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American Nietzsche : a history of an icon and his ideas

Author: Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, ©2012.
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If you were looking for a philosopher likely to appeal to Americans, Friedrich Nietzsche would be far from your first choice. After all, in his blazing career, Nietzsche took aim at nearly all the foundations of modern American life: Christian morality, the Enlightenment faith in reason, and the idea of human equality. Despite that, for more than a century Nietzsche has been a hugely popular-and surprisingly  Read more...
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Ratner-Rosenhagen, Jennifer.
American Nietzsche.
Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011011189
(OCoLC)708762380
Named Person: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen
ISBN: 9780226705842 0226705846
OCLC Number: 761217573
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 452 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The making of the American Nietzsche --
The soul of man under modernity --
The American naturalization of the Übermensch --
Nietzsche as educator --
Devotions: The Letters --
Dionysian enlightenment --
Antifoundationalism on native grounds --
Nietzsche is us.
Responsibility: Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen.

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For more than a century Friedrich Nietzsche has been a hugely popular - and surprisingly influential - figure in American high and popular culture alike. This title delves into Nietzsche's thought,  Read more...

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