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Rousseau, Nietzsche, and the image of the human

Rousseau, Nietzsche, and the image of the human

Author: Paul Franco
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2021
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"In Rousseau, Nietzsche, and the Image of the Human Paul Franco explores the relationship between Nietzsche and Rousseau and their critique of modern life. Franco begins by arguing that "among philosophers, Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Friedrich Nietzsche are perhaps the two most influential explorers and shapers of the moral and cultural imagination of late modernity." And yet Nietzsche was often highly critical of  Read more...
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Named Person: Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Franco
ISBN: 9780226800301 022680030X
OCLC Number: 1266902124
Contents: Introduction --
Genealogies of modernity --
The self --
Woman and family --
Politics --
Responsibility: Paul Franco.


Rousseau and Nietzsche presented two of the most influential critiques of modern life and much can still be learned from their respective analyses of problems we still face.  Read more...


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