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Philosophy / Politics
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How to Read Like a Parasite

Why the Left Got High on Nietzsche

Daniel Tutt

A how-to guide for the left on how to overcome Nietzsche’s divisive and damaging influence.

How to Read Like a Parasite overturns the whitewashed and defanged version of Nietzsche that has been made popular by generations of translators and academic philosophers who have presented his work as apolitical and without a core reactionary agenda.

Making a persuasive case for how to overcome Nietzsche’s deleterious influence on the left, Tutt argues that Nietzsche’s philosophy does have a centre, and that the left learns a great deal from Nietzsche when we read him as driven by a highly sophisticated reactionary political vision that informs all his
major concepts and ideas.

DANIEL TUTT writes on Marxism, philosophy and psychoanalysis and has taught philosophy at George Washington University, the Washington, DC jail and Marymount University. He is the author
of Psychoanalysis and the Politics of the Family.