➸ [Read] ➳ Understanding Nietzsche, Understanding Modernism By Douglas Burnham ➽ – Tbjewellers.co.uk Friedrich Nietzsche believed his own work represented the dawning of a new historical era and despite the fact that he lived most of his sane life suffering in obscurity it is not an exaggeration to s Friedrich Nietzsche believed his own work represented the dawning of a new historical era and despite the fact that he lived most of his sane life suffering in obscurity it is not an exaggeration to say that his vision helped lay the foundations for modernism in style substance and attitude Nietzsche was himself devoted to the modern for he reinterpreted every philosophy every historical figure and event every movement that came before him This reconceptualization Understanding Nietzsche, Epub / of the past through new modern eyes opened up Nietzsche's thinking to exploring daring possibilities for the future This prophetic boldness which is so uniue to his style seduced the modernist generation across the spectrum He was read by early Zionists as well as by Nazi racial theorists; by Thomas Mann and as well as by Salvador Dali His influence stretched from psychoanalysis to anarchist politics Understanding Nietzsche Understanding Modernism traces the effect of Nietzsche's thinking upon a diverse set of problems from ontology to politics to musical and literary aesthetics The first section of the volume is a series of essays each exploring a major work of Nietzsche's explaining its significance while contributing new interpretations of the text The middle portion connects Nietzsche's thought to the various strands of modernism in which it reveals itself The final section is a glossary of key terms that Nietzsche uses throughout his works An excellent resource for any scholar attempting to conceptualize the foundations of modernism or the historical importance of Nietzsche this volume seeks to outline the philosopher's works and their reception amongst the generations that immediately followed his passing.
- 344 pages
- Understanding Nietzsche, Understanding Modernism
- Douglas Burnham
- 15 January 2015 Douglas Burnham