Friedrich Nietzsche and the Politics of Transfiguration (Expanded Ed.) / Edition 2

Friedrich Nietzsche and the Politics of Transfiguration (Expanded Ed.) / Edition 2

by Tracy B. Strong
     
 

ISBN-10: 0252068564

ISBN-13: 9780252068560

Pub. Date: 09/28/1999

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Friedrich Nietzsche and the Politics of Transfiguration provides a comprehensive analysis of the politics that are implicit and explicit in Nietzsche's work. Tracy B. Strong's discussion shows that Nietzsche's writings are of a piece and have as their common goal a politics of transfiguration: a politics that seeks radical change in how human beings live and act…  See more details below

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Friedrich Nietzsche and the Politics of Transfiguration provides a comprehensive analysis of the politics that are implicit and explicit in Nietzsche's work. Tracy B. Strong's discussion shows that Nietzsche's writings are of a piece and have as their common goal a politics of transfiguration: a politics that seeks radical change in how human beings live and act in the modern Western world. This edition includes a new introduction that demonstrates how the styles of Nietzsche's writings expand our notions of democratic politics and democratic understanding.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780252068560
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Publication date:
09/28/1999
Edition description:
Expanded
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction to the Illini Books Edition: On Democracy and Style
IIntroduction: On Approaching Nietzsche1
IIThe Necessity and Possibility of Truth20
IIIThe Epistemology of Nihilism53
IVThe Psychosociaology of Ethics: The Basic Trend of Morality87
VWho Is Dionysian? The Problem of the Immoralist108
VIWhat Is Dionysian? Nietzsche and the Greeks135
VIIParables of the Shepherd and the Herd: Nietzsche and Politics186
VIIIThe Will to Power218
IXThe Doctrine of Eternal Return260
XTexts, Pretexts, and the Subject: Perspectivism in Nietzsche294
Epilogue310
Key to Citations from Nietzsche319
Notes323
Bibliography367
Index381

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