Nietzsche the Communist? A Genealogy of Interpretation

  • Robert T. ValgentiEmail author
Part of the Contributions to Hermeneutics book series (CONT HERMEN, volume 6)


This essay will examine the powerful influence of Nietzsche’s philosophy on the “weak thought” of Vattimo and Zabala, and the degree to which this influence is developed and even challenged by a hermeneutic communism. If Nietzsche is the middle term in the sub-title’s itinerary “From Heidegger to Marx,” what gets lost along the way, and at what cost?


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Lebanon Valley CollegeAnnvilleUSA

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