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By Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen

If you have been trying to find a thinker more likely to attract americans, Friedrich Nietzsche will be faraway from your first selection. in the end, in his blazing occupation, Nietzsche took target at approximately all of the foundations of recent American existence: Christian morality, the Enlightenment religion in cause, and the belief of human equality. regardless of that, for greater than a century Nietzsche has been a highly popular—and unusually influential—figure in American proposal and culture.

In American Nietzsche, Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen delves deeply into Nietzsche's philosophy, and America’s reception of it, to inform the tale of his curious allure. starting her account with Ralph Waldo Emerson, whom the seventeen-year-old Nietzsche learn fervently, she indicates how Nietzsche’s principles first burst on American seashores on the flip of the 20th century, and the way they persisted  alternately to invigorate and to surprise americans for the century to come back. She additionally delineates the wider highbrow and cultural contexts during which a big selection of commentators—academic and armchair philosophers, theologians and atheists, romantic poets and hard-nosed empiricists, and political ideologues and apostates from the Left and the Right—drew perception and idea from Nietzsche’s claims for the demise of God, his problem to common fact, and his insistence at the interpretive nature of all human inspiration and ideology. whilst, she explores how his snapshot as an iconoclastic immoralist was once positioned to paintings in American pop culture, making Nietzsche an not likely posthumous big name in a position to inspiring either youngsters and students alike.

A  penetrating exam of a strong yet little-explored undercurrent of twentieth-century American idea and tradition, American Nietzsche dramatically recasts our knowing of yank highbrow life—and places Nietzsche squarely at its heart.

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