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Description - Understanding Nietzscheanism by Ashley Woodward

Nietzsche's critiques of traditional modes of thinking, valuing and living, as well as his radical proposals for new alternatives, have been vastly influential in a wide variety of areas, such that an understanding of his philosophy and its influence is important for grasping many aspects of contemporary thought and culture. However Nietzsche's thought is complex and elusive, and has been interpreted in many ways. Moreover, he has influenced starkly contrasting movements and schools of thought, from atheism to theology, from existentialism to poststructuralism, and from Nazism to feminism. This book charts Nietzsche's influence, both historically and thematically, across a variety of these contrasting disciplines and schools of interpretation. It provides both an accessible introduction to Nietzsche's thought and its impact and an overview of contemporary approaches to Nietzsche.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781844652938
ISBN-10: 1844652939
Format: Paperback / softback
(216mm x 138mm x mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Acumen Publishing Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Nov-2011
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Ashley Woodward

Ashley Woodward is a member of the Melbourne School of Continental Philosophy.

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