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In the 1st 1/2 this unique booklet, Kimerer L. LaMothe bargains the single exhaustive research of the dance photos that seem in each one of Friedrich Nietzsche's significant works, revealing the pivotal function this imagery performs in Nietzsche's venture of revaluing Christian values. within the moment half the booklet, LaMothe bargains the one extensive account of ways the 2 such a lot celebrated innovators in American glossy dance, Isadora Duncan and Martha Graham, created dances in addition to dance philosophies and practices that seriously interact and improve Nietzsche's philosophical undertaking. Taken jointly, the 2 halves of this ebook make a unbroken case for why students, philosophers, and dancers may still examine dance as a medium of spiritual adventure and expression.


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