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Nietzsche's Philosophy of Religion
by Julian Young
In his first book, The Birth of Tragedy, Nietzsche observes that Greek tragedy gathered people together as a community in the sight of their gods, and argues that modernity can be rescued from 'nihilism' only through the revival of such a festival. This is commonly thought to be a view which did not survive the termination of Nietzsche's early Wagnerianism, but Julian Youn ...more
Paperback, 230 pages
Published May 1st 2006 by Cambridge University Press
(first published January 1st 2006)
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i have nt read the book , but is it possible that hermann nitsche's "mysterium " event is a playing out of this notion of visceral collective irrational art happening , meant to redirect our attention to more primal values , to undress , as it were, the nihilist core of contemporary civilisation ..>?
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