Description - Starting with Nietzsche by Ullrich Haase
This is a new introduction to Nietzsche, guiding the student through the key concepts of his work by examining the overall development of his ideas. Covering all the key concepts of Nietzsche's work, "Starting with Nietzsche" provides an accessible introduction to the development of and motivation behind the ideas that are embodied in his key works. Thematically structured, the book encourages the reader to engage with Nietzsche's thought, leading him or her to a more thorough understanding of the roots of his philosophical concerns and the enormous influence of his ideas.Offering coverage of the full range of Nietzsche's writings, the book shows that, despite Nietzsche's notoriously anti-systematic approach, his philosophy in fact constitutes a coherent and unified system of thought. Crucially the book introduces the major motivations and influences behind Nietzsche's work, clarifies his idea of the role of the philosopher and demonstrates the impact his work has had on a huge range of topics in contemporary scholarship. This is the ideal introduction for anyone coming to the work of this challenging thinker for the first time."Continuum's Starting With"...series offers clear, concise and accessible introductions to the key thinkers in philosophy.
The books explore and illuminate the roots of each philosopher's work and ideas, leading readers to a thorough understanding of the key influences and philosophical foundations from which his or her thought developed. Ideal for first-year students starting out in philosophy, the series will serve as the ideal companion to study of this fascinating subject.
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Author Biography - Ullrich Haase
Ullrich Haase is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, and editor of the Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology. He is co-author, with William Large, of Maurice Blanchot in the Routledge Critical Thinkers series (2001).