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Nietzsche, Nihilism, and the Virtue of Nature
Government, Politics & Global Studies Faculty Publications
  • Steven Michels, Sacred Heart University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
10-1-2004
Abstract

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.”

Citation Information
Michels, Steven. "Nietzsche, Nihilism, and the Virtue of Nature." Dogma: Revue de Philosophie et de Sciences Humaines (2004). Web