Michael Ure, Nietzsche’s The Gay Science: An Introduction. Cambridge Introductions to Key Philosophical Texts. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. 273 pp.

ISBN 9780521760904 (hardback), ISBN 9780521144834 (paperback)

  • Stephanie B. Martens Laurentian University

Author Biography

Stephanie B. Martens, Laurentian University
Stephanie B. Martens, smartens@laurentian.ca. Assistant Professor at Department of Political Science, Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada.


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Ure, Michael, Nietzsche’s Therapy: Self-Cultivation in the Middle Works. Plymouth: Lexington Books, 2008.

Ure, Michael and Federico Testa, “Foucault and Nietzsche: Sisyphus and Dionysus,” in Foucault and Nietzsche: A Critical Encounter, ed. Alan Rosenberg and Joseph Westfall. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018.

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