Robert Morrison offers a study of two linked and interacting traditions that have had great influence in twentieth-century thought - Buddhism and the philosophy of Nietzsche. Nietzsche saw a direct historical parallel between the cultural situation of his own time and of the India of the Buddhas age - the emergence of nihilism as a consequence of loss of traditional belief. Nietzsche's fear, still resonant today, was that Europe was about to enter a nihilistic era in which people, no longer able to believe in the old religious and moral values, would feel themselves adrift in a meaningless cosmos where life seems to have no particular purpose or end.
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Subtítulo: A STUDY IN NIHILISM AND IRONIC AFFINITIES