Journal of Nietzsche Studies 44 (2):282-296 (2013)

Maudemarie Clark
University of California, Riverside
Richard Schacht and I have for some time gone back and forth about Nietzsche’s purported Lamarckianism, especially in discussion periods at various conferences—he claiming that Nietzsche was a Lamarckian, and I responding that I just don’t see the evidence. So I am happy to have the opportunity to debate the issue with him in a forum that allows us to look at the evidence in detail. This is especially so because it is fast becoming the accepted position in Nietzsche scholarship, for which one evidently does not even feel the need to argue, that Nietzsche was a Lamarckian. 1 Having considered Schacht’s examination of the evidence, I am forced to repeat my original claim: I just don’t see the evidence. This never ..
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