Nietzsche and Napoleon

The Dionysian Conspiracy

Awdur(on) Don Dombowsky

Iaith: Saesneg

Dosbarthiad(au): History

Cyfres: Political Philosophy Now

  • Medi 2014 · 240 tudalen ·216x138mm

  • · Clawr Caled - 9781783160969
  • · eLyfr - pdf - 9781783160976
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Am y llyfr

Mae'r llyfr hwn yn dadlau bod syniadau gwleidyddol Nietzsche a'i model arfaethedig o lywodraethu yn Fonapartaidd yn ei hanfod: ewyllys unbenaethol dan gochl rheolaeth boblogaidd.


‘Read as sequel to his seminal Nietzsche and Machiavelli, Dom Dombowsky’s book is a major contribution to our ongoing search for the absent cause or signifier of Nietzsche’s intentionally illusive articulation of his version of nihilism with his equally misunderstood and concomitant political project. Combining astute textual analysis with broad historical understanding, Nietzsche and Napoleon is a significant publishing event.’
–Geoff Waite, Cornell University, author of Nietzsche’s Corps/e

‘This is a ground-breaking study of Nietzsche’s Caesarism and Bonapartism – two of the most promising inlets into Nietzsche’s political thought. Dombowsky provides us with a thorough and systematic, yet subtle study that offers a unifying reading of Nietzsche’s pronouncements on politics, and sheds new light on their relationship to historical events. Drawing upon a wealth of sources, both scholarly and literary, Nietzsche and Napoleon has all the hallmarks of becoming a reference work in the field.’
–Hugo Drochon, University of Cambridge


Introduction: The Dionysian Conspiracy
1. Sources, Cults and Criticism: Nietzsche’s Portrait of Napoleon
1. In the Gilded Orbit of the ‘Ideal Artists’
2. Nietzsche’s Napoleon: Against Thomas Carlyle’s Cult of the Hero
3. Nietzsche’s Napoleon: A Polemic
4. The Artist of Government
2. Aristocratic Radicalism as a Species of Bonapartism
1. From Character-type to Structure
2. Nietzsche’s Understanding of Bonapartism
3. Nietzsche and the Underlying Structures of the Bonapartist Empire (1799–1815)
4. Aristocratic Radicalism
3. Napoleon III: ‘déshonneur’
1. Caesarism
2. Nietzsche and the Underlying Structures of the Second Empire (1851–1870)
3. Nietzsche’s Rejection of Napoleon III
4. Nietzsche’s Immanent Critique of Bonapartism
5. Nietzsche’s Radical Bonapartist Alliance
Conclusion: The Imperial European Future

Cyflwyno'r Awdur(on)

Awdur(on): Don Dombowsky

Mae Don Dombowsky yn Athro Cynorthwyol yn yr Adran Gwleidyddiaeth ac Astudiaethau Rhyngwladol ac yn yr Adran Athroniaeth, Bishop’s University, Canada.

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