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Nietzsche's philosophy of the eternal recurrence of the same

Author: Karl Löwith
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Criticizing the tendency to treat Nietzsche as a literary figure or as a vitalist in the tradition of Bergson, Simmel, and Klages, Lowith situates Nietzsche squarely within the history of Western philosophy. He takes issue with the position of Jaspers that Nietzsche is best read as a rejection of all philosophical certainties and challenges Heidegger's view that Nietzsche was the last metaphysician of the West. For  Read more...
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Named Person: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; Friedrich Nietzsche
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karl Löwith
ISBN: 0520065190 9780520065192
OCLC Number: 34772065
Language Note: English translation from the German.
Description: xxviii, 276 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Nietzsche's Philosophy: A System in Aphorisms --
2. The Division of Nietzsche's Writings into Periods --
3. The Unifying Fundamental Idea in Nietzsche's Philosophy. The Liberation from "Thou Shalt" to "I Will" The Liberation from the "I Will" to the "I Am" of the Child of the World. The Death of God and the Prophecy of Nihilism. "Noon and Eternity," or the Prophecy of the Eternal Recurrence. The Reversal of the Will to the Nothing into the Willing of the Eternal Recurrence. The Eternal Recurrence in the Parable of Zarathustra. The Double Equation for the Allegory of the Eternal Recurrence. The Problematic Unity in the Discord of the Double Equation --
4. The Anti-Christian Repetition of Antiquity on the Peak of Modernity.
Other Titles: Nietzsches Philosophie der ewigen Wiederkehr des Gleichen.
Responsibility: Karl Löwith ; translated by J. Harvey Lomax ; foreword by Bernd Magnus.
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How is it possible to will the eternal recurrence of each moment of one's life, if both this decision and the states of affairs governed by it appear to be predestined? Suitable for Nietzsche  Read more...

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