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This astonishingly rich volume collects the work of an international group of scholars, including some of the best known in academia. Experts in ethics, epistemology, philosophy of mind, political theory, aesthetics, history, critical theory, and hermeneutics bring to light the best philosophical scholarship what is arguably Friedrich Nietzsche's most rewarding but most challenging text. Including essays that were commissioned specifically for the volume as well as essays revised and edited by their authors, this...
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Nietzsche's On the Genealogy of Morals: Critical Essays

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Overview

This astonishingly rich volume collects the work of an international group of scholars, including some of the best known in academia. Experts in ethics, epistemology, philosophy of mind, political theory, aesthetics, history, critical theory, and hermeneutics bring to light the best philosophical scholarship what is arguably Friedrich Nietzsche's most rewarding but most challenging text. Including essays that were commissioned specifically for the volume as well as essays revised and edited by their authors, this collection showcases definitive works that have shaped Nietzsche studies alongside new works of interest to students and experts alike. Sections are devoted to the topic of genealogy generally, numerous essays on specific passages, applications of genealogy in later thinkers, and the import of Nietzsche's Genealogy in contemporary politics, ethics, and aesthetics. A lengthy introduction, annotated bibliography, and index make this an extremely useful guide for the classroom and advanced research.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781461639855
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/8/2006
  • Series: Critical Essays on the Classics Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 1,215,525
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Christa Davis Acampora is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Hunter College and The Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Her numerous publications include A Nietzschean Bestiary , co-edited with Ralph R. Acampora published by Rowman & Littlefield, 2004. She is Executive Editor of The Journal of Nietzsche Studies.
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Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction: In the Beginning: Reading Nietzsche's On the Genealogy of Morals from the Start
Part 2 Part I: On Genealogy
Chapter 3 1. A "Dionysian drama on the 'fate of the soul'": An Introduction to Reading On the Genealogy of Morality
Chapter 4 2. Nietzsche, Re-evaluation and the Turn to Genealogy
Chapter 5 3. The Genealogy of Genealogy: Interpretation in Nietzsche's Second Untimely Meditation and in On the Genealogy of Morals
Chapter 6 4. Nietzsche's Style of Affirmation: The Metaphors of Genealogy
Chapter 7 5. Nietzsche and the Re-evaluation of Values
Chapter 8 6. Genealogy, the Will to Power, and the Problem of a Past
Part 9 Part II: Reading the Genealogy : Focused analyses of parts and passages
Chapter 10 7. Slave morality, Socrates, and the Bushmen: A Reading of the First Essay of On the Genealogy of Morals
Chapter 11 8. Lightning and Flash, Agent and Deed
Chapter 12 9. On Sovereignty and Overhumanity: Why It Matters How We Read Nietzsche's Genealogy II:2
Chapter 13 10. Finding the √úbermensch in Nietzsche's Genealogy of Morality
Chapter 14 11. The Genealogy of Morals and Right Reading: On the Nietzschean Aphorism and the Art of the Polemic
Chapter 15 12. We Remain of Necessity Strangers to Ourselves: The key message of Nietzsche's Genealogy
Chapter 16 13. Nihilism as Will to Nothingness
Part 17 Part III: Critiquing Genealogy
Chapter 18 14. The Entwinement of Myth and Enlightenment: Re-reading the Dialectic of Enlightenment
Chapter 19 15. Translating, Repeating, Naming: Foucault, Derrida, and The Genealogy of Morals
Chapter 20 16. Nietzsche, Deleuze and the Genealogical Critique of Psychoanalysis: Between Church and State
Part 21 Part IV: On Politics and Community
Chapter 22 17. Nietzsche's Genealogy: Of Beauty and Community
Chapter 23 18. Nietzsche and the Jews: The Structure of Ambivalence
Chapter 24 19. Nietzschean Viture Ethics
Chapter 25 How We Become What We Are: Tracking the "Beasts of Prey"
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