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Nietzsche and Antiquity

His Reaction and Response to the Classical Tradition (Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture)

by Paul Bishop

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Published by Camden House .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Western philosophy, c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Philosophy,
  • History & Surveys - General,
  • History & Surveys - Modern,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / German,
  • Literature: History & Criticism,
  • Classicism,
  • 1844-1900,
  • Civilization, Classical,
  • Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages520
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9554261M
    ISBN 101571132821
    ISBN 109781571132826

    Adam Lecznar argues that Nietzsche's Dionysus became a symbol of the irrational forces of culture that cannot be contained, and explores the presence of Nietzsche's Greeks in the diverse writings of Jane Harrison, D. H. Lawrence, Martin Heidegger, Richard Schechner and Wole Soyinka (amongst others). The significance of philology for Nietzsche is, of course, widely known. He was educated and trained as a classical philologist, he excelled early in that field, 1 his university position in Basel was in philology, his first book (following many early writings of a more traditionally philological sort) was meant as an admittedly revolutionary but nevertheless philological contribution. This is a ‘Nietzsche’ who is committed to continuing an Enlightenment project, who seeks to combat fanaticism (in philosophy, in morality, and in religion), who espouses the need for a philosophy of modesty and the use of modest words when it comes to describing ourselves, and a Nietzsche who recommends, contra the demand for revolution, a program of ‘slow cures’ and ‘small doses.


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This volume collects a wide-ranging set of essays examining Friedrich Nietzsche's engagement with antiquity in all its aspects. It investigates Nietzsche's reaction and response to the concept of "classicism," with particular reference to his work on Greek culture as a philologist in Basel and later as a philosopher of modernity, and to his reception of German classicism in all his texts.

Nietzsche and Antiquity book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This volume collects a wide-ranging set of essays examining Friedr 5/5(1). "This book shows an often neglected part of Friedrich Nietzsche's intellectual activity: his scholarship in classical studies.

Beyond many important findings in detail, the authors of Nietzsche as a Scholar of Antiquity - leading international experts - are able to demonstrate how Nietzsche's philosophy still remains based on his philological origin. Therefore, this volume is not only important Price: $ Book description This volume collects a wide-ranging set of essays examining Friedrich Nietzsche's engagement with antiquity in all its aspects.

It investigates Nietzsche's reaction and response to the concept of "classicism," with particular reference to his work on Greek culture as a philologist in Basel and later as a philosopher Nietzsche and Antiquity book modernity, and to his reception of German classicism in all his texts.

Nietzsche and Antiquity: His Reaction and Response to the Classical Tradition - Google Books. This volume collects a wide-ranging set of essays examining Friedrich Nietzsche's engagement with. The theme of Nietzsche’s reaction and response to the world of Antiquity and to the concept of classicism—primarily Greek, as well as German—goes right to the core of his works.

Nietzsche may have been a “modernist”; he may even have been a “postmodernist”; but in the nineteenth century, as far as the University of Basel was concerned, he was a “classicist”—or, more precisely, a.

Nietzsche and Antiquity makes a fundamental contribution to the understanding of Nietzsche’s relationship to the classical tradition and will surely open interesting new avenues into Nietzsche’s work and thought in general. Twilight of the Idols, or, How to Philosophize with a Hammer (German: Götzen-Dämmerung, oder, Wie man mit dem Hammer philosophiert) is a book by Friedrich Nietzsche, written in.

Let’s start with the Safranski book, Nietzsche: A Philosophical are absolutely loads of biographies of Nietzsche. Why did you go with this one in particular. I think the virtue of this book is that it has a detailed and readable narrative of the life, but it combines it with an introduction to the philosophical works, which is written at a very appropriate level for the Nietzsche and Antiquity book.

In his first published book, _The Birth of Tragedy_, Nietzsche contrasted the vibrant Dionysian culture evident in pre-Socratic Greece and early Greek tragedy with the more rationalistic Apollinian strains evident in Socratic reason and later Greek tragedy.

Nietzsche as a Scholar of Antiquity by Anthony K. Jensen and Helmut Heit (eds.) seeks to correct this defect by exploring impact of Nietzsche's academic work both. Buy Nietzsche and Antiquity: His Reaction and Response to the Classical Tradition (Studies in German Literature, Linguistics, and Culture) by Bishop, Paul (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Paul Nietzsche and Antiquity book. It must be added, unfortunately, that Nietzsche's observations in this book apply as much to England as to Germany.

Classical teachers here may not be rated so high as they are in Germany, but their influence would appear to be equally powerful, and their theories of education and of classical antiquity equally chaotic.

In England as in Germany. Nietzsche As A Scholar Of Antiquity. Get this Book. Contents Books About: Typically, the first decade of Friedrich Nietzsche's career is considered a sort of précis to his mature thinking.

Yet his philological articles, lectures, and notebooks on Ancient Greek culture and thought - much of which has received insufficient scholarly attention - were never intended to serve as a preparatory ground to future thought.

In January and FebruaryNietzsche delivered two lectures about ancient Greek drama. After receiving copies of the lectures, his friends Richard and Cosima Wagner suggested that he write a book about the subject. In Aprilhe submitted a manuscript to publisher Wilhelm Engelmann. Nietzsche and Antiquity focuses almost exclusively on Nietzsche's relationship to Greek thought with only minor allusions to Roman culture.

Latinists searching for an account of Nietzsche's relationship to Rome will surely be disappointed by this. Despite these criticisms, there is much to like here. Nietzsche as a Scholar of Antiquity (Bloomsbury Studies in Continental Philosophy) eBook: Jensen, Anthony K., Heit, Helmut: : Kindle StoreAuthor: Anthony K.

Jensen. Nietzsche as a Scholar of Antiquity | Jensen, Anthony K.; Nietzsche, Friedrich | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Nietzsche, Interpretation, and Truth / David M.A.

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Buy This Book in Print summary These fifteen essays deal with Nietzsche's view of various aspects of classical antiquity as compared to those of Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, Dante, Voltaire, Winkelmann, Hamann, Goethe, Schiller, Heine, Byron, the fin de siècle Decadents and others.

For Nietzsche, questions about the religion, art, and history of the classical world are bound up with fundamental questions about knowledge, culture, history, and the status of the subject. From his early writings, Nietzsche finds it difficult to separate questions about modernity from those about antiquity.

With eleven original chapters by some of the leading Nietzsche scholars and classicists from around the world and with reproductions of two definitive essays, this book analyzes Nietzsche's scholarly methods and aims, his understanding of antiquity, and Brand: Bloomsbury Publishing.

The book chronicles the fictitious travels and pedagogy of Zarathustra. Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (Octo Aug ) was a German philosopher, poet, composer, cultural critic and classical philologist. Abstract. Book reviews Nietzsche and Antiquity: His Reaction and Response to the Classical Tradition, edited by Paul Bishop.

rochester, new York: camden house, pp. isBn: hB: hardcover, £ / $ the hermeneutic thicket surrounding the question of nietzsche and the Greeks is both dense and forbidding. every attempt to pose this question confronts.

Nietzsche's texts are quoted according to number of aphorism and the following abbreviations of his book titles: Walter KaufmannGM = On the Genealogy of Morals/Ecce Homo, trans.(New York: Random House, );BT = The Birth of Tragedy/The Case of Wagner, trans.

Walter Kaufmann (New York: Random House, );TI = Twilight of the Idols/The Anti-Christ, trans. R.J. Hollingdale (London:.

On the Genealogy of Morality: A Polemic (German: Zur Genealogie der Moral: Eine Streitschrift) is an book by German philosopher Friedrich consists of a preface and three interrelated treatises ('Abhandlungen' in German) that expand and follow through on concepts Nietzsche sketched out in Beyond Good and Evil ().

The three treatises trace episodes in the evolution of moral. Friedrich Nietzsche and the Anarchist Tradition, ed. John Moore, New York: Autonomedia,ISBN ; Looking after Nietzsche, ed. Laurence A. Rickels, Albany, State University of New York Press, ; Nietzsche and Antiquity: His Reaction and Response to the Classical Tradition, ed.

Paul Bishop, Camden House,ISBN Description: Addressing the issue of how to read Nietzsche, this book presents an accessible series of essays for students and general readers on Nietzsche's individual works, written by such distinguished Nietzsche scholars as Frithjof Bergmann, Arthur Danto, Bernd Magnus, Christopher Middleton, Eric Blondel, Lars Gustaffson, Alexander Nehamas, Richard Schacht, Gary Shapiro, Hugh Silverman, and.

InFriedrich Nietzsche was a man who had known the depths of despair. Nietzsche had lived with a number of health problems, mental health. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture Ser.: Nietzsche and Antiquity: His Reaction and Response to the Classical Tradition (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. Nietzsche and antiquity: his reaction and response to the classical tradition / Published: () Nietzsche and the shadow of God / by: Franck, Didier.

Published: () Nietzsche et l'ombre de Dieu / by: Franck, Didier Published: (). The following is excerpted from The Radical Tradition: Philosophy, Metapolitics & the Conservative Revolution, edited by Troy Southgate (Primordial Traditions, ).

Among the many great and enormously influential thinkers of the 19th century, it is Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche () who arguably stands the highest in terms of possessing both the most profound and penetrating criticisms.

Janko Lavrin's influential€biography of Friedrich Nietzsche, originally published inanalyses the bond between Nietzsche's personal fate on the one hand and the trend of his thought on the other, set against the background of contemporary crisis typical€of mankind in general.

Nietzsche was also, famously, averse to alcohol – which he compared unfavourably to opiates in his book, The Joyous Science: Perhaps Asians are distinguished above Europeans by a capacity for longer, deeper calm; even their opiates have a slow effect and require patience, as opposed to the disgusting suddenness of the European poison.

In Nietzsche terms, philosophy seems relative altogether: it springs from the needs and the interests of individuals and communities at a certain point in history.

Thus, Nietzsche will describe philosophy (starting from the Human, All too Human onwards) as a form of thinking occuring in time, but in a timely fashion. The second is that Nietzsche’s sensitive appreciation of the myths and texts of the ancient world gave him an insight into the ways in which his contemporary society conceived of itself.

8 Antiquity, in this reading, functions less as an actual historical era than as a construct that bolsters an ideology of modernity and which can be reworked. In fact, my book Bring Back Satire is written to be complex — entertaining enough to re-read, weaker peasants of antiquity.

Nietzsche’s academic struggle involved a strong, powerful mind. Nietzsche’s book, “Human, All Too Human,” his inaugural assault on Wagner and Romantic metaphysics, hammers away at the word Mitleid, considering it an.

The book states the transvaluation of all values as Nietzsche's final and most important project, and gives a view of antiquity wherein the Romans for once take precedence over the ancient Greeks.

This book argues, against recent interpretations, that Nietzsche does in fact have a metaphysical system—but that this is to his than renouncing philosophy's traditional project, he still aspires to find and state essential truths, both descriptive and valuative, about us and the basic thoughts organize and inform everything he writes; by examining them closely we.

Eternal return (also known as eternal recurrence) is a theory that the universe and all existence and energy has been recurring, and will continue to recur, in a self-similar form an infinite number of times across infinite time or space.

The theory is found in Indian philosophy and in ancient Egypt as well as Judaic wisdom literature (Ecclesiastes) and was subsequently taken up by the.

Nietzsche was gravely concerned with ensuring the world would remain fertile for the growth of true human excellence. Thus he wrote for the higher man alone; urging him to overcome the temptations of herd morality and instead to proceed on his own heroic life-path, and in doing so provide inspiration for future generations of potential higher men.The book traces Nietzsche's efforts, throughout his career, to determine the ways in which philosophy and philology are symptomatic of modern cultural habits, ideologies, and imaginings.

In the form of a cultural anthropology, he may even have outlined the most trenchant model still available for confronting the ghostly specters that haunt.