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The Essence of Nihilism

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A groundbreaking classic of contemporary philosophy for the first time in English translation

Between 1961 and 1970, Emanuele Severino was subjected to a thorough investigation by the Vatican Inquisition. The “fundamental incompatibility” identified between his thought and Christian doctrine ejected him from his position as Professor of Philosophy at the Catholic University
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Kindle Edition, 384 pages
Published November 29th 2016 by Verso
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J.W.D. Nicolello
I'm not surprised Severino is seemingly/apparently disregarded in Armorica. I'd never heard of him, as far as I know, till I came upon this at the Strand the other day. Perfect timing, really, as I was having a hard time buckling down to what light reading material I'd bring to the beach in late August, but now that problem has been solved.

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The occasional flash of insight could not survive the tedious onslaught of nagging repetition, and there are not enough sources in English as of this moment
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