Nietzsche

Historian Bettany Hughes explores the minds of three of the greatest thinkers of the 19th century. This time she travels across Europe in the footsteps of the German philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche.

His uncompromising and often brutal ideas smashed the comfortable assumptions of religion, morality and science, yet, appropriated by the Nazis, his work is among the most devastatingly manipulated and misinterpreted in history.

His philosophical quest led him to isolation and ultimately madness, but his ideas helped shape the intellectual landscape of the modern world.

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