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Nietzsche, godfather of fascism? [electronic resource] : on the uses and abuses of a philosophy / edited by Jacob Golomb and Robert S. Wistrich.

Contributor(s): Golomb, Jacob | Wistrich, Robert S, 1945-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2002Description: 1 online resource (xv, 341 p.).ISBN: 9781400825332 (electronic bk.); 1400825334 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900 | National socialism and philosophy | Fascism | Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm | Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900 | Nazisme et philosophie | Fascisme | PHILOSOPHY -- History & Surveys -- Modern | Fascisme | Nietzsche, Friedrich -- Faschismus -- Aufsatzsammlung | Faschismus -- Nietzsche, Friedrich -- AufsatzsammlungGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Nietzsche, godfather of fascism?.DDC classification: 193 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
How to de-Nazify Nietzsche's philosophical anthropology? / Jacob Golomb -- Misinterpretation as the author's responsibility (Nietzsche's fascism, for instance) / Berel Lang -- Experiences with Nietzsche / Wolfgang M�uller-Lauter -- Nietzsche and "Hitler" / Alexander Nehamas -- Nietzsche and the Jews / Menahem Brinker -- Nietzsche contra Wagner on the Jews / Yirmiyahu Yovel -- Between the cross and the swastika: a Nietzschean perspective / Robert S. Wistrich -- Ecce Caesar: Nietzsche's imperial aspirations / Daniel W. Conway -- Question of responsibility: Nietzsche with H�olderlin at war, 1914-1946 / Stanley Corngold, Geoffrey Waite -- Elisabeth legend: the cleansing of Nietzsche and the sullying of his sister / Robert C. Holub -- Nietzsche, Mussolini, and Italian fascism / Mario Sznajder -- Nietzsche and the fascist dimension: the case of Ernst J�unger / David Ohana -- Godfather too: Nazism as a Nietzschean "experiment" / Kurt Rudolf Fischer -- Critique as apologetics: Nolte's interpretation of Nietzsche / Roderick Stackelberg.
Summary: Nietzsche, the Godfather of Fascism? What can Nietzsche have in common with this murderous ideology? Frequently described as the "radical aristocrat" of the spirit, Nietzsche abhorred mass culture and strove to cultivate an Ubermensch endowed with exceptional mental qualities. What can such a thinker have in common with the fascistic manipulation of the masses for chauvinistic goals that crushed the autonomy of the individual?The question that lies at the heart of this collection is how Nietzsche came to acquire the deadly "honor" of being considered the philosopher of the Third Reich and whet.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [323]-332) and index.

pt. 1. In theory -- How to de-Nazify Nietzsche's philosophical anthropology? / Jacob Golomb -- Misinterpretation as the author's responsibility (Nietzsche's fascism, for instance) / Berel Lang -- Experiences with Nietzsche / Wolfgang M�uller-Lauter -- Nietzsche and "Hitler" / Alexander Nehamas -- Nietzsche and the Jews / Menahem Brinker -- Nietzsche contra Wagner on the Jews / Yirmiyahu Yovel -- Between the cross and the swastika: a Nietzschean perspective / Robert S. Wistrich -- pt. 2. In practice -- Ecce Caesar: Nietzsche's imperial aspirations / Daniel W. Conway -- Question of responsibility: Nietzsche with H�olderlin at war, 1914-1946 / Stanley Corngold, Geoffrey Waite -- Elisabeth legend: the cleansing of Nietzsche and the sullying of his sister / Robert C. Holub -- Nietzsche, Mussolini, and Italian fascism / Mario Sznajder -- Nietzsche and the fascist dimension: the case of Ernst J�unger / David Ohana -- Godfather too: Nazism as a Nietzschean "experiment" / Kurt Rudolf Fischer -- Critique as apologetics: Nolte's interpretation of Nietzsche / Roderick Stackelberg.

Nietzsche, the Godfather of Fascism? What can Nietzsche have in common with this murderous ideology? Frequently described as the "radical aristocrat" of the spirit, Nietzsche abhorred mass culture and strove to cultivate an Ubermensch endowed with exceptional mental qualities. What can such a thinker have in common with the fascistic manipulation of the masses for chauvinistic goals that crushed the autonomy of the individual?The question that lies at the heart of this collection is how Nietzsche came to acquire the deadly "honor" of being considered the philosopher of the Third Reich and whet.

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