Letters and Politics

Nietzsche, Heidegger, and the Return of the Far Right

A conversation about two legendary German philosophers, Friedrich Nietzsche and Martin Heidegger, and how their ideas have influenced today’s far right-wing ideologues such as Richard Spencer, Aleksandr Dugin, and Steve Bannon.

Guest: Ronald Beiner is Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto and author of numerous books, including Political Philosophy: What It Is and Why It Matters and Civil Religion: A Dialogue in the History of Political Philosophy.




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