Nietzsche's the Anti-Christ (Paperback)

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The Anti-Christ is one of the most notorious, if not the most notorious, books by Nietzsche - and one of his most frequently misrepresented. Presupposing no prior knowledge of Nietzsche or the text, nor with Christian beliefs or doctrines, Paul Bishop carefully guides students through The Anti-Christ section by section. Bishop unpacks the difficulties that many readers face when dealing with Nietzsche's rhetoric. And he contextualises the text within the wider contexts of Nietzsche's thought as a whole and the broader currents of contemporary 19th and 20th century thought. Student resources include a chronology of Nietzsche's life and work, a glossary of key terms, an index of names and subjects and a guide to further reading.

About the Author


Paul Bishop is William Jacks Chair of Modern Languages in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures at the University of Glasgow. His research examines the history of ideas with a particular interest in the reception of Nietzsche in the fields of psychoanalysis, analytical psychology, and Lebensphilosophie. His previous publications include German Political Thought and the Discourse of Platonism (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019), Ludwig Klages and the Philosophy of Life (Routledge, 2017), On the Blissful Islands with Nietzsche & Jung (Routledge, 2017) and, as editor A Companion to Friedrich Nietzsche, Life and Works (Camden House, 2012).


Product Details
ISBN: 9781474430746
ISBN-10: 1474430740
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication Date: December 22nd, 2021
Pages: 328
Language: English