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Published: 15 September 2010

256 Pages

ISBN: 9780748641796

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The Ethics of Writing

Authorship and Legacy in Plato and Nietzsche

Seán Burke

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • An original, provocative and arresting construction of a new debate: the responsibility of authors for the effects of their works
  • Courageous discussion of catastrophic readings which played a part in the establishment of totalitarian regimes such as Nazism, Fascism, and Communism
  • An extension of the author's pioneering work on authorship into its ethical and political significance

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