By Stephen R. C. Hicks
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) is known for his assertion that God is useless and his provocative account of grasp and Slave moralities and for the truth that Adolf Hitler and the Nazis claimed that Nietzsche used to be certainly one of their nice inspirations. have been the Nazis correct to take action or did they misappropriate Nietzsche's philosophy? during this e-book, in accordance with the 2006 documentary, Professor Stephen Hicks asks and solutions the subsequent questions: * What have been the most important components of Hitler and the nationwide Socialists' political philosophy? * How did the Nazis come to energy in a state as informed and civilized as Germany? * What was once Friedrich Nietzsche's philosophy the philosophy of "Live dangerously" and "That which doesn't kill us makes us stronger"? * And to what quantity did Nietzsche's philosophy supply a beginning for the horrors perpetrated through the Nazis?
About the Author
Dr. Stephen Hicks is Professor of Philosophy at Rockford university, Illinois, and govt Director of the heart for Ethics and Entrepreneurship. He has been a traveling professor at Georgetown college in Washington, D.C. and a traveling student on the Social Philosophy and coverage middle in Bowling eco-friendly, Ohio. he's additionally the writer of Explaining Postmodernism: Skepticism and Socialism from Rousseau to Foucault (Scholargy, 2004), The artwork of Reasoning: Readings for Logical research (Second version, W. W. Norton & Co., 1998), and articles in educational journals equivalent to The assessment of Metaphysics and different courses reminiscent of The Wall highway magazine.