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Nietzsche on freedom and autonomy

Ken Gemes; Simon May


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  • Title:
    Nietzsche on freedom and autonomy
  • Author: Ken Gemes; Simon May
  • Description: Introduction / Simon May -- Nietzsche, the self, and the disunity of philosophical reason / Sebastian Gardner -- Nietzsche on free will, autonomy, and the sovereign individual / Ken Gemes -- Autonomy, affect, and the self in Nietzsche's project of genealogy / Christopher Janaway -- How to overcome oneself: Nietzsche on freedom / Robert Pippin -- Nihilism and the free self / Simon May -- Nietzsche's theory of the will / Brian Leiter -- Nietzsche's freedoms / John Richardson -- Nietzschean freedom / Peter Poellner -- Nietzsche's intentions: what the sovereign individual promises / Aaron Ridley -- Autonomy, self-respect, and self-love: Nietzsche on ethical agency / David Owen -- The eternal recurrence: a Freudian look at what Nietzsche took to be his greatest insight / Mathias Risse -- Nietzsche on the will: an analysis of BGE19 / Maudemarie Clark and David Dudrick.
    Nietzsche is a central figure in our modern understanding of the individual as freely determining his or her own values. These essays by leading Nietzsche scholars investigate what this freedom really means: How free are we really? What does it take to be free? It might be a 'right', but it also needs to be earned. - ;The principal aim of this volume is to elucidate what freedom, sovereignty, and autonomy mean for Nietzsche and what philosophical resources he gives us to re-think these crucial concepts. A related aim is to examine how Nietzsche connects these concepts to his thoughts about lif
  • Publication Date: c2009
  • Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (293 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 0-19-969468-0;ISBN 1-282-26853-8;ISBN 9786612268533;ISBN 0-19-156888-0
  • Subjects: Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900; Liberty; Autonomy (Philosophy); Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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