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What can these celebrated philosophers teach us about modern living?

Here's what Melville, Nietzsche and Camus thought. Image: REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

Michael Hauskeller
Professor of Philosophy, Head of Department, University of Liverpool
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Friedrich Nietzsche: ‘God is dead’.
Friedrich Nietzsche: ‘God is dead’. Image: Gustav Adolf Schultze via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY
Fyodor Dostoyevsky: people are ‘generally stupid’.
Fyodor Dostoyevsky: people are ‘generally stupid’. Image: Eugene Ivanov via Shutterstock
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Ludwig Wittgenstein: ‘Objectively there is no truth.’
Ludwig Wittgenstein: ‘Objectively there is no truth.’ Image: Portait by Moritz Nähr/Austrian National Library
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