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Prophets of Extremity

Nietzsche, Heidegger, Foucault, Derrida

Allan Megill

Professor
( University of California, May 1987 )

In this book, the author presents an interpretation of four thinkers: Nietzsche, Heidegger, Foucault, and Derrida. In an attempt to place these thinkers within the wider context of the crisis-oriented modernism and postmodernism that have been the source of much of what is most original and creative in twentieth-century art and thought.



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