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Published: 12 April 2022

384 Pages


ISBN: 9780192849731

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Value in Modernity

The Philosophy of Existential Modernism in Nietzsche, Scheler, Sartre, Musil

Peter Poellner

  • An original reconstruction of an important but hitherto neglected strand of philosophical modernism
  • Develops novel interpretations of the ethical thought of Nietzsche (early and late) and Sartre
  • Defends a qualified version of perceptualism in the philosophy of emotion.
  • Gives the first detailed interpretation in English of the philosophical core of Musil's The Man without Qualities