The Resource Nietzsche on morality, by Brian Leiter

Nietzsche on morality, by Brian Leiter

Label
Nietzsche on morality
Title
Nietzsche on morality
Statement of responsibility
by Brian Leiter
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Both an introduction to Nietzsche's moral philosophy, and a sustained commentary on his most famous work, On the Genealogy of Morality, this book has become the most widely used and debated secondary source on these topics over the past dozen years. Many of Nietzsche's most famous ideas - the ""slave revolt"" in morals, the attack on free will, perspectivism, ""will to power"" and the ""ascetic ideal""--Are clearly analyzed and explained. The first edition established the centrality of naturalism to Nietzsche's philosophy, generating a substantial scholarly literature to which Leiter responds
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
170.92
Index
index present
LC call number
B3318.E9
LC item number
L45 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Nietzsche on morality, by Brian Leiter
Publication
Note
Revised edition of: Routledge philosophy guidebook to Nietzsche on morality. 2002
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Preface and acknowledgements to the second edition; Preface and acknowledgements to the first edition; Abbreviations; 1 Introduction: Nietzsche, naturalist or postmodernist?; What is naturalism?; What kind of naturalist is Nietzsche?; How could Nietzsche be a naturalist?; Nietzsche's project: the revaluation of values; 2 Intellectual history and background; Classical philology; The Presocratics and the Sophists; Schopenhauer; German Materialism; Summary
  • 3 Nietzsche's critique of morality I: the scope of the critique and the critique of moral agencyThe scope problem; "Morality" as the object of Nietzsche's critique: a formal account; The Descriptive Component of MPS; The critique of the Descriptive Component: fatalism and agency; The critique of free will; Transparency of the self; Universality and similarity; 4 Nietzsche's critique of morality II: the critique of moral norms; "Higher men"; Higher men and the critique of MPS: objections; The normative content of MPS and the causal mechanism of harm; Metaethics: realism about value?
  • Metaethics: anti-realism about valueTwo final puzzles; Conclusion; 5 What is "genealogy" and what is the Genealogy?; The principles and method of "genealogy"; "Genealogy" and critique; What is the Genealogy?; The unity of the Genealogy; 6 A commentary on the First Essay; Explaining historical blindness; Ressentiment; Beyond good and evil; The triumph of slave morality; 7 A commentary on the Second Essay; The morality of custom and the origin of conscience (1-3); Bad conscience: debt and guilt (4-8); Bad conscience: internalized cruelty (16-18)
  • The moralization of conscience through religion (19-22)Bad conscience and the ascetic ideal (23-25); 8 A commentary on the Third Essay; Artists, philosophers, and the will to power; Priests, humanity, ressentiment, and the ascetic ideal; Truth, science, and perspectivism; Two final puzzles about the Third Essay; Unifying the three essays; 9 Nietzsche since 1900: critical questions; Postscript: Nietzsche's naturalism revisited; The role of culture in naturalistic explanations; Problems of causation; The metaphysics of the will to power; Concluding thoughts; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn892911387
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unknown
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781315758336
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)892911387
  • ebl1315758334

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