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Published: 02 May 2019

206 Pages


ISBN: 9780198823674

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Nietzsche on the Decadence and Flourishing of Culture

Andrew Huddleston

  • Questions the prevalent reading of Nietzsche as an individualist concerned with self-cultivation
  • Offers an alternative interpretation of Nietzsche as a social thinker with a perfectionistic ideal of a flourishing culture
  • Considers the implications of this new reading on Nietzsche's ethics and social philosophy
  • Situates Nietzsche in his nineteenth century context while also highlighting the ongoing relevance of his ideas