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Becoming Nietzsche

Paul A. Swift

Becoming Nietzsche

early reflections on Democritus, Schopenhauer, and Kant

by Paul A. Swift

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham, MD .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPaul Swift.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 132 p. ;
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22628923M
ISBN 100739109812

  Nietzsche was always very sparing in what he published, but he loved playing around with book titles. He wrote many more titles than books. Author: Sue Prideaux. As John Kaag reflects in his new memoir cum philosophical excursion, Hiking With Nietzsche: On Becoming Who You Are, the German thinker aimed “to terrify rather than instruct us.” “Become Author: John Kaag.

- Friedrich Nietzsche quotes from "Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.". Becoming Nietzsche: Early Reflections on Democritus, Schopenhauer, and Kant, Kingston, Rhode Island. likes 2 talking about this. Paul A Swift's Becoming Nietzsche is the most important book Followers:

The complete works of Friedrich Nietzsche. I am proud to present this collection gathered from various sources. The books are cleaned and processed so all scans consist of clear, searchable text and some empty pages have been removed for faster downloads. These 18 volumes are the complete writings of Friedrich Nietzsche, the 18'th volume being an index and extensive biography of Friedrich. Hiking with Nietzsche: On Becoming Who You Are $26 (p) ISBN Buy this book Kaag is this final explication of Nietzsche’s maxim, “Become who you are”: “Selfhood.


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Hiking with Nietzsche: On Becoming Who You Are: Kaag, John: : Books. Buy New. $ List Price: $ Save: $ (36%) Qty: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Qty: /5(64). Hiking with Nietzsche: Becoming Who You Are is a tale of two philosophical journeys—one made by John Kaag as Becoming Nietzsche book introspective young man of nineteen, the other seventeen years later, in radically different circumstances: he is now a husband and father, and his wife and small child are in tow/5(85).

Becoming Nietzsche is an essential book for understanding Nietzsche's philosophical genealogy from toa phase that is punctuated by the influence of Friedrich Lange and a surprising rejection of Schopenhauer's theory of the will.4/5(1).

It discusses how Nietzsche addresses this problem, beginning with its historical part: Nietzsche’s story of how the philosophical tradition first builds the concept of being, but then pulls it down by the stages described in the famous ‘history of an error’ chapter in Twilight of the Idols. This development culminates in the replacement of being with : Robin Small.

While "Hiking with Nietzsche: On Becoming Who You Are" weaves the philosophy of Nietzsche throughout its storytelling, the book is ultimately more memoir than it is philosophy as we learn far more about author John Kaag's life journey than we do about this philosopher who has inspired his /5.

Friedrich Nietzsche’s Guide to Conquering Your Existence by Jordan Bates In Nietzsche’s most popular book, Thus Spoke Zarathustra, he described what would become one of his most memorable theories — that of the Übermensch.

In English versions of the work of Nietzsche, “Übermensch” is translated as “Superman” or “Overman”. I’ve gone on record before saying that the worst place to begin is Thus Spake Zarathustra, and while I’ve softened that opinion a bit, I still think that there are less “fundamental” and well-known works of his that are better starting places.

Als. Nietzsche foresaw this morality as reigning over the Western world for the foreseeable future, and was to him “the danger of dangers” – a morality in which all individuals, even those with the potential to rise above the mediocre mass, are pressured into becoming “a smaller, almost ridiculous type, a herd animal, something eager to.

The tone becomes more urgently confessional throughout Kaag’s book, as it becomes clear he is working through some sort of personal crisis – but if Nietzsche isn’t the man you want in a. Nietzsche’s notion of “becoming who we are” is a criticism of our lack of critical engagement and self-consciousness, as well as our inability to reflect on our life as a process of becoming, as Nietzsche encourages his readers to think, is not geared towards a.

Before we start talking about Nietzsche books, how did you first become interested in Nietzsche as one of your philosophical specialities. It was a very precise moment. Easter Sunday. I think it’s deliciously ironic that it was Easter Sunday.

As an undergraduate I was taking a course called “Kant to ” with Richard Rorty at Princeton. Beginning with Human, All Too Human inNietzsche published one book or major section of a book each year untilhis last year of writing; that year, he completed five.

InNietzsche published the first part of The Gay mater: University of Bonn, Leipzig University. Specifically, drawing on Martin Heidegger’s Nietzsche, I argue that Nietzsche’s critique of a static philosophy of being underpinning conceptual truth is best understood in line with the Theravada Buddhist critique of “self ” and “ego” as transitory.

In conclusion, I find that Nietzsche’s “eternal return” can be understood as. Friedrich Nietzsche, German classical scholar, philosopher, and critic of culture, who became one of the most influential of all modern thinkers.

His attempts to unmask the motives that underlie traditional Western religion, morality, and philosophy deeply affected generations of intellects. Hiking with Nietzsche: Becoming Who You Are is a tale of two philosophical journeys—one made by John Kaag as an introspective young man of nineteen, the other seventeen years later, in radically different circumstances: he is now a Brand: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Throughout his writing career Nietzsche advocates the affirmation of earthly life as a way to counteract nihilism and asceticism.

This volume takes stock of the complexities and wide-ranging perspectives that Nietzsche brings to bear on the problem of life’s becoming on earth by engaging various interpretative paradigms reaching from existentialist to Darwinist readings of Nietzsche.

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Kaag. In this video we will shed light on what it means to “become who you are” and in the process explore some of Nietzsche’s fascinating psychological insights. Countless philosophers have attempted to understand the human mind, discern its tendencies, biases, potentials, nature, and origin.

I AM DYNAMITE. A Life of Nietzsche By Sue Prideaux Illustrated. Tim Duggan Books. $ HIKING WITH NIETZSCHE On Becoming Who You Are By John Kaag pp.

Farrar, Straus & Giroux. $ What a philosopher is: becoming Nietzsche. [Laurence Lampert] -- The trajectory of Friedrich Nietzsche's thought has long presented a difficulty for the study of his philosophy.

How did the young Nietzsche classicist and ardent advocate of Wagner's cultural. " In What a Philosopher Is: Becoming Nietzsche  Laurence Lampert examines Nietzsche's early writings through what he calls the first mature work—the fourth book of The Gay Science, known as “Sanctus Januarius”—in order to reveal the coherence of Nietzsche’s seemingly disparate projects.Laurence Lampert, What a Philosopher Is: Becoming Nietzsche, University of Chicago Press,pp., $ (hbk), ISBN Reviewed by Joel E.

Mann, St. Norbert College Laurence Lampert's ambition is to trace the arc of Nietzsche's becoming Nietzsche.Nietzsche relies very heavily on previous philosophers, most notably Greek philosophy.

Plato and Aristotle (or at the very least Aristotle) would be people to read before Nietzsche. Plato's Euthyphro and Republic would maybe be the minimum, along with Aristotle's Nichomachean Ethics and 'd also want to read some Greek plays, like what we've got from Aeschylus and Sophocles.