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What Nihilism Is Not

Nolen Gertz | MIT Press | 16th January 2020

Nihilism is too often confused and conflated with pessimism, cynicism, and apathy. It is better seen as an alternative to all them. “We might even go so far as to say that pessimism is the opposite of nihilism. To be with a pessimist is to know that you are with a pessimist. But you can be w…

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