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By Caroline Joan S. Picart

Nietzsche's comments approximately girls and femininity have generated loads of debate between philosophers, a few seeing them as ineradicably misogynist, others examining them extra favorably as ironic and possibly precious for contemporary feminism. during this learn, Kay Picart makes use of a genealogical method of tune the best way Nietzsche's preliminary use of 'feminine' mythological figures as symbols for modernity's regenerative powers progressively provides approach to an more and more misogynistic politics, leading to the silencing and emasculation of his previous configurations of the 'feminine.' whereas different students have keen on classifying the measure of offensiveness of Nietzsche's ambivalent and constructing misogyny, Picart examines what this misogyny potential for his political philosophy as an entire. Picart effectively exhibits how Nietzsche's more and more derogatory therapy of the 'feminine' in his post-Zarathustran works is heavily tied to his turning out to be resentment over his lack of ability to restore a decadent modernity.

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