By Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm; Metzger, Jeffrey A.; Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm
Nietzsche, Nihilism and the Philosophy of the long run examines Nietzsche's research of and reaction to modern nihilism, the feel that not anything has price or which means. 11 newly-commissioned essays from an influential crew of members illustrate the richness and complexity of Nietzsche's inspiration via bringing jointly a various choice of views on Nietzsche.
Nietzsche's engagement with nihilism has been quite missed through fresh scholarship, even though Nietzsche himself appeared it as some of the most unique and critical element of his idea. This publication addresses that hole within the literature by way of exploring this primary and compelling sector of Nietzsche's concept. The essays pay attention to Nietzsche's philosophical research of nihilism, the cultural politics of his response to nihilism, and the rhetorical dimensions and intricacies of his texts.
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In the absence of these, even the most magnificent goals are soon set aside. Are Nietzsche’s warriors then likely to pursue the distant superman in the absence of such incentives or will they follow the path of almost all previous warrior aristocracies toward self-aggrandizement, the accumulation of property and sexual objects, the insistence on honor, and the preferential treatment of their offspring? There are certainly no institutional structures that 36 Nietzsche, Nihilism and the Philosophy of the Future Nietzsche puts in place to prevent such a development, and very little in his minimalist account of a future educational system that would offer any hope of redirecting traditional aristocratic behavior.
The will is thus never able to be truly active and remains merely reactive. The weight of the “it was” thus presses on the will and threatens to crush it. ” In his early work, Nietzsche thought this problem could be overcome by forgetfulness, which he characterized repeatedly as a positive power. Forgetfulness frees us from the psychological burden of the past and allows us to act as if we were willing spontaneously and creatively, to will “naively” and not “sentimentally,” to use Schiller’s famous distinction.
This possibility, however, is distant and can only be achieved by an arduous journey. 3 They are stages of development on the way to the superman. The camel, Nietzsche argues, bears a great burden because he is a believer. This form of human life, which Nietzsche identifies with Christianity, came into existence in opposition to the master morality that dominated the ancient world. 4 A hierarchical organization of the self and of society is established for the camel not in order to gain goods in this world but to attain salvation in the next.