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Gilles Deleuze (1925-1995) was Professor of Philosophy at the University of Paris VIII. He is a key figure in poststructuralism, and one of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth century. "Nietzsche and Philosophy" has long been recognised as one of the most important accounts of Nietzsche's philosophy, acclaimed for its rare combination of scholarly rigour and imaginative interpretation. Yet this is more than a major work on Nietzsche; the book opened a whole new avenue in post-war thought. Here, Deleuze shows how Nietzsche began a new way of thinking which breaks with the dialectic as a method and escapes the confines of philosophy itself.

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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 128 x 194 x 20mm | 240.41g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0826490751
  • 9780826490759
  • 55,732

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"'Deleuze's book offers an extremely rich and systematic reading of Nietzsche... To read Nietzsche and Philosophy is to experience the earnestness of Nietzsche's challenge to Western Philosophy.' -- Times Higher Education Supplement"

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About Gilles Deleuze

Gilles Deleuze was Professor of Philosophy at the University of Paris VIII.

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Table of contents

Preface to the English Translation; Translator's Note; Abbreviations of Nietzsche's Works; 1. The Tragic; 2. Active and Reactive; 3. Critique; 4. From Ressentiment to the Bad Conscience; 5. The Overman: Against the Dialectic; Conclusion; Notes.

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