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The Oxford Handbook of Nietzsche


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Table of Contents

Ken Gemes & John Richardson: Introduction
Part 1: Biography
1: Graham Parkes: Family relations: "Nietzsche and the Family"
2: Julian Young: Relations to women: "Nietzsche and Women"
3: Charles Huenemann: Debility: "Nietzsche's Illness"
Part 2: Historical relations
4: Jessica Berry: The Greeks: "Nietzsche and the Greeks"
5: Adrian Del Caro: Romanticism: "Nietzsche and Romanticism: Goethe, Hölderlin and Wagner"
6: Tom Bailey: Kant: "Nietzsche the Kantian?"
7: Ivan Soll: Schopenhauer: "Schopenhauer as Nietzsche's 'Great Teacher' and 'Antipode'"
8: Simon Robertson & David Owen: Analytic philosophy: "Nietzsche's Influence on Analytic Philosophy"
Part 3: Principal works
9: Daniel Came: The Birth of Tragedy: "The Themes of Affirmation and Illusion in The Birth of Tragedy and Beyond"
10: Keith Ansell-Pearson: Untimely Meditation II: "'Holding on to the Sublime': On Nietzsche's Early 'Unfashionable' Project"
11: Chris Janaway: The Gay Science: "The Gay Science"
12: Gudrun von Tevenar: Thus Spoke Zarathustra: "Zarathustra: 'That Malicious Dionysian'"
13: Maudemarie Clark & David Dudrick: Beyond Good and Evil: "Beyond Good and Evil"
14: Richard Schacht: On the Genealogy of Morality: "Nietzsche's Genealogy"
15: Dylan Jaggard: The Antichrist: "Nietzsche's Antichrist"
Christa Davis Acampora: Ecce Homo: "Beholding Nietzsche: Ecce Homo, Fate, and Freedom"
Part 4: Values
17: Nadeem J. Z. Hussain: Metaethics: "Nietzsche's Metaethical Stance"
18: Aaron Ridley: Aesthetic values: "Nietzsche and the Arts of Life"
19: R. Lanier Anderson: Autonomy: "Nietzsche on Autonomy"
20: Randall Havas: The overman: "The Overman"
21: Mark Migotti: Promising: "'A Promise Made is a Debt Unpaid': Nietzsche on the Morality of Commitment and the Commitments of Morality"
22: Robert Guay: Order of rank: "Order of Rank"
23: Jacob Golomb: Peoples and races: "Will-to-Power: Does it lead to the 'coldest of all cold monsters'"?
Part 5: Epistemology & metaphysics
24: Ken Gemes: Perspectivism: "Life's Perspectives"
25: Brian Leiter: Naturalism: "Nietzsche's Naturalism Reconsidered"
26: Sebastian Gardner: Aestheticism: "Nietzsche's Philosophical Aestheticism"
27: Robin Small: Becoming vs. being: "Being, Becoming and Time in Nietzsche"
28: Paul S. Loeb: Eternal recurrence: "Eternal Recurrence"
Part 6: Developments of will to power
29: Peter Poellner: Will to power and causation: "Nietzsche's Metaphysical Sketches: Causality and Will to Power"
30: Bernard Reginster: Will to power and values: "Honesty, Curiosity, and Affirmation in Nietzsche's Free Spirits"
31: Paul Katsafanas: Drives: "Nietzsche's Philosophical Psychology"
32: John Richardson: Life: "Nietzsche on Life's Ends"

About the Author

Ken Gemes is Professor of Philosophy at Birkbeck, University of London. He is the co-editor of Nietzsche on Freedom and Autonomy (with Simon May; OUP, 2009).

John Richardson is Professor of Philosophy at New York University. He is the author of Existential Epistemology: A Heideggerian Critique of the Cartesian Project (OUP, 1986), Nietzsche's System (OUP, 1996), Nietzsche's New Darwinism (OUP, 2004), and Heidegger (Routledge, 2012). He is a co-editor of Nietzsche (2001) in the Oxford Readings in Philosophy series.


`[T]his volume is in every sense a massive contribution to Nietzsche scholarship. Ken Gemes and John Richardson deserve congratulations for lining up many good essays, thanks for their clear and helpful introduction, and admiration for coming as close to complete coverage of Nietzsche-related topics as any book could. The essays offer original arguments while remaining accessible to readers who are unfamiliar with the facets of Nietzsche scholarship they
Neil Sinhababu, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews

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