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Nietzsche

Stefan Lorenz Sorgner

in Music in German Philosophy: An Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226768373
eISBN:
9780226768397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226768397.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter evaluates the biography of Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche and elaborates on his particular thoughts on musical philosophy. Nietzsche was born on October 15, 1844 in Röcken. Three phases can ... More


Nietzsche's Earth: Great Events, Great Politics

Gary Shapiro

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226394459
eISBN:
9780226394596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226394596.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Nietzsche’s Earth articulates the sense of his call to be “true to the earth,” exploring its political dimensions. Triangulating Nietzsche between the nineteenth century European world of competing ... More


Introduction: Toward Earth’s “Great Politics”

Gary Shapiro

in Nietzsche's Earth: Great Events, Great Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226394459
eISBN:
9780226394596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226394596.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This introductory chapter raises questions concerning the context, meaning, and significance of three interrelated concepts in Nietzsche’s work: the earth, great events, and great politics. It argues ... More


Nietzsche's Journey to Sorrento: Genesis of the Philosophy of the Free Spirit

Paolo D'Iorio

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226164564
eISBN:
9780226288659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226288659.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Nietzsche's Journey to Sorrento situates the turning point in Nietzsche's philosophy at the moment of his 1876 sabbatical in Sorrento. Nietzsche traveled to Southern Italy, accompanied by his friends ... More


Earth, World, Antichrist: Nietzsche after Political Theology

Gary Shapiro

in Nietzsche's Earth: Great Events, Great Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226394459
eISBN:
9780226394596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226394596.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This concluding chapter rereads Nietzsche’s notorious text The Antichrist through the lenses of political theology, mediated in part by his affinities and exchanges with theologian Franz Overbeck. It ... More


Unmodern Thinking: Globalization, the End of History, Great Events

Gary Shapiro

in Nietzsche's Earth: Great Events, Great Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226394459
eISBN:
9780226394596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226394596.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter focuses on Nietzsche’s Unmodern Observations, reading these four essays as polemics against late and quasi-Hegelians (especially D.F. Strauss and E. von Hartmann) who posit some version ... More


Living on the Earth: States, Nomads, Multitude

Gary Shapiro

in Nietzsche's Earth: Great Events, Great Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226394459
eISBN:
9780226394596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226394596.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter develops Nietzsche’s analysis of the modern state’s fragility, supposedly the telos of world-history. His observation that the state requires manufactured crises to claim legitimacy is ... More


Whose Time Is It?: Kairos, Chronos, Debt

Gary Shapiro

in Nietzsche's Earth: Great Events, Great Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226394459
eISBN:
9780226394596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226394596.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Nietzsche rethinks and adapts the classical insistence (Stoics, Machiavelli) on the importance of discerning the right time (kairos) and seizing the opportune moment to his analysis of the changing ... More


“The World Awaits You as a Garden”: A Political Aesthetic of the Anthropocene?

Gary Shapiro

in Nietzsche's Earth: Great Events, Great Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226394459
eISBN:
9780226394596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226394596.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Given Nietzsche’s loyalty to the earth, his frequent, admiring references to gardens, perhaps forming the core of an aesthetic politics of the earth should be explored. The chapter offers a close ... More


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