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|Named Person:||Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche|
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|ISBN:||9780226705811 0226705811 9780226006765 022600676X|
|Description:||452 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Transatlantic crossings : the aboriginal intellect abroad --
The making of the American Nietzsche. Nietzsche and the European axis of American cosmopolitanism ; The Nietzsche vogue ; The persona of Nietzsche ; Launching "Nietzschean" and "Nietzscheism" into American English --
The soul of man under modernity. Nietzsche and the problems of modern thought ; Unapologetic Catholic apologetics ; The social gospel and the practicability of Christianity ; Nietzsche's service to Christianity ; Jesus of Nazareth, Nietzsche of Naumburg --
The American naturalization of the Übermensch. The Übermensch in the popular imagination ; Self-overcoming and social uplift ; Modern whirl and romantic self-abandonment ; The Übermensch and the German national mind ; The Übermensch at war and the "made in Germany" generation ; To each his own Übermensch --
Nietzsche as educator. Experiencing intellect, or, World-making words ; Imitatio Nietzsche ; The "gay science" of cultural criticism ; The modern intellect and prophetic longing --
Devotions : the letters. Nietzsche possession, possessing Nietzsche ; Nietzschean self-fashioning ; Nietzsche pilgrimage ; Pathos of distance from democratic culture --
Dionysian enlightenment. Walter Kaufmann, German émigrés, and Nietzsche as Hitler's exile ; Nietzsche as problem thinker ; Nietzsche and the Nazis ; Nietzschean experimentalism and Jamesian pragmatism ; Counter-Dionysian enlightenments ; Kaufmann's Nietzsche for all and none --
Antifoundationalism on native grounds. Harold Bloom : the quest for Emersonian priority ; Richard Rorty : fusing the horizons between Nietzsche and the pragmatists ; Stanley Cavell : Nietzsche, Emerson, and American philosophy finding its way home ; Thinking about American thinking --
Nietzsche is us.
"Today's inescapable and perplexing Nietzsche is not necessarily the same Nietzsche who inspired readers in the past; and it's the achievement of American Nietzsche to show how that is the case."