David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 84 (2):337-356 (2010)
This paper examines Nietzsche’s philosophical self-understanding and focuses particularly on the concept of intellectual honesty. It discusses, first, thewritings of his middle period, particularly Human, All Too Human, Daybreak, and The Gay Science, and analyses Nietzsche’s critique of religion, Christianity, andWestern philosophy and science. In so doing, it introduces his (Socratic) emphasis on the role of modesty and intellectual honesty as a key to understanding his(early and) middle philosophy. The paper then moves on to show that and why his later philosophical works express less of a concern for intellectual honesty thanhis earlier works. It examines the radical (Dionysian) character of Nietzsche’s later philosophy and draws attention to the intrinsic paradoxes of his later thought. Itthus discusses an important development in Nietzsche’s philosophy and dialectic within modern thought that deserves close attention if an adequate understanding of the course of modern thought is at stake
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Ruth Abbey (2000). Nietzsche's Middle Period. Oxford University Press.
Ruth Abbey (1998). Nietzsche and the Invention of Invention. Journal of Nietzsche Studies 15 (Spring):1-14.
James I. Porter (2000). The Invention of Dionysus: An Essay on the Birth of Tragedy. Stanford University Press.
Ruth Abbey (1999). The Roots of Ressentiment. New Nietzsche Studies 3 (3-4):47-61.
Ruth Abbey (1996). Beyond Misogyny and Metaphor: Women in Nietzsche's Middle Period. Journal of the History of Philosophy 34 (2):233-256.
Nicolas Bommarito (2013). Modesty as a Virtue of Attention. Philosophical Review 122 (1):93-117.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1997). Daybreak: Thoughts on the Prejudices of Morality. Cambridge University Press.
Ruth Abbey (1999). Circles, Ladders and Stars: Nietzsche on Friendship. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 2 (4):50-73.
Rose Pfeffer (1972). Nietzsche: Disciple of Dionysus. Lewisburg [Pa.]Bucknell University Press.
Mark Alfano (2013). The Most Agreeable of All Vices: Nietzsche as Virtue Epistemologist. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 21 (4):767-790.
Claudia Baracchi (2005). Elemental Translations: From Friedrich Nietzsche and Luce Irigaray. Research in Phenomenology 35 (1):219-248.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (2001). The Gay Science: With a Prelude in German Rhymes and an Appendix of Songs. Cambridge University Press.
R. J. Leland & Han van Wietmarschen (2012). Reasonableness, Intellectual Modesty, and Reciprocity in Political Justification. Ethics 122 (4):721-747.
Jessica N. Berry (2011). Guest Editor's Introduction: Nietzsche's Ancient History. Journal of Nietzsche Studies 42 (1):4-6.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1974/2006). The Gay Science. New York,Vintage Books.
Added to index2011-01-09
Total downloads7 ( #203,831 of 1,413,298 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #154,925 of 1,413,298 )
How can I increase my downloads?