An Introduction to Friedrich Nietzsche

Although born in the 19th century, Friedrich Nietzsche is arguably philosophy’s first postmodern thinker. By undermining objective truth with his theory of perspectivism, which draws attention to the inherent power interests at play when individuals assert knowledge, Nietzsche set the stage for the critical theory that followed. His willingness to attack humanity’s sacred cows and “reevaluate all values” — particularly…