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How to Philosophize with a Hammer and Sickle

Nietzsche and Marx for the Twenty-First Century

Jonas Ceika

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Watkins
03 February 2022
From the creator of the Cuck Philosophy YouTube channel comes this timely and explosive re-evaluation of Marx and Nietzsche for the 21st-century left.

Modernity has been defined by humanity's capacity for self-destruction.

Over the last century, the means which threaten not only life's joy but its very existence have only multiplied. At the same time, as a new wave of nationalism and right-wing politics spreads across the world, fewer and fewer people are being convinced that socialism could improve their everyday lives, let alone save us from our own destruction.

In this timely and explosive book, philosopher and YouTuber Jonas Ceika (aka Cuck Philosophy) re-invigorates socialism for the twenty-first century. Leaving behind its past associations with bureaucracy and state tyranny, and it's lifeless and drab theoretical accounts, Ceika instead uses the works of Marx and Nietzsche to reconnect socialism with its human element, presenting it as something not only affecting, but created by living, breathing, suffering human individuals.

At a time when ecological collapse is hurtling towards us, and capitalism offers no solution except more growth and exploitation, How to Philosophise with a Hammer and Sickle shows us the way forward to a socialism grounded in human experience and accessible to all.
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Imprint:   Watkins
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   New edition
Dimensions:   Height: 197mm,  Width: 130mm,  Spine: 1mm
Weight:   1g
ISBN:   9781913462499
ISBN 10:   1913462498
Pages:   250
Publication Date:  
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Jonas Ceika is a writer based in Norway. He studied philosophy at NTNU and is the creator of the Cuck Philosophy YouTube channel, which has over 170,000 subscribers and focuses on politics, philosophy and critical theory.

Reviews for How to Philosophize with a Hammer and Sickle: Nietzsche and Marx for the Twenty-First Century

Ceika achieves the admirable task of showing that there is still more to Nietzsche than the political reactionary or the apolitical philosopher, and that Nietzsche's work stands alongside that of Marx as a call to 'the great liberation' of humanity.


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