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Composing the soul : reaches of Nietzsche's psychology

Composing the soul : reaches of Nietzsche's psychology

Author: Graham Parkes
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

This text examines the contours of Nietzsche's psychology in the context of his life and psychological make-up. Beginning with essays from Nietzsche's youth, the author shows the influence on  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Parkes
ISBN: 0226646866 9780226646862
OCLC Number: 243559734
Description: xiv, 481 pages
Contents: I. Seeds in Psychical Soil (1850-1870). Goethe, Byron, Holderlin. The Mentor from Concord. Moods of the Interior. Schopenhauer and Wagner --
II. The Melodic Centaur (1870-1872). Labor before The Birth. Dionysian and Apollonian Drives. Platonic Prefigurations. Muthos versus Logos --
III. Struggles for Multiple Vision (1872-1877). Changes in Guiding Images. Flows of Phantasy. Rootings through the Past. Mastering Multiplicities --
IV. Land- and Seascapes of the Interior. Exploration of Psychological Space. Earth, Rock, and Stone. Suns and Vital Fires. Rivers --
from Lake to Sea --
Interlude 1: Art-Works against Nature --
V. Husbanding the Soul: Vegetal Propagation. Trees on Stony Ground. Preparing Suitable Soil. Sowings of Psychical Seed. Cultivation, Irrigation, Fruition --
Interlude 2: The Psychical Feminine --
VI. Husbanding the Soul: Animal Procreation. Stalking the Wild Life. Accommodating Animals. Psychical Intercourse. True Pregnancies and Ultimate Issues --
VII. Emergence of Imagining Drives. A Brief History of Psychical Polycentricity. Herder, Kant, Schiller, Fichte. Psychological Ramifications --
VIII. Dominions of Drives and Persons (1869-1887). Tyrannical Drives, Engaging Persons. Thoughts as Personal Presences. The Fabric(ation) of Experience. Unpublished Notes from 1881. Drives Archaically Imagining --
IX. Archaic Casts and Psychical Regimes. Patterns Personal and Impersonal. Dreams and Archaic Inheritance. Plays of Masks. Ordering the Psyche Polytic --
Epilogue: A Dangerous Life.
Responsibility: Graham Parkes.


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