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Nietzsche's Earth: Great Events, Great Politics

Gary Shapiro


Nietzsche’s Earth articulates the sense of his call to be “true to the earth,” exploring its political dimensions. Triangulating Nietzsche between the nineteenth century European world of competing nation states and the changed landscape of more recent times, it argues that this thinker speaks to contemporary themes and questions such as globalization, the so-called end of history, sovereign assumption of emergency powers through states of exception, and the composition of the decisive political body of a diverse, nomadic, and hybrid multitude. The book explores the contrast between two modes ... More

Keywords: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, Georg W. F. Hegel, earth

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780226394459
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226394596.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gary Shapiro, author
University of Richmond (emeritus)