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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.


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ISBN-13: 9781420962673
Publisher: Neeland Media
Publication date: 06/17/2019
Pages: 280
Sales rank: 575,167
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)

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