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Birkbeck Explains: Dr Andrew Huddleston on Nietzsche and Nihilism

Dr Andrew Huddleston, from the Department of Philosophy at Birkbeck, University of London, explores whether the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche was a nihilist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VF_CgF7qg2s&feature=youtu.be

It's often thought that he was; famously, he proclaimed the death of God. But it's important to recognise that he did not embrace nihilism - he took it to be the great crisis of Western civilisation.

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Published: 04 May 2017