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“The Time Is Coming When We Will Relearn Politics”
Hugo Halferty Drochon
Journal of Nietzsche Studies
No. 39 (SPRING 2010), pp. 66-85
Published by: Penn State University Press
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5325/jnietstud.39.1.0066
Page Count: 20
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Abstract In Ecce Homo’s “Why I am a Destiny,” Nietzsche declares that “the concept of politics” will merge entirely into a “Mind-war” and that “the earth will know Great politics.” Through analyzing these two concepts, the aim of this article is to counter Bernard Williams’s claim that “Nietzsche did not move to any view that offered a coherent politics.” Nietzsche does so in calling for the founding of a “Party of Life,” whose “concept of politics” is to breed a new “master race,” to fight a Mind-war, ignited by the “act” of the “Revaluation,” The Antichrist, against the “Party of Christianity.”
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