Friday, June 27, 2008
Egyed, Bela. "Nietzsche's Anti-Democratic Liberalism." KRITIKA & KONTEXT 35 (2007).
While Nietzsche was an enemy of populism and egalitarianism, he was also an enthusiastic supporter of the struggle for liberty; his perfunctory endorsement of existing institutions sits alongside a proto-politics of drives and intensities. A Nietzschean politics is less a critique of political events so much as a diagnosis of the forces and tendencies driving them – and therein lies its liberalism, writes Béla Egyed. . . . Read the rest here: http://www.eurozine.com/articles/2008-04-08-egyed-en.html.