Bloomsbury Publishing | Plato And Nietzsche: Their Philosophical Art (2014 EN)

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    Author: Mark Anderson
    Full Title: Plato And Nietzsche: Their Philosophical Art
    Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing; Bloomsbury Academic (October 23, 2014)
    Year: 2014
    ISBN-13: 9781350008106 (978-1-350-00810-6), 9781472522047 (978-1-4725-2204-7)
    ISBN-10: 1350008109, 1472522044
    Pages: 240
    Language: English
    Genre: Philosophy: Ancient Philosophy
    File type: EPUB (True), PDF (True, but nonnative Cover)
    Quality: 9/10
    Price: £100.00


    It is commonly known that Nietzsche is one of Plato's primary philosophical antagonists, yet there is no full-length treatment in English of their ideas in dialogue and debate.

    Plato and Nietzsche is an advanced introduction to these two thinkers, with original insights and arguments interspersed throughout the text. Through a rigorous exploration of their ideas on art, metaphysics, ethics, and the nature of philosophy, and by explaining and analyzing each man's distinctive approach, Mark Anderson demonstrates the many and varied ways they play off against one another. This book provides the background necessary to understanding the principle matters at issue between these two philosophers and to developing an awareness that Nietzsche's engagement with Plato is deeper and more nuanced than it is often presented as being.

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