Journal of Nietzsche Studies 50 (1):106-124 (2019)

Authors
Neil Sinhababu
National University of Singapore
Abstract
We explore how one might respond emotionally to the eternal recurrence. Zarathustra himself serves as our central case study. First we clarify the idea of eternal recurrence and its role in Nietzsche’s philosophy, explaining why the eternal recurrence has the emotional consequences Nietzsche describes when he first introduces the idea in The Gay Science. Then we describe Zarathustra’s emotional journey from horror at the eternal recurrence to loving it, in the sections from “On Great Events” to “The Seven Seals, or: The Yes and Amen Song.”
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.5325/jnietstud.50.1.0106
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy

 PhilArchive page | Other versions
External links

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.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Why Nietzsche Embraced Eternal Recurrence.John Nolt - 2008 - History of European Ideas 34 (3):310-323.
Nietzsche, Eternal Recurrence, and the Horror of Existence.Philip J. Kain - 2007 - Journal of Nietzsche Studies 33 (1):49-63.
Eternal Recurrence and the Categorical Imperative.Philip J. Kain - 2007 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 45 (1):105-116.
Eternal Recurrence and the Categorical Imperative.Philip J. Kain - 2007 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 45 (1):105-116.
Eternal Recurrence in Nietzsche's Philosophy.Rose Pfeffer - 1965 - Review of Metaphysics 19 (2):276 - 300.
Life, Death, and Eternal Recurrence in Nietzsche's Zarathustra.Gabriel Zamosc - 2015 - The Agonist : A Nietzsche Circle Journal 8 (1&2).

Analytics

Added to PP index
2019-04-05

Total views
179 ( #61,237 of 2,462,266 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
81 ( #8,935 of 2,462,266 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes