Oxford University Press (2010)

Jessica N. Berry
Georgia State University
Introduction : reading Nietzsche skeptically -- Nietzsche and the Pyrrhonian tradition -- Skepticism in Nietzsche's early work : the case of "on truth and lie" -- The question of Nietzsche's "naturalism" -- Perspectivism and Ephexis in interpretation -- Skepticism and health -- Skepticism as immoralism.
Keywords Skeptics (Greek philosophy  Philosophy, Ancient  Skepticism
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ISBN(s) 9780190670047   0195368428   0190670045   9780195368420
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The introductory chapter states the book's primary ambition—to settle the question of whether and in what sense Nietzsche is a skeptic by taking Pyrrhonism, a powerful form of skepticism that originated in ancient Greece, as a model for understanding his philosophical project. The chapter ... see more

The Question of Nietzsche’s “Naturalism”

This chapter addresses general philosophical concerns about the compatibility of Nietzsche's skepticism and the naturalistic program he is alleged to have adopted in the early 1870s. Human, All too Human has sometimes been said to mark a “positivist turn” in Nietzsche's thought, and it has... see more

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