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Richardson, John, 1951-
Publication Information:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2001]

Physical Description:
viii, 379 pages ; 20 cm.
Introduction / John Richardson -- Nietzsche's critique of truth / Ken Gemes -- The development of Nietzsche's later position / Maudemarie Clark -- Perspectival truth / Peter Poellner -- The eternal recurrence / Alexander Nehamas -- Nietzsche's doctrines of the will to power / Maudemarie Clark -- Nietzsche's power ontology / John Richardson -- Making life worth living: Nietzsche on art in The birth of tragedy / Richard Schacht -- Nietzsche: the revaluation of values / Philippa Foot / Nietzsche and the morality critics / Brian Leiter -- 'How one becomes what one is' / Alexander Nehamas -- The paradox of fatalism and self-creation in Nietzsche / Brian Leiter -- Nietzsche and genealogy / Raymond Geuss -- Nietzsche, genealogy, history / Michel Foucault.
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B3317 .N4846 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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This title in the Oxford Readings in Philosophy series brings together some of the most influential and stimulating essays on Nietzsche's philosophy to have appeared over the last three decades. Including a substantial editorial introduction by John Richardson, this volume covers Nietzsche's major interpretative positions and gives an argued examination of each.

Author Notes

John Richardson is Professor of Philosophy at New York University Brian Leiter is Charles I. Francis Professor of Law and Philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin

Table of Contents

John Richardson: Introduction
1 Ken Gemes: Nietzsche's Critique of Truth
2 Maudemarie Clark: The Development of Nietzsche's Later Position on Truth
3 Peter Poellner: Perspective Truth
4 Alexander Nehamas: The Eternal Recurrence
5 Maudemarie Clark: Nietzsche's Doctrines of the Will to Power
6 John Richardson: Nietzsche's Power Ontology
7 Making Life Worth Living: Nietzsche on Art in The Birth ofTragedyRichard Schacht
8 Philippa Foot: Nietzsche: The Revaluation of All Values
9 Brian Leiter: Nietzsche and the Morality Critics
10 Alexander Nehamas: "How One Becomes What One Is"
11 Brian Leiter: The Paradox of Fatalism and Self-Creation in Nietzsche
12 Raymond Geuss: Nietzsche and Genealogy
13 Michel Foucault: Nietzsche, Genealogy, HistoryNotes on Contributors
Index of Names
Index Locorum