Nietzsche

Nietzsche : His Philosophy of Contradictions and the Contradictions of His Philosophy

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This is the first translation into English of a milestone in Nietzsche interpretation. Wolfgang Mller-Lauter examines Nietzsche's doctrines of the will to power and the overman in light of Nietzsche's philosophy of real contradictions. He shows that Nietzsche's vision of inherently contradictory "wills to power" is the source of irresolvable contradictions in his philosophy. Mller-Lauter has remained at the forefront of German Nietzsche studies throughout the quarter century since this book first appeared. This long-awaited translation, containing two substantial subsequent essays, is a major addition to the English-language Nietzsche literature.show more

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  • Hardback | 272 pages
  • 158.75 x 230 x 25.4mm | 550g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 0252024524
  • 9780252024528

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ADVANCE PRAISE "The most lucid and stimulating study of Nietzsche's philosophy to appear in recent years. Its thesis should intrigue the expert; its clear presentation of basic ideas, the novice."-Herbert Reicher, University of North Carolina "The first comprehensive discussion of Nietzsche's philosophy in the light of his later systematic ideas."-Gerd-Gnther Grau, Ideologie und Wille zur Macht "In his important book Mller-Lauter introduces a thesis to Nietzsche studies that deserves close consideration: that contradiction is the most this thinker is able to achieve in his inquiry into reality."-Wilhelm Weisschedel, Zeitschrift fr philosophische Forschungshow more

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