1st Edition

Nietzsche: The Key Concepts

By Peter R. Sedgwick Copyright 2009
    188 Pages
    by Routledge

    188 Pages
    by Routledge

    Nietzsche: The Key Concepts is a comprehensive guide to one of the most widely-studied and influential philosophers of the nineteenth century. This invaluable resource helps navigate the often challenging and controversial thought outlined in Nietzsche’s seminal texts.

    Fully cross-referenced throughout and in an accessible A-Z format with suggestions for further reading, this concise yet thorough introduction explores such ideas as:

    • decadence
    • epistemology
    • modernity
    • nihilism
    • will to power

    This volume is essential reading for students of philosophy and will be of interest to those studying in the fields of literature, religion and cultural theory.

    Preface; Key Concepts; Bibliography


    Peter Sedgwick is lecturer in Philosophy at Cardiff University. He is the author of Nietzsche: A Critical Reader (1995) and, with Andrew Edgar, of Cultural Theory: The Key Concepts (Routledge, 2001).