The Three Stigmata of Friedrich Nietzsche: Political Physiology in the Age of Nihilism

Hardcover | February 15, 2011

byNandita Biswas-Mellamphy, Nandita Biswas Mellamphy

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Following Nietzsche’s call for a philosopher-physician and his own use of the bodily language of health and illness as tools to diagnose the ailments of the body politic, this book offers a reconstruction of the concept of political physiology in Nietzsche’s thought, bridging gaps between Anglo-American, German and French schools of interpretation.

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Following Nietzsche’s call for a philosopher-physician and his own use of the bodily language of health and illness as tools to diagnose the ailments of the body politic, this book offers a reconstruction of the concept of political physiology in Nietzsche’s thought, bridging gaps between Anglo-American, German and French schools of in...

NANDITA BISWAS MELLAMPHY is Assistant Professor of Political Theory, and core faculty in the Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism at The University of Western Ontario. Her research focuses on Nietzsche’s political thought and its influence on contemporary interdisciplinary theory. She is also an exponent of the classical India...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.87 × 5.64 × 0.68 inPublished:February 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: The Mnemotechnics Of Nihilism and the Political Physiology of Eternal Recurrence
The Displaced ‘Origin’ of Political Physiology
The Economic Problem of Production: Nature, Culture, Life
The Dynamics of Opposition and the Transformation of the Übermensch
Self Annihilation and the Metamorphosis of Nihilism
The Pathology of Amor Fati: Eros and Eschaton
Novum Organum: The Overhuman as the Overmanifold
Postface: The Transmigration of Homo Natura
Notes
Bibliography
Index