The book Nietzsche has long been recognized as one of the
most important accounts of Nietzsche's philosophy, acclaimed for its
rare combination of scholarly rigour and imaginative interpretation. Yet
this is more than a major work on Nietzsche: the book opened a whole
new avenue in post-war thought. Here Deleuze shows how Nietzsche began a
new way of thinking which breaks with the dialectic as a method and
escapes the confines of philosophy itself.
(1925 –1995) was a French philosopher who, from the early 1960s until his
death, wrote influentially on philosophy, literature, film, and fine art.