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The Ego and Its Own (Paperback)

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The Ego and Its Own (German: Der Einzige und sein Eigenthum; also translated as Me and My Own, or more accurately as The Individual and His Property) is an 1884 work by German philosopher Max Stirner. It presents a radically nominalist and individualist critique of, on the one hand, Christianity, nationalism and traditional morality, and on the other, humanism, utilitarianism, liberalism and much of the then-burgeoning socialist movement, advocating instead an amoral (although importantly not inherently immoral or antisocial) egoism. It is considered a major influence on the development of anarchism, existentialism, nihilism and postmodernism.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781542636964
ISBN-10: 1542636965
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: January 19th, 2017
Pages: 178
Language: English