Nietzsche: The Key Concepts

By Peter R. Sedgwick

© 2006 – Routledge

180 pages

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About the Book

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.

Table of Contents

Preface; Key Concepts; Bibliography

About the Author

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).

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PHI000000
PHILOSOPHY / General
PHI021000
PHILOSOPHY / Reference