Order of Rank


The renown of “order of rank”(Rangordnung), as a term of art, suffers in comparison to some of Nietzsche’s more famous locutions. Nietzsche nevertheless makes two intriguing claims about order of rank: that it is the key to the very task of philosophy, and that we inevitably misunderstand it. There are at least three reasons why an inquiry into Nietzsche’s… (More)