Nietzsche and Jewish Culture

Nietzsche and Jewish Culture


  • Author : Jacob Golomb
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2002-01-04
  • Genre: Philosophy
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781134867264


Nietzsche and Jewish Culture Book Description :

Friedrich Nietzsche occupies a contradictory position in the history of ideas: he came up with the concept of a master race, yet an eminent Jewish scholar like Martin Buber translated his Also sprach Zarathustra into Polish and remained in a lifelong intellectual dialogue with Nietzsche. Sigmund Freud admired his intellectual courage and was not at all reluctant to admit that Nietzsche had anticipated many of his basic ideas. This unique collection of essays explores the reciprocal relationship between Nietzsche and Jewish culture. It is organized in two parts: the first examines Nietzsche's attitudes towards Jews and Judaism; the second Nietzsche's influence on Jewish intellectuals as diverse and as famous as Franz Kafka, Martin Buber, Franz Rosenzw...

Body Failure

Body Failure


  • Author : Wendy Mitchinson
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release Date : 2013-10-30
  • Genre: History
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781442665286


Body Failure Book Description :

In this energetic new study, Wendy Mitchinson traces medical perspectives on the treatment of women in Canada in the first half of the twentieth century. It is based on in-depth research in a variety of archival sources, including Canadian medical journals, textbooks used in many of Canada’s medical faculties, popular health literature, patient case records, and hospital annual reports, as well as interviews with women who lived during the period. Each chapter examines events throughout a woman’s life cycle – puberty, menstruation, sexuality, marriage and motherhood – and the health problems connected to them – infertility, birth control and abortion, gynaecology, cancer, nervous disorders, and menopause. Mitchinson provides a sensitive und...

Clinical Diagnosis

Clinical Diagnosis


  • Author : James Finlayson
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1878
  • Genre: Diagnosis
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  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015076811648


Clinical Diagnosis Book Description :

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