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Nietzsche's Philosophy of Art

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ISBN-10: 0521455758

ISBN-13: 9780521455756

Edition: N/A

Authors: Julian Young

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This is a clear and lucid account of Nietzsches philosophy of art, combining exegesis, interpretation and criticism in a judicious balance. Julian Young argues that Nietzsches thought about art can only be understood in the context of his wider philosophy. In particular, he discusses the dramatic changes in Nietzschean aesthetics against the background of the celebrated themes of the death of God, eternal recurrence, and the idea of the bermensch. Young then divides Nietzsches career and his philosophy of art into four distinct phases, but suggests that these phases describe a circle. An attempt at world-affirmation is made in the central phases, but Nietzsche is predominantly influenced at…    
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Book details

List price: $44.99
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 1/28/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 188
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

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Acknowledgements
List of abbreviations
Introduction
Schopenhauer
The birth of tragedy
Human, all-too-human
The gay science
Twilight of the idols
Epilogue
Notes
Texts and translations
Index