Nietzsche and Philosophy

Paperback | May 20, 1985

byGilles DeleuzeTranslated byHugh Tomlinson

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Nietzsche and Philosophy has long been recognized as one of the most important accounts of Nietzsche's philosophy, acclaimed for its rare combination of scholarly rigour and imaginative interpretation. Yet this is more than a major work on Nietzsche: the book opened a whole new avenue in post-war thought. Here Deleuze shows how Nietzsche began a new way of thinking which breaks with the dialectic as a method and escapes the confines of philosophy itself.

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Nietzsche and Philosophy has long been recognized as one of the most important accounts of Nietzsche's philosophy, acclaimed for its rare combination of scholarly rigour and imaginative interpretation. Yet this is more than a major work on Nietzsche: the book opened a whole new avenue in post-war thought. Here Deleuze shows how Nietzs...

Gilles Deleuze was professor of philosophy at the University of Paris, Vincennes St. Denis. He is the author of Difference and Repitition, Empiricism and Subjectivity, Logic of Sense, Negotiations 1972-1990, and Why Philosophy? (with Felix Guattari)-- all published in the European Perspectives series.Hugh Tomlinson, the translator, st...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:221 pages, 8.75 × 1 × 0.68 inPublished:May 20, 1985Publisher:Columbia University Press

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ISBN - 13:9780231056694

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Table of Contents

Preface to the English TranslationTranslator's NotesAbbreviations of Nietzsche's WorksThe TragicThe Concept of GenealogySenseThe Philosophy of the WillAgainst the DialecticThe Problem of TragedyNietzsche's EvolutionDionysus and ChristThe Essence of the TragicThe Problem of ExistenceExistence and InnocenceThe DicethrowConsequences for the Eternal ReturnNietzsche's SymbolismNietzsche and MallarmeTragic ThoughtThe TouchstoneActive and ReactiveThe BodyThe Distinction of ForcesQuantity and QualityNietzsche and ScienceFirst Aspect of the Eternal Return: as cosmological and physical doctrineWhat is the Will to PowerNietzsche's TerminologyOrigin and Inverted ImageThe Problem of the Measure of ForcesHierarchyWill to Power and Feeling of PowerThe Becoming-Reactive of ForcesAmbivalence of Sense and of ValuesSecond Aspect of the Eternal Return: as ethical and selective thoughtThe Problem of the Eternal ReturnCritiqueTransformation of the Sciences of ManThe Form of the Question in NietzscheNietzsche's MethodAgainst his PredecessorsAgainst Pessimism and against ShopenhauerPrinciples for the Philosophy of the WillPlan of The Genealogy of MoralsNietzsche and Kant from the Point of View of PrinciplesRealisation of CritiqueNietzsche and Kant from the Point of View of ConsequencesThe Concept of TruthKnowledge, Morality and ReligionThought and LifeArtNew Image of ThoughtFrom Ressentiment to the Bad ConscienceReaction and RessentimentPrinciple and RessentimentTypology and RessentimentCharacteristics of RessentimentIs he Good? Is he Evil?The ParalogismDevelopment of Ressentiment: the Judaic priestBad Conscience and InteriorityThe Problem of PainDevelopment of Bad Conscience: The Christian priestCulture Considered from the Prehistoric Point of ViewCulture Considered from the Post-Historic Point of ViewCulture Considered from the Historical Point of ViewBad Conscience, Responsibility, GuiltThe Ascetic Ideal and the Essence of ReligionTriumph of Reactive ForcesThe Overman: Against the DialecticNihilismAnalysis of PityGod is DeadAgainst HegelianismThe Avatars of the DialecticNietzsche and the DialecticTheory of the Higher ManIs Man Essentially "Reactive"?Nihilism and Transmutation: the focal pointAffirmation and NegationThe Sense of AffirmationThe Double Affirmation: AriadneDionysus and ZarathustraConclusionNotes

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