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  1. On the Genealogy of Morality.Friedrich Nietzsche, Keith Ansell-Pearson & Carol Diethe - 1995 - Journal of Nietzsche Studies 9:192-192.
     
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    Germinal Life: The Difference and Repetition of Deleuze.Keith Ansell-Pearson & Keith Ansell Pearson - 1999 - Routledge.
    _Germinal Life_ is the sequel to the highly successful _Viroid Life_. Where _Viroid Life_ provided a compelling reading of Nietzsche's philosophy of the human, _Germinal Life_ is an original and groundbreaking analysis of little known and difficult theoretical aspects of the work of French philosopher Gilles Deleuze. In particular, Keith Ansell Pearson provides fresh and insightful readings of Deleuze's work on Bergson and Deleuze's most famous texts _Difference and Repetition_ and _A Thousand Plateaus_. _Germinal Life _also provides new insights into (...)
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    Bergson and Philosophy as a Way of Life.Keith Ansell-Pearson - forthcoming - In Alexandre Lefebvre & Nils Schott (eds.), Interpreting Bergson: Critical Essays. New York, USA: Cambridge University Press. pp. 121-138.
    In this book chapter I examine Bergson's writings and ideas in relation to the conception of 'philosophy as a way of life'. I take my cue from Pierre Hadot who revealed that for him as a young student of philosophy at the Sorbonne, Bergsonism was not an abstract, conceptual philosophy, but rather assumed the form of a new way of seeing the world.
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    When Wisdom Assumes Bodily Form : Nietzsche and Marx on Epicurus.Keith Ansell-Pearson - 2018 - In Manuel Dries (ed.), Nietzsche on Consciousness and the Embodied Mind. De Gruyter. pp. 309–328.
    A consideration of Nietzsche and Marx on Epicurus, and focused on Epicurus as a philosopher in whom, as Nietzsche puts it, 'wisdom assumes bodily form'.
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    An Introduction to Nietzsche as Political Thinker: The Perfect Nihilist.Keith Ansell-Pearson - 1994 - Cambridge University Press.
    This is a lively and engaging introduction to the contentious topic of Nietzsche's political thought. It traces the development of Nietzsche's thinking on politics from his earliest writings to the mature work in which he advocates aristocratic radicalism as opposed to 'petty' European nationalism. The key ideas of the will to power, eternal return and the overman are discussed and all Nietzsche's major works analysed in detail, such as Beyond Good and Evil and The Genealogy of Morals, within the context (...)
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    Nietzsche and Kant on Epicurus and Self-Cultivation.Keith Ansell-Pearson - 2018 - In Matthew Dennis & Sander Werkhoven (eds.), Ethics and Self-Cultivation: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives. New York, USA: Taylor & Francis. pp. 68-83.
    A consideration of Nietzsche on Epicurean teaching on self-cultivation and making a contrast with Kant on this teaching.
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    Deleuze’s New Materialism : Naturalism, Norms, and Ethics.Keith Ansell-Pearson - 2017 - In Sarah Ellenzweig & John H. Zammito (eds.), The New Politics of Materialism : History, Philosophy, Science. London, U.K.: Routledge. pp. 88-109.
    This essay examines Deleuze’s relation to new materialism through an engagement with new materialist claims about the human and nonhuman relation and about agency. It first considers the work of Elisabeth Grosz and then moves on to a consideration of Deleuze’s own conception of a new materialism/new naturalism. I seek to show that Deleuze is an ethically motivated naturalist concerned with an ethical pedagogy of the human, which he derives from his reading of Spinoza. I seek to illuminate some of (...)
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    Nietzsche, Foucault and the Passion of Knowledge.Keith Ansell-Pearson - 2018 - In Alan Rosenberg & Joseph James Westfall (eds.), Foucault and Nietzsche : A Critical Encounter. London, U.K.: Bloomsbury Academic. pp. 79-99.
    An examination of Nietzsche on the passion of knowledge and that then looks at aspects of Foucault's work on this theme or motif.
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    Philosophy and the Adventure of the Virtual: Bergson and the Time of Life.Keith Ansell-Pearson - 2002 - Routledge.
    Informed by the philosophy of the virtual, Keith Ansell Pearson offers up one of the most lucid and original works on the central philosophical questions. He asks that if our basic concepts on what it means to be human are wrong then, what is this to mean for our ideas of time, being, consciousness? A critical examination ensues, one informed by a multitude of responses to a large number of philosophers. Under discussion is the mathematical limits as found in Russell, (...)
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  10. 7 Nietzsche and the Problem of the Will in Modernity.Keith Ansell-Pearson - 1991 - In Nietzsche and Modern German Thought. Routledge. pp. 165.
     
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    Affirmative Naturalism: Deleuze and Epicureanism.Keith Ansell-Pearson - 2014 - Cosmos and History 10 (2):121-137.
    In this essay I explore the nature of Deleuze’s commitment to an affirmative naturalism that is based on certain Epicurean principles and insights. The essay is divided into two main parts. In the first part I bring to light some of the key features of Lucretius’s great poem on the nature of things, and I do so with the aid of Bergson and his reading of the teaching as fundamentally melancholic. In the second part I switch my attention to Deleuze (...)
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    Nietzsche Contra Rousseau: A Study of Nietzsche's Moral and Political Thought.Keith Ansell-Pearson - 1991 - Cambridge University Press.
    Keith Ansell-Pearson's book is an important and very welcome contribution to a neglected area of research: Nietzsche's political thought. Nietzsche is widely regarded as a significant moral philosopher, but his political thinking has often been dismissed as either impossibly individualistic or dangerously totalitarian. Nietzsche contra Rousseau takes a serious look at Nietzsche as political thinker and relates his political ideas to the dominant traditions of modern political thought. In particular, the nature of Nietzsche's dialogue with the philosophy of Jean-Jacques Rousseau (...)
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  13. Philosophy and the Adventure of the Virtual.Keith Ansell-Pearson & Keith Ansell Pearson - 2001 - Routledge.
    With the development of new technologies and the Internet, the notion of the virtual has grown increasingly important. In this lucid collection of essays, Pearson bridges the continental-analytic divide in philosophy, bringing the virtual to centre stage and arguing its importance for re-thinking such central philosophical questions as time and life. Drawing on philosophers from Bergson, Kant and Nietzsche to Proust, Russell, Dennett and Badiou, Pearson examines the limits of continuity, explores relativity, and offers a concept of creative evolution.
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    Deleuze and Philosophy: The Difference Engineer.Keith Ansell-Pearson & Keith Ansell Pearson (eds.) - 1997 - Routledge.
    The work of Gilles Deleuze has had an impact far beyond philosophy. He is among Foucault and Derrida as one of the most cited of all contemporary French thinkers. Never a student 'of' philosophy, Deleuze was always philosophical and many influential poststructuralist and postmodernist texts can be traced to his celebrated resurrection of Nietzsche against Hegel in his Nietzsche and Philosophy , from which this collection draws its title. This searching new collection considers Deleuze's relation to the philosophical tradition and (...)
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    Care of Self in Dawn: On Nietzsche’s Resistance to Bio-Political Modernity.Keith Ansell-Pearson - 2014 - In Barry Stocker & Manuel Knoll (eds.), Nietzsche as Political Philosopher. De Gruyter. pp. 269-286.
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  16. Beyond Compassion: On Nietzsche’s Moral Therapy in Dawn. [REVIEW]Keith Ansell-Pearson - 2011 - Continental Philosophy Review 44 (2):179-204.
    In this essay I seek to show that a philosophy of modesty informs core aspects of both Nietzsche’s critique of morality and what he intends to replace morality with, namely, an ethics of self-cultivation. To demonstrate this I focus on Dawn: Thoughts on the Prejudices of Morality, a largely neglected text in his corpus where Nietzsche carries out a quite wide-ranging critique of morality, including Mitleid. It is one of Nietzsche’s most experimental works and is best read, I claim, as (...)
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    Nietzsche on Enlightenment and Fanaticism : On the Middle Writings.Keith Ansell-Pearson - 2018 - In Paul Katsafanas (ed.), Routledge Philosophical Minds: The Nietzschean Mind. Abingdon, UK: Routledge. pp. 11-24.
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  18. Beyond the Human Condition : Bergson and Deleuze.Keith Ansell-Pearson - unknown
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    Heroic-Idyllic Philosophizing: Nietzsche and the Epicurean Tradition.Keith Ansell-Pearson - 2014 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 74:237-263.
    This essay looks at Nietzsche in relation to the Epicurean tradition. It focuses on his middle period writings of 1878 texts such as Human, all too Human, Dawn, and The Gay Science heroic-idyllic philosophizing’. At the same time, Nietzsche claims to understand Epicurus differently to everybody else. The essay explores the main figurations of Epicurus we find in his middle period and concludes by taking a critical look at his later and more ambivalent reception of Epicurus.
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    Morality and the Philosophy of Life in Guyau and Bergson.Keith Ansell-Pearson - 2014 - Continental Philosophy Review 47 (1):59-85.
    In this essay I examine the contribution a philosophy of life is able to make to our understanding of morality, including our appreciation of its evolution or development and its future. I focus on two contributions, namely, those of Jean-Marie Guyau and Henri Bergson. In the case of Guyau I show that he pioneers the naturalistic study of morality through a conception of life; for him the moral progress of humanity is bound up with an increasing sociability, involving both the (...)
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  21. The Eternal Return of the Overhuman: The Weightiest Knowledge and the Abyss of Light.Keith Ansell-Pearson - 2005 - Journal of Nietzsche Studies 30 (1):1-21.
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    In Search of Authenticity and Personality: Nietzsche on the Purifications of Philosophy.Keith Ansell-Pearson - 2010 - American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 84 (2):283-312.
    Throughout Nietzsche’s writings we find discussion of various human maladies and sicknesses, such as the historical malady and decadence, along withvarious conceptions of a possible cure or therapy. In this essay I argue that Nietzsche’s conception of philosophy’s therapeutic role centres on the protection and promotion of authenticity and explore his preoccupation with authentic existence in each one of his three main intellectual periods. After an opening section on therapeia and paideia in Nietzsche, I focus first on writings from his (...)
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  23. Free Spirits and Free Thinkers : Nietzsche and Guyau on the Future of Morality.Keith Ansell-Pearson - 2009 - In Jeffrey A. Metzger (ed.), Nietzsche, Nihilism, and the Philosophy of the Future. Continuum.
     
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    Who is the Ubermensch? Time, Truth, and Woman in Nietzsche.Keith Ansell-Pearson - 1992 - Journal of the History of Ideas 53 (2):309-331.
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    16. Questions of the Subject in Nietzsche and Foucault: A Reading of Dawn.Keith Ansell-Pearson - 2015 - In Bartholomew Ryan, Maria Joao Mayer Branco & João Constancio (eds.), Nietzsche and the Problem of Subjectivity. De Gruyter. pp. 411-435.
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    The Significance of Michel Foucault's Reading of Nietzsche: Power, the Subject, and Political Theory.Keith Ansell-Pearson - 1991 - Nietzsche-Studien 20 (1):267.
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  27. How to Read Nietzsche.Keith Ansell-Pearson - 2005 - Norton.
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    Nietzsche, the Sublime, and the Sublimities of Philosophy: An Interpretation of Dawn.Keith Ansell-Pearson - 2010 - Nietzsche Studien 39:201-232.
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    The Exoteric Philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche.Keith J. Ansell-Pearson - 1986 - Political Theory 14 (3):497-504.
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    Nietzsche's Beyond Good and Evil: A Reader's Guide.Keith Ansell-Pearson & Christa Davis Acampora - unknown
    This book presents a student-friendly introduction to one of Nietzsche's most widely-read and studied texts. "Beyond Good and Evil" contains Nietzsche's mature philosophy of the free spirit. Although it is one of his most widely read texts, it is a notoriously difficult piece of philosophical writing. The authors demonstrate in clear and precise terms why it is to be regarded as Nietzsche's philosophical masterpiece and the work of a revolutionary genius. This "Reader's Guide" is the ideal companion to study, offering (...)
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  31. The New Century: Bergsonism, Phenomenology and Responses to Modern Science.Keith Ansell-Pearson & Alan D. Schrift - 2010 - In Alan D. Schrift (ed.), The History of Continental Philosophy. University of Chicago Press.
    This volume covers the period between the 1890s and 1930s, a period that witnessed revolutions in the arts and society which set the agenda for the rest of the century. In philosophy, the period saw the birth of analytic philosophy, the development of new programmes and new modes of inquiry, the emergence of phenomenology as a new rigorous science, the birth of Freudian psychoanalysis, and the maturing of the discipline of sociology. This period saw the most influential work of a (...)
     
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    Contra Kant and Beyond Nietzsche: Naturalizing Ethics in the Work of Jean-Marie Guyau.Keith Ansell-Pearson - 2014 - Hegel Bulletin 35 (2):185-203.
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    The Significance of Michel Foucault’s Reading of Nietzsche: Power, the Subject, and Political Theory.Keith Ansell-Pearson - 1991 - Nietzsche Studien 20:267-283.
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    Beyond Obligation? Jean-Marie Guyau on Life and Ethics.Keith Ansell-Pearson - 2015 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 77:207-225.
    There is a tradition of modern French philosophy that contains valuable resources for thinking about the nature and limits of obligation and how a higher calling of life beyond obligation might be conceived. This is a tradition of an ethics of generosity whose best exemplar is perhaps Henri Bergson and that extends in our own time to the writing of Gilles Deleuze.
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    Bergson and Phenomenology, Edited by Michael R. Kelly. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010, Xii + 277 Pp. ISBN 978‐0‐230‐20238‐2 Hb £55.00. [REVIEW]Keith Ansell-Pearson - 2012 - European Journal of Philosophy 20 (4):640-644.
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    Bergson's Reformation of Philosophy.Keith Ansell-Pearson - 2016 - Dissertatio 43 (S4):51-62.
    Neste artigo sigo uma sugestão de Pierre Hadot pela qual ele, desde que era um jovem estudante, entendia que “o bergsonismo não era uma filosofia abstrata e conceptual, mas uma nova maneira de ver a si e ao mundo”. A Filosofia para Bergson possui assim dois objetivos principais: ampliar a percepção humana; aprimorar a capacidade humana de agir e de viver. Examino alguns aspectos centrais da reforma bergsoniana da Filosofia, cuja ambição é levar a Filosofia além da academia, inclusive das (...)
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    Nietzsche's Animal Philosophy: Culture, Politics, and the Animality of the Human Being (Review).Keith Ansell-Pearson - 2010 - Journal of Nietzsche Studies 40 (1):82-84.
  38. Nihilism Now!: Monsters of Energy.Keith Ansell-Pearson & Diane Morgan (eds.) - 2000 - St. Martin's Press.
    This volume aims to inspire a return to the energetics of Nietzsche's prose and the critical intensity of his approach to nihilism. For too long contemporary thought has been dominated by a depressed "what is to be done?" All is regarded to be in vain, nothing is deemed real, there is nothing new seen under the sun. Such a "postmodern" lament is easily confounded with an apathetic reluctance to think engagedly. Hence the contributors here draw on a variety of issues--the (...)
     
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    The Need for Small Doses : Nietzsche, Fanaticism, and Epicureanism.Keith Ansell-Pearson - unknown
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    Nietzsche's Critiques: The Kantian Foundations of His Thought (Review).Keith Ansell-Pearson - 2005 - Journal of Nietzsche Studies 29 (1):54-71.
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    A Melancholy Science? On Bergson's Appreciation of Lucretius.Keith Ansell-Pearson - 2015 - Pli: The Warwick Journal of Philosophy 27:83.
    Some significant receptions of Epicurean philosophy take place in nineteenth century European thought. For Marx, writing in the 1840s, and in defiance of Hegel’s negative assessment, Epicurus is the ‘greatest representative of the Greek enlightenment’,1 whilst for Jean-Marie Guyau, writing in the 1870s, Epicurus is the original free spirit, ‘Still today it is the spirit of old Epicurus who, combined with new doctrines, works away at and undermines Christianity.’ 2 For Nietzsche, Epicurus is one of the greatest human beings to (...)
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    Encountering the Alien in the Heidegger Affair: Some Reflections in Response To Barry Hindess.Keith Ansell-Pearson - 1993 - Thesis Eleven 35 (1):84-91.
    There is a pressing need to think the Heidegger affair. There are several states of urgency, and thus the affair is not the exclusive province of the political or politics. There is an urgency of thought.1A union of state and philosophy can make sense only if philosophy promises to be unconditionally useful to the state, that is to say, to set usefulness to the state higher than the truth. It would be splendid of course for the state if it also (...)
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    The Flame of Eternity: An Interpretation of Nietzsche's Thought by Krzysztof Michalski, And: Philosophy and Temporality From Kant to Critical Theory by Espen Hammer. [REVIEW]Keith Ansell-Pearson - 2013 - Journal of Nietzsche Studies 44 (3):497-500.
    According to Krzysztof Michalski, Nietzsche’s intellectual project, from start to finish, has an overarching and unifying theme, namely a reflection on time, including the passing of human life, the emergence of new things, and the general finitude of existence. For him, then, it is possible to organize Nietzsche’s thought into a coherent whole around the concept of “eternity,” where eternity signifies a dimension of time, indeed, the core of it, its essence and engine. Typically, we think of eternity as a (...)
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    Beyond the Human Condition: An Introduction to Deleuze's Lecture Course.Keith Ansell-Pearson - 2007 - Substance 36 (3):57-71.
  45. The Question of FA Lange's Influence on Nietzsche: A Critique of Recent Research From the Standpoint of the Dionysian.Keith J. Ansell-Pearson - 1988 - Nietzsche-Studien 17:539-554.
     
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    Questions of the Subject in Nietzsche and Foucault.Keith Ansell-Pearson - unknown
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    Evan Thompson, Mind in Life: Biology, Phenomenology, and the Sciences of Mind. [REVIEW]Keith Ansell-Pearson - 2009 - Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 8 (1):151-158.
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    Nietzsche, the Sublime, and the Sublimities of Philosophy: An Interpretation of Dawn.Keith Ansell-Pearson - 2010 - Nietzsche-Studien 39 (1):201-232.
    This essay is an explanation of how the concept of the sublime is deployed by Nietzche in Dawn . This text represents a high point in Nietzche's thinking on the sublime. Nietzche, I show, wants us to purify ourselves of the origins and sources of our desire for the sublime because the higher feelings associated with it are bound up with humanity's investment in an imaginary world. However, he does not propose that we simply jettison the sublime but, rather, seek (...)
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    Janae Sholtz The Invention of a People: Heidegger and Deleuze on Art and the Political.Keith Ansell-Pearson - 2017 - Deleuze and Guatarri Studies 11 (4):603-608.
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    'Holding on to the Sublime' : Nietzsche on Philosophy's Perception and Search for Greatness.Keith Ansell-Pearson - unknown
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