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Nietzsche, Nihilism, and the Virtue of Nature
Government, Politics & Global Studies Faculty Publications
  • Steven Michels, Sacred Heart University
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Nietzsche’s view of nature and his attack on the platonic tradition has given him a reputation as a nihilist, a label he himself acknowledged. Yet what does Nietzsche mean by nihilism? and to what extent is he a nihilist? This article explores Nietzsche’s use of the term as it relates to modernity, his own postmodern project, and how it is connected with what Nietzsche calls “virtue.”
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Michels, Steven. "Nietzsche, Nihilism, and the Virtue of Nature." Dogma: Revue de Philosophie et de Sciences Humaines (2004). Web