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The Resource A God torn to pieces : the Nietzsche case, Giuseppe Fornari ; translation by Keith Buck in collaboration with the author

A God torn to pieces : the Nietzsche case, Giuseppe Fornari ; translation by Keith Buck in collaboration with the author

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A God torn to pieces : the Nietzsche case
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A God torn to pieces
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the Nietzsche case
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Giuseppe Fornari ; translation by Keith Buck in collaboration with the author
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  • eng
Summary
Giuseppe Fornari's groundbreaking inquiry shows that Friedrich Nietzsche's neglected importance as a religious thinker and his untimeliness place him at the forefront of modern thought. Capable of exploiting his own failures as a cognitive tool to discover what other philosophers never wanted to see, Nietzsche ultimately drove himself to mental collapse. Fornari analyzes the tragic reports of Nietzsche's madness and seeks out the cause of this self-destructive destiny, which, he argues, began earlier than his rivalry with the composer and polemicist Richard Wagner, dating back to the premature loss of Nietzsche's father. Dramatic experience enabled Nietzsche to detect a more general tendency of European culture, leading to his archaeological and prophetic discovery of the death of God, which he understood as a primordial assassination from which all humankind took its origin. Fornari concludes that Nietzsche's fatal rebellion against a Christian awareness, which he identified as the greatest threat to his plan, led him to become one and the same not only with Dionysus but also with the crucified Christ. His effort, Fornari argues, was a dramatic way to recognize the silent, inner meaning of Christ's figure, and perhaps to be forgiven
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contains biographical information
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non fiction
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Studies in violence, mimesis, and culture
A God torn to pieces : the Nietzsche case, Giuseppe Fornari ; translation by Keith Buck in collaboration with the author
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A God torn to pieces : the Nietzsche case, Giuseppe Fornari ; translation by Keith Buck in collaboration with the author
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.14321/j.ctt7zt5x5
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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cr
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multicolored
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Contents
Hunt for the whale -- Eternal recurrence of madness -- Philosopher and his double -- Foundation of Dionysus -- Antichrist and the crucifixion -- What none have perceived
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1 online resource (162 pages).
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9781628960358
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