And since he asserts that atheism = nihilism and deism = atheism lite, then I must really be a nihilist.
His ethical response to nihilism is an active one - the creation of new values.
Thus, from a Nietzschean perspective, nihilism is the unforeseen consequence of the Kantian critique of metaphysics.
The dislodging of epistemology from its old status of first philosophy loosed a wave, we saw, of epistemological nihilism .
It is urged that Kant's legacy led to the nihilism which Schopenhauer and Nietzsche in their different ways sought to overcome through their emphasis on the will.
It is a bleak picture of society, but it captures that which is terribly bleak about contemporary life in urban America-its narcissism and nihilism .
Tolkien, a devout Catholic, was a combat veteran of World War I, and acutely sensitive to the murderous nihilism of modern warfare.
He elevates their self-indulgence to a sort of post-modern nihilism .
The validation of subjectivity, leads towards scepticism, but not onto nihilism .
Pinker argues that we need not fear nihilism or meaninglessness from the modern human sciences because they show that morality is wired into the human brain.