Often quoted yet highly divisive, Nietzsche remains an enigma long after his death. This title examines the philosopher's work in the context of his tumultuous childhood and Christian upbringing. It discusses his infamous declaration that God is dead, his posthumous association with Nazism, and his criticisms of conventional morality.
Robert Wicks is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Auckland. His other books include Modern French Philosophy and Kant on Judgement.