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Beyond Selflessness

Christopher Janaway

in Beyond Selflessness: Reading Nietzsche's Genealogy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199279692
eISBN:
9780191707407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279692.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter concerns the persuasiveness of Nietzsche's critique of morality, and the new values he advocates in its place. The prime effect of Nietzsche's critique is likely to be not the ... More


The Eternal Return of the Gift: Deleuze (and Derrida) contra Lacan

Gerald Moore

in Politics of the Gift: Exchanges in Poststructuralism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748642021
eISBN:
9780748671861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642021.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Through the work of Deleuze and Guattari, this chapter further develops the idea of the gift as event, the giving of an existence that repeatedly and constitutively evades subjective identification. ... More


Backgrounds to the Ending of “Sanctus Januarius

Laurence Lampert

in What a Philosopher Is: Becoming Nietzsche

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226488110
eISBN:
9780226488257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226488257.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter returns to the 1881 workbook in which Nietzsche first wrote the two insights with which he attained his mature view. The involuntary chronological arrangement of entries in the workbook ... More


Becoming

John Richardson

in Nietzsche's System

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195098464
eISBN:
9780199833597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195098463.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines how this power ontology could be compatible with Nietzsche's frequent assertion that the world is “not being but becoming.” That appears to rule out any ontology – understood as ... More


The Project of World-Transformation in Thus Spoke Zarathustra

Jeremy Fortier

in The Challenge of Nietzsche: How to Approach His Thought

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226679396
eISBN:
9780226679426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226679426.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In Thus Spoke Zarathustra Nietzsche uses the title character as a medium for exploring the project of a cultural founder or creator. Zarathustra’s project fundamentally differs from that of Free ... More


Pierre Klossowski

Ian James

in Deleuze's Philosophical Lineage

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632992
eISBN:
9780748652570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632992.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the influence of French writer Pierre Klossowski on the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze, explaining that Klossowski is a recurring point of reference for Deleuze, who repeatedly ... More


In Search Of The Self

DUNCAN LARGE

in Nietzsche and Proust: A Comparative Study

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199242276
eISBN:
9780191714368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242276.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines Marcel Proust's narrator's search for reliable knowledge of the external world in his novel À la recherche du temps perdu, and of the other in particular, to consider his search ... More


Dionysus: New Gods and Eternal Return

John Richardson

in Nietzsche's Values

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190098230
eISBN:
9780190098261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190098230.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The twelfth chapter treats the religious dimension of Nietzsche’s values, expressed in his ideas of Dionysus and eternal return. It might have seemed that he wants to replace gods with the superhuman ... More


Towards A Comparative analysis: Four Case Studies

DUNCAN LARGE

in Nietzsche and Proust: A Comparative Study

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199242276
eISBN:
9780191714368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242276.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In her book, Marcel Proust: Théories pour une esthétique, Anne Henry places Proust in the context of the whole tradition of 19th-century German idealist aesthetics and its French adherents. This ... More


Deleuze’s Nietzsche

Janae Sholtz

in The Invention of a People: Heidegger and Deleuze on Art and the Political

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748685356
eISBN:
9781474412445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685356.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Chapter Two develops the Nietzschean themes that are significant to the progression of Deleuze’s philosophy in four sections. The first addresses Nietzsche’s overturning of Platonism, claiming that ... More


Advancing the Enlightenment: Strauss’s Recovery of Nietzsche’s Theological-Political Program

Laurence Lampert

in The Enduring Importance of Leo Strauss

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226039480
eISBN:
9780226039510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226039510.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter treats Strauss’s late essay “Note on the Plan of Nietzsche’s Beyond Good and Evil.” It emphasizes Strauss’s great achievement of showing how philosophy and religion belong together in ... More


Order and Disorder in Nietzsche’s Thought

Jean Wahl

Alan D. Schrift and Ian Alexander Moore (eds)

in Transcendence and the Concrete: Selected Writings

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823273010
eISBN:
9780823273065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273010.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

In July 1964, a major five-day conference on Friedrich Nietzsche took place at the Royaumont Abbey just north of Paris. Organized by Gilles Deleuze, with input from Jean Wahl, Deleuze invited ... More


Mad Maturity

James McFarland

in Constellation: Friedrich Nietzsche and Walter Benjamin in the Now-Time of History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245369
eISBN:
9780823250684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245369.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents the final political aspect of Benjamin's relation to Nietzsche, beginning with Benjamin's radically historicized notion of translation and Nietzsche's mysterious doctrine of ... More


Logics Of The Future Perfect

DUNCAN LARGE

in Nietzsche and Proust: A Comparative Study

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199242276
eISBN:
9780191714368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242276.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

For both Friedrich Nietzsche and Marcel Proust's narrator, the neo-‘mystical’ epiphanic moments of ‘inspiration’ or involuntary memory involve not just a conflation of present and past but also an ... More


the Step Not Beyond

Christopher Fynsk

in Last Steps: Maurice Blanchot's Exilic Writing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251025
eISBN:
9780823252817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251025.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter offers a sustained reading of one of Blanchot's important late works, Le pas au-delà (The Step Not Beyond). The latter volume is composed of fragments of various modes: narrative and ... More


Conclusion: Variations on a Theme from Nietzsche

Gerald Moore

in Politics of the Gift: Exchanges in Poststructuralism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748642021
eISBN:
9780748671861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642021.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The conclusion considers various attempts to categorise and thematise French poststructuralism around themes including difference, anti-foundationalism, hospitality and what Alain Badiou has called ... More


Heidegger’s Nietzsche

Janae Sholtz

in The Invention of a People: Heidegger and Deleuze on Art and the Political

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748685356
eISBN:
9781474412445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685356.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Divided into four sections, the chapter first examines Heidegger’s understanding of Nietzsche’s philosophy as the end of metaphysics, positioning Heidegger himself to take up the charge of overcoming ... More


Mignon’s Modern and Postmodern Survivals

Terence Cave

in Mignon's Afterlives: Crossing Cultures from Goethe to the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604807
eISBN:
9780191731624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604807.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Mignon’s fortunes in the twentieth century are explored in this chapter primarily through works in which she passes over the threshold of sexual maturity and encounters exploitation and corruption, ... More


The Bells of Genoa and Nietzschean Epiphanies

Paolo D’Iorio

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226164564
eISBN:
9780226288659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226288659.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter traces the motif of bells as a signal for epiphanies in Nietzsche's work. D'Iorio offers a history of the idea of the epiphany for the Greeks, for Christianity, and for James Joyce, and ... More


Verticality

Mariusz Kozak

in Enacting Musical Time: The Bodily Experience of New Music

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190080204
eISBN:
9780190080235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190080204.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter looks at the enactment of time over the course of an entire piece. The author presents an analysis of Toshio Hosokawa’s Vertical Time Study I (1993) as a vehicle for examining how the ... More


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