Nietzsche on Truth: a Pragmatic View?

In Renate Reschke (ed.), Nietzscheforschung. Akademie Verlag (2013)

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Pietro Gori
Universidade Nova de Lisboa
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In this paper I deal with Nietzsche's theory of knowledge in the context of 19th century epistemology. In particular, I argue that, even though Nietzsche shows the ontological lack of content of truths (both on the theoretic and on the moral plane), he nevertheless leaves the space for a practical use of them, in a way that can be compared with William James' pragmatism. I thus deal with Nietzsche's and James' concept of "truth", and show their relationship with some outcomes of Ernst Mach's epistemology.
Keywords friedrich nietzsche  william james  ernst mach  pragmatism  truth
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DOI 10.1524/nifo.2013.20.1.71
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