Bibliography and Readings for the Global Nietzsche

Background Readings:

Jens Hanssen, The fin-de-siecle Middle East

Paul A. Bové, “Mendacious Innocents, or, The Modern Genealogist as Conscientious Intellectual: Nietzsche,Foucault, Said”

Yoav DiCapua, “Arab Existentialism: An Invisible Chapter in the
Intellectual History of Decolonization”

Duncan Large, “Nietzsche’s Orientalism”

Primary Texts:

Ali Shari’ati, “Man and Islam: ‘The free man and freedom of man'” (available on-line).

Sir Muhammad Iqbal’s 1930 Presidential Address to the 25th Session of the All-India Muslim League, Allahabad, 29 December 1930 (available on-line).

Additional Readings by Shari’ati:

Ali Shari’ati, Marxism and other Western fallacies

Excerpts from Shari’ati’s lecture on Sir Muhammad Iqbal: Shari’ati, Lecture on Iqbal

Excerpts from Shari’ati’s lecture Religion against Religion, in which he argues that a religion of becoming and revolution must oppose a religion of being and dogma, which is used by the religious establishment to control rather than to liberate people: Shari’ati, Religion versus Religion

Ali Shari’ati on “The Sociology of Islam”

Additional Readings and Materials:

Ian Almond, “Nietzsche’s peace with Islam,” chapter 8 in his History of Islam in German Thought (London: Routledge, 2011), 151-162.

Selections from an excellent political biography of Shari’ati by Ali Rahnem: Rahnema, Shari’ati Biography (excerpts)

Roy Jackson, Nietzsche and Islam (London: Rutledge, 2007).

Timothy Brennan, “Nietzsche and the Colonies,” ch. 3 in Borrowed Light: Vico, Hegel and the Colonies (Stanford: SUP, 2014)

Documentary/interview with the publisher and Arabic translator of Nietzsche’s works: