Nietzsche

Pages: 208
Series: Beginner's Guides
Imprint: Oneworld
Illustrations: ill

Nietzsche

A Beginner's Guide

Robert Wicks

Often quoted yet highly divisive, Nietzsche remains an enigma long after his death. This title examines the philosopher's work in the context of his tumultuous childhood and Christian upbringing. It discusses his infamous declaration that God is dead, his posthumous association with Nazism, and his criticisms of conventional morality.
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9781851687572 (1 Aug 2010)
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The Book

Often quoted yet highly divisive, Nietzsche remains an enigma long after his death. This clear primer moves deftly through the controversy to examine the philosopher's work in the context of his tumultuous childhood and Christian upbringing. Discussing his infamous declaration that God is dead, his posthumous association with Nazism, and his criticisms of conventional morality, this book is the ideal introduction to the much debated thinker and his extensive legacy.

Additional Information

Series Beginner's Guides
Pages 208
Imprint Oneworld
Illustrations ill

 

About the Author

Robert Wicks is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Auckland. His other books include Modern French Philosophy and Kant on Judgement.