Nihilism (Key Ideas)

Bulent Diken
ISBN:
9780415452175

The book discusses nihilism as a paradoxical idea, which is simultaneously destructive to and constitutive of society, by developing a systematic account of the historical significance, political consequences, and the social topology of nihilism. Empirically, it focuses on literary, cinematic and architectural spaces of nihilism. One of its central concerns is to elaborate on the possibilities of overcoming nihilism.

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