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Nietzsche, politics, and modernity

a critique of liberal reason

by Owen, David

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Published by Sage Publications in London, Thousand Oaks, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900,
  • Liberalism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [172]-174) and index.

    StatementDavid Owen.
    SeriesPhilosophy & social criticism, Philosophy & social criticism (London, England)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC233.N52 O94 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 180 p. ;
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL821128M
    ISBN 100803977662, 0803977670
    LC Control Number95074764
    OCLC/WorldCa33990954

    He is an important philosopher because of his famous, radical assault on both ancient and modern moral philosophy as well as his intense individualism and existentialism -- all of which are difficult to reconcile with any systematic account of politics, as Walter Kaufmann first suggested in the s when he emphasized Nietzsche's self.


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Nietzsche, politics, and modernity by Owen, David Download PDF EPUB FB2

In describing Nietzsche′s diagnosis of the modern condition, this book explains the central aspects of his thought including the will to power, the Overman and amor fati.

David Owen traces the relevance of Nietzsche′s philosophy to current debates in political theory and engages with key figures such as MacIntyre, Taylor, Rorty and : David Owen.

In describing Nietzsche′s diagnosis of the modern condition, this book explains the central aspects of his thought including the will to power, the Overman and amor fati.

David Owen traces the relevance of Nietzsche′s philosophy to current debates in political theory and engages with key figures such as MacIntyre, Taylor, Rorty and : Hardcover.

: Nietzsche and The Antichrist: Religion, Politics, and Culture in Late Modernity (Bloomsbury Studies in Continental Philosophy) (): Conway, Daniel: BooksAuthor: Daniel Conway. In describing Nietzsche's diagnosis of the modern condition, this book explains the central aspects of his thought including the will to power, the Overman and amor fati.

David Owen traces the relevance of Nietzsche's philosophy to current debates in political 4/5(1). Pauperism and politics The state of modernity 5 Nietzsche: Politics and Homesickness Truth and homesickness A genealogy of the subject A Nietzschean ethic The fate of modernity Notes Bibliography Index Author: William Connolly.

`Nietzsche, Politics and Modernity will be of interest to everyone concerned about Nietzsche's politics, proponents and opponents of liberalism, and students of Nietzche who Nietzsche a better understanding of some of his central notions.

Understanding Nietzsche, Understanding Modernism traces and modernity book effect of Nietzsche's thinking upon a diverse set of problems: from ontology, to politics, to musical and literary aesthetics.

The first section of the volume is a series of essays, each exploring a major work of Nietzsche's, explaining its significance while contributing new interpretations of the text.

Paperback Nietzsche's Great Politics shows how Nietzsche made Politics notion his own, enabling him to offer a vision of a unified European political order that was to serve as a counterbalance to both Britain and by: 3. Nietzsche, Politics and Modernity: A Critique of Liberal Reason (Philosophy and Social Criticism series) Hardcover – 1 Nov.

byAuthor: David Owen. Nietzsche’s Great Politics shows how Nietzsche made Bismarck’s notion his own, enabling him to offer a vision of a unified European political order politics was to serve as a counterbalance to both Britain and Russia.

This order was to be led by a “good European” cultural elite whose goal would be to encourage the rebirth of Greek high culture. This volume brings politics fourteen mostly previously published articles by the prominent Nietzsche scholar Maudemarie Clark.

Clark's previous two books on Nietzsche focused on his views on truth, metaphysics, and knowledge, but she has published a great deal on Nietzsche's views on ethics and politics in article by: 9. Friedrich Nietzsche, German classical scholar, philosopher, and critic of culture, who became one and modernity book the most influential of all modern thinkers.

His attempts to unmask the motives that underlie traditional Western religion, morality, and philosophy deeply affected generations of intellects. The writings of the period –82 contain a set of coherent and instructive insights into the realities and dilemmas of modern social existence.

In these writings we find a Nietzsche championing the aims of the Enlightenment, and promoting the cause of a rationalist, critical : Keith Ansell-Pearson. `Nietzsche, Politics and Modernity will be of interest to everyone concerned about Nietzsche's politics, proponents and opponents of liberalism, and students of Nietzche who want a better understanding of some of his central notions.

This book is interesting and relates Nietzsche. Summary Written in a clear and engaging style, this text demonstrates Nietzsche's significance as a philosopher and as a political theorist by highlighting his critique of liberalism (in both its philosophical and political forms) and by elaborating the form of ethical and political understanding which his philosophy discloses.

The following is section no. 39 of “Skirmishes of an Untimely Man” from Friedrich Nietzsche’s The Twilight of the Idols. Critique of modernity. — Our institutions are no good any more: on that there is universal agreement.

However, it is not their fault but ours. Power, weakness and politics. Nietzsche is often associated with the Nazi ideology. And, it is true that Hitler and his cronies were quite fond of Nietzsche’s philosophy. 7 Think about it: A philosophical justification for the idea that one person (or race of people) is stronger, better, smarter and more powerful than others.

And action, violent or otherwise, is completely sanctioned by the. This article explores Nietzsche's critique of modernity by examining his treatment of the problem of truth and his attack on Christian morality.

The relevance of these topics for an understanding of some issues of concern to communication scholars, inter alia within the context of apartheid, is also : Nerina Jansen. In this book, Tamsin Shaw claims that there is a reason for this: Nietzsche’s insights entail a distinctive form of political skepticism.

Shaw argues that the modern political predicament, for Nietzsche, is shaped by two important historical phenomena. A Characterization of Modernity Modernity, like individualism, is a socio-politico-economic phenomenon that gradually began after the Middle Ages subsided and the Enlightenment values and promise of “progress” through reason, science, and technology began to propagate in Europe.

(Caution should be taken that there are distinctions between the terms “modern age/era”, “modernity. Nietzsche and The Antichrist Religion, Politics, and Culture in Late Modernity the publication of this collection demonstrates that the book Nietzsche described as his “revaluation of all values” more than merits philosophical scrutiny.

Through detailed reconstruction and analysis of Nietzsche's insights and arguments, these essays. An excellent window on Marx's and Nietzsche's overall theories and on the foibles of modern society.

Her analysis of their views on the nature of man and their consequent theories of history is competent and probes deeply into the teachings of Marx and Nietzsche.

The Review of Politics. Nietzsche, politics, and modernity: a critique of liberal reason. [David Owen] -- This introduction to Nietzsche's thought seeks to demonstrate his significance as a philosopher and political theorist, highlighting his critique of liberalism in both its philosophical and political.

For Nietzsche, modern politics rests largely on a secular inheritance of Christian values (he interprets the socialist doctrine of equality in terms of a secularization of the Christian belief in the equality of all souls before God" (On the Genealogy of Morality, Ansell-Pearson and Diethe, eds., Cambridge University Press,p.

Marx, Nietzsche, and Modernity book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. An excellent window on Marx's and Nietzsche's overall theor /5(4).

Hugo Drochon, Nietzsche's Great Politics, Princeton University Press,pp., $ (hbk), ISBN Reviewed by Andrew Huddleston, Birkbeck, University of London The idea of a Nietzschean 'politics' has long been under a cloud of suspicion, especially since prominent National Socialists in Germany appropriated Nietzsche as the.

Publisher Synopsis `Nietzsche, Politics and Modernity will be of interest to everyone concerned about Nietzsche's politics, proponents and opponents of liberalism, and students of Nietzche who want a. Preface 1. The Order of Modernity The Modern Frame A Madman Speaks Modernity and Nihilism 2.

Hobbes: The Politics of Divine Containment The Ontological Context The Light of Reason Nature, Madness and Artifice Rhetorics of Nature and Sovereignty Reason, Faith and Power /5(21).

book were discovered, effectively, by Nietzsche.”5 Williams also took a keen interest in Nietzsche’s political writings, but ultimately concluded in Shame and Necessity that Nietzsche “did not offer a politics.” Yet in the process of doing so, he identified a number of desiderataFile Size: KB.

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (/ ˈ n iː tʃ ə, ˈ n iː tʃ i /, German: [ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈniːtʃə] or [- ˈniːtsʃə]; 15 October – 25 August ) was a German philosopher, cultural critic, composer, poet, and philologist whose work has exerted a profound influence on modern intellectual history.

He began his career as a classical philologist before turning to mater: University of Bonn, Leipzig University. Nietzsche, Politics and Modernity by David Owen Be the first to review this item Written in a clear and engaging style, this text demonstrates Nietzsche's significance as.

What I say in the book is that Nietzsche is writing at a time in which you could see changes in European politics that announce other things Author: Sean Illing. Maturity and Modernity is the first book to analyze Nietzsche, Weber and Foucault as a tradition of theorising and to chart the development of genealogy as a mode of critique.

It provides clear accounts of the main ideas of Nietzsche, Weber and Foucault (as well as a useful Glossary) and illustrates the relations between these thinkers at methodological, substantive and politcal by: Get this from a library.

Nietzsche and The antichrist: religion, politics, and culture in late modernity. [Daniel W Conway;] -- "Nietzsche regarded The Antichrist, along with Zarathustra, as his most important work. In it he outlined many epoch-defining ideas, including his.

To anyone interested in philosophy as such and not only Nietzsche or early modern philosophy, I highly recommend this book."—Pierre B. Mauboussin, Review of Metaphysics "Nietzsche and Modern Times is a weighty contribution to the history of philosophy Few scholars have shown this much respect for and insight into Nietzsche's thought.

Nietzsche thus provides one of the first radical appraisals of the modern state as an instrument of repression, homogenization, and mediocrity and can thus be read as a sharp critic of modern politics.

Nietzsche was "anti-political" in the sense that he believed contemporary mass politics led to herd conformity, leveling of individuality, and.

Nietzsche despised the church as an institution and politically and culturally he was a free-thinking European far ahead of his days. So, "God is Author: Lesley Chamberlain. Nietzsche’s idea that the modern world is decadent, inferior in many ways to Ancient Athens, is irreconcilable with the Darwinian and Hegelian assumptions that man lives in the pinnacle of history.

While Nietzsche may find some validity to the biological tenets of Darwinism, he believed that any metaphysic—including a secular one—subjects. Nietzsche, Politics and Modernity by David Owen starting at $ Nietzsche, Politics and Modernity has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

Nietzsche’s critique of modernity has fascinated thinkers on the Right and Left — but in its essence, it belongs to the Right. The Left must advance an alternative modernity. Friedrich Nietzsche. Photograph from the series „Der kranke Nietzsche“ ("The ill Nietzsche") by Hans Olde, between June and August.

Nietzsche’s moral philosophy is primarily critical in orientation: he attacks morality both for its commitment to untenable descriptive (metaphysical and empirical) claims about human agency, as well as for the deleterious impact of its distinctive norms and values on the flourishing of the highest types of human beings (Nietzsche’s “higher men”).Nietzsche’s central insight about the modern state—one that greatly influenced the sociology of Max Weber and the political thinking of Carl Schmitt—is that it faces a crisis of authority.86 Owen concedes that “this political theory is [not] the only one which could be drawn from Nietzsche's work; it is simply the position which I think offers most of interest in terms of Nietzsche's ongoing relevance to contemporary debates” (Nietzsche, Politics and Modernity, p.

). Connolly likewise declares that “the Nietzschean Cited by: