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Nietzsche's Animal Philosophy Culture, Politics, and the Animality of the Human Being

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ISBN-10: 0823230287

ISBN-13: 9780823230280

Edition: 4th 2009

Authors: Vanessa Lemm

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This book explores the significance of human animality in the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche and provides the first systematic treatment of the animal theme in Nietzsche's corpus as a whole Lemm argues that the animal is neither a random theme nor a metaphorical device in Nietzsche's thought. Instead, it stands at the center of his renewal of the practice and meaning of philosophy itself. Lemm provides an original contribution to on-going debates on the essence of humanism and its future. At the center of this new interpretation stands Nietzsche's thesis that animal life and its potential for truth, history, and morality depends on a continuous antagonism between forgetfulness…    
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Book details

List price: $39.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Fordham University Press
Publication date: 4/15/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Culture and Civilization
Politics and Promise
Culture and Economy
Giving and Forgiving
Animality, Creativity, and Historicity
Animality, Language, and Truth
Conclusion: Biopolitics and the Question of Animal Life