Rousseau: A Study of Nietzsche's Moral and Political Thought

Nietzsche contra Rousseau: A Study of Nietzsche's Moral and Political Thought

by Keith Ansell-Pearson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521411734

ISBN-13: 9780521411738

Pub. Date: 09/26/1991

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

In particular, the nature of Nietzsche's dialogue with the philosophy of Jean-Jacques Rousseau is examined in this study of the moral philosopher's political ideas. It demonstrates Rousseau's crucial role in Nietzsche's understanding of modernity and its discontents.  See more details below

Overview

In particular, the nature of Nietzsche's dialogue with the philosophy of Jean-Jacques Rousseau is examined in this study of the moral philosopher's political ideas. It demonstrates Rousseau's crucial role in Nietzsche's understanding of modernity and its discontents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521411738
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/26/1991
Pages:
302
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

1. Nietzsche contra Rousseau; 2. Civilization and its discontents: Rousseau on man's natural goodness; 3. Squaring the circle: Rousseau on the General Will; 4. Nietzsche's Dionysian drama on the destiny of the soul: on the 'Genealogy of Morals'; 5. Zarathustra's descent: on a teaching of redemption; 6. Bending the bow: great politics, or, the problem of the legislator; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

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