Nietzsche's Philosophy of Religion by Julian Young

By Julian Young

In his first publication, The start of Tragedy, Nietzsche observes that Greek tragedy collected humans jointly as a group within the sight in their gods, and argues that modernity should be rescued from 'nihilism' in basic terms in the course of the revival of one of these pageant. this is often ordinarily considered a view which failed to live to tell the tale the termination of Nietzsche's early Wagnerianism, yet Julian younger argues, at the foundation of an exam of all of Nietzsche's released works, that his spiritual communitarianism actually persists via all his writings. What follows, it really is argued, is that the mature Nietzsche is neither an 'atheist', an 'individualist', nor an 'immoralist': he's a German thinker belonging to a German culture of conservative communitarianism - although to say him as a proto-Nazi is significantly wrong. this crucial 2006 reassessment could be of curiosity to all Nietzsche students and to a variety of readers in German philosophy.

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