Vol. 40 No. 1 (2020): Patterns of Contemporary Nihilism

The End of Myth and the Coming of Nihilism

Michele Borrelli
Università degli Studi della Calabria

Published 2020-06-01


  • nihilism,
  • humanism,
  • paideia,
  • education,
  • myth,
  • ...More

How to Cite

The End of Myth and the Coming of Nihilism. (2020). Teoria. Rivista Di Filosofia, 40(1), 195-208. https://doi.org/10.4454/teoria.v40i1.99


This paper analyzes some patterns of Humanism in the perspective of a planetary paideia. The idea of education developed in the essay, e.g. the concept of paideia connected to the idea of human responsibility, can be, according to the author, a true alternative to the nihilism in contemporary age.