Nietzsche and Buddhist Philosophy

Nietzsche and Buddhist Philosophy


Nietzsche as soon as proclaimed himself the 'Buddha of Europe', and all through his lifestyles Buddhism held huge, immense curiosity for him. whereas he Buddhist pondering in demolishing what he considered as the two-headed fable of Being and Self, he observed himself as advocating a reaction to the resultant nihilist concern that used to be diametrically against that of his Indian counterpart. during this booklet Antoine Panaïoti explores the deep and intricate kinfolk among Nietzsche's perspectives and Buddhist philosophy. He discusses the mental types and theories which underlie their supposedly opposing ethics of 'great wellbeing and fitness' and explodes the obvious dichotomy among Nietzsche's Dionysian life-affirmation and Buddhist life-negation, arguing for a singular, hybrid reaction to the problem of formulating a tenable post-nihilist ethics. His publication will curiosity scholars and students of Nietzsche's philosophy, Buddhist concept and the metaphysical, existential and moral concerns that emerge with the dying of theism.

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