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The Affirmation of Life: Nietzsche on Overcoming Nihilism
Among all the great thinkers of the past 200 years, Nietzsche continues to occupy a special place - not only for a broad range of academics but also for members of a wider public, who find some ofExpand
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Nietzsche on Ressentiment and Valuation
The paper examines Nietzsche's claim that valuations born out of a psychological condition he calls "ressentiment" are objectionable. It argues for a philosophically sound construal of this type ofExpand
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Perspectivism, Criticism and Freedom of Spirit
The paper examines the view that Nietzsche's perspectivism about practical judgments, understood as a form of internalism about practical reasons, implies that any legitimate criticism of judgmentsExpand
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Self‐Knowledge, Responsibility, and the Third Person
Richard Moran's Authority and Estrangement offers a subtle and tantalizing exploration of asymmetries that arise between first-person and third-person self-knowledge. According to Moran's centralExpand
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Art and Affirmation
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Honesty and Curiosity in Nietzsche’s Free Spirits
Nietzsche defines “freedom of spirit” in terms of truthfulness. I point out that the concept of truthfulness assumes different forms in Nietzsche. I argue that the truthfulness characteristic of theExpand
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The Paradox of Perspectivism
The last twenty years of English-speaking Nietzsche scholarship have been dominated by the paradox of perspectivism. Perspectivism is the view that any claim to knowledge is bound to the perspectiveExpand
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