The Affirmation of Life

The Affirmation of Life

by Bernard REGINSTER

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Overview

While most recent studies of Nietzsche's works have lost sight of the fundamental question of the meaning of a life characterized by inescapable suffering, Bernard Reginster's book The Affirmation of Life brings it sharply into focus. Reginster identifies overcoming nihilism as a central objective of Nietzsche's philosophical project, and shows how this concern systematically animates all of his main ideas.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674042643
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 06/30/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 328
File size: 479 KB

About the Author

Bernard Reginster is Associate Professor of Philosophy, Brown University.

Table of Contents

Contents Abbreviations Introduction 1. Nihilism 2. Overcoming Disorientation 3. The Will to Power 4. Overcoming Despair 5. The Eternal Recurrence 6. Dionysian Wisdom Notes Bibliography Index

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