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Editor R. R. Reno is joined by Algis Valiunas to talk about his article from the April print edition, “Nihilism for the Ironhearted.” They discuss the tragically short life and the brilliant poetic output of Giacomo Leopardi, contrasting his bleak nihilism with the more life-affirming nihilism found in Nietzsche and Gianni Vattimo.

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