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Contesting Nietzsche

Christa Davis Acampora

Contesting Nietzsche

by Christa Davis Acampora

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Published by The University of Chicago Press in Chicago, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Struggle

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementChrista Davis Acampora
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB3317 .A24 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25290864M
    ISBN 109780226923901, 9780226923918
    LC Control Number2012015846

      An excerpt from Contesting Nietzsche by Christa Davis Acampora [we’ll be running a series of excerpts, short and long, from books across the disciplines this week while we’re away from the desk at our twice yearly sales conference] *** Homer is Nietzsche’s exemplar for two key crucial concerns throughout his works: creativity and power. The potency of Homer’s poetic transformation of. Read the full-text online edition of Contesting Spirit: Nietzsche, Affirmation, Religion (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Contesting Spirit: Nietzsche, Affirmation.

      Nietzsche’s Noble Aims: Affirming Life, Contesting Modernity by Paul Kirkland. This book is dense and academic, but if you can will yourself through it, you’ll discover all sorts of great insights about Nietzsche’s love of contest and his idealization of the “noble adversary.”. Becoming Nietzsche Early Reflections on Democritus, Schopenhauer, and Kant, Paul A. Swift, , Philosophy, pages. Becoming Nietzsche is an essential book for understanding Nietzsche's philosophical genealogy from to , a phase that is punctuated by .

      Cloth, $The role of contest or agon in Nietzsche's philosophy has received significant attention in recent years, especially from political theorists. Christa Davis Acampora, who is not a political theorist, has now written an original and thought-provoking book that thoroughly explores Nietzsche's reflection on this concept and his. “Nietzsche had a significance for Strauss that far exceeds the volume of his published comments. In these lectures on Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Strauss does with Nietzsche what he did with Plato, Maimonides, Machiavelli, and other major figures in the Western philosophical gives a detailed commentary on Nietzsche’s most important book, allowing Nietzsche his own manner of.


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"Contesting Nietzsche is a helpful book in many ways, and it covers a wide range of topics central to Nietzsche’s philosophy. Readers interested in understanding more about how Nietzsche’s early philosophical career and view of the ancient Greeks affect his philosophical project as a whole must grapple with Acampora’s views on this topic.".

"Contesting Nietzsche is a helpful book in many ways, and it covers a wide range of topics central to Nietzsche’s philosophy. Readers interested in understanding more about how Nietzsche’s early philosophical career and view of the ancient Greeks affect his philosophical project as a whole must grapple with Acampora’s views on this topic."5/5(1).

Add a gift card to your order. Choose your denomination. In this groundbreaking work, Christa Davis Acampora offers a profound rethinking of Friedrich Nietzsche’s crucial notion of the ing an impressive array of primary and secondary sources and synthesizing decades of Nietzsche scholarship, she shows how the agon, or contest, organized core areas of Nietzsche’s philosophy, providing a new appreciation of the subtleties of his Brand: University of Chicago Press.

Contesting Nietzsche | Christ Davis Acampora | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. For a book entitled Contesting Nietzsche, there is very little contestation of Nietzsche to be found here — in fact, one would be best advised to read ‘contesting’ in Acampora’s title as an adjectival form, rather than as an action noun.

Book. Contesting Nietzsche Details Author(s): Christa Davis Acampora Publisher: University of Chicago Press eISBN: Subjects: Philosophy. Philosophy and Truth: Selections from Nietzsche's Notebooks of the Early s, ed.

and trans. Daniel Breazeale, Prometheus Books,ISBN Philosophy in the Tragic Age of the Greeks, trans. Marianne Cowan, Regnery Publishing,ISBN Selected Books: Contesting Nietzsche (University of Chicago Press).

As Disputas de Nietzsche, Florianopolis, Brazil: Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina Press, Portuguese translation of Contesting Nietzsche with a new afterword. Contesting Nietzsche, University of Chicago Press, Nietzsche’s “Beyond Good and Evil” (co-authored with Keith Ansell Pearson) Continuum.

Editorial team. General Editors: David Bourget (Western Ontario) David Chalmers (ANU, NYU) Area Editors: David Bourget Gwen Bradford.

"Contesting Nietzsche is a helpful book in many ways, and it covers a wide range of topics central to Nietzsche’s philosophy. Readers interested in understanding more about how Nietzsche’s early philosophical career and view of the ancient Greeks affect his philosophical project as a whole must grapple with Acampora’s views on this topic."Brand: University of Chicago Press.

Review of Christa Davis Acampora's "Contesting Nietzsche" [Book Review] Gabriel Zamosc. Revista de Filosofía de la Universidad de Costa Rica 53 () () Authors Gabriel Zamosc University of Colorado Denver Abstract This article has no associated abstract. (fix it) Keywords No. Contesting Nietzsche.

Published: Acampora organizes the bulk of the book around Nietzsche's "contests" with four monumental figures of Western culture: Homer, Socrates, Paul, and Wagner.

Her aim is not to offer new readings of his complex (and deeply ambivalent) attitudes toward these figures, but to show how each serves as an. "Contesting Nietzsche is one of the finest pieces of Nietzsche scholarship to appear in many years. It both offers a comprehensive interpretation of the key texts in Nietzsche's oeuvre and contributes significant insights to some of the key topics in Nietzsche scholarship, including his naturalism, account of agency, approach to science, and.

Contesting Spirit: Nietzsche, Affirmation, Religion by Tyler T. Roberts | Editorial Reviews. Hegel’s Social Ethics offers a fresh and accessible interpretation of G.

Hegel’s most famous book, the Phenomenology of Spirit. Drawing on important recent work on the social dimensions of Hegel’s theory of knowledge, Molly Farneth Book Edition: Core Textbook. She is the author of Contesting Nietzsche (University of Chicago Press, ) and has published five other books (three on Nietzsche and two in the areas of aesthetics and critical race theory) and numerous articles and book chapters.

Her courses include upper level seminars on Nietzsche and Heidegger, existentialism, aesthetics, twentieth. Contesting Spirit book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Challenging the dominant scholarly consensus that Nietzsche is simply an /5(5). "Contesting Nietzsche is a helpful book in many ways, and it covers a wide range of topics central to Nietzsche's philosophy.

Readers interested in understanding more about how Nietzsche's early philosophical career and view of the ancient Greeks affect his philosophical project as a whole must grapple with Acampora's views on this topic Author: Christa Davis Acampora.

Book Reviews Contesting Nietzsche, by Christa Davis Acampora. London: University of Chicago Press, Pp. xvi + H/b £ The culmination of more than a decade of fruitful and influential research, Christa Davis Acampora’s latest book is an outstanding work of Nietzsche scholarship.

The core concept around which Acampora structures her ana- ’ 9 lyses of the. This innovative volume presents an account of Nietzsche's claims about noble, life-affirming ways of life, analyzes the source of such claims, and explores the political vision that springs from them.

Kirkland elucidates the meaning of Nietzsche's remarks about life-affirmation through an examination of his rhetorical identification with values, such as honesty, that he ultimately seeks to. Contesting Spirit: Nietzsche, Affirmation, Religion.

In this Book. Additional Information. Contesting Spirit: Nietzsche, Affirmation, Religion; Tyler T. Roberts ; Book; Published by: Princeton University Press; View contents. View Citation; summary. Challenging the dominant scholarly consensus that Nietzsche is simply an enemy of religion.Out of that contest, Nietzsche hopes that a new form and understanding of human nobility will arise., This book makes a significant contribution, not only to Nietzsche scholarship, but even more to the current debate between modernity and post-modernity.

Thus Spoke Zarathustra, A Book for All and None (Also Sprach Zarathustra, Ein Buch für Alle und Keinen, –85), is one of Nietzsche’s most famous works, and Nietzsche regarded it as among his most significant.

It is a manifesto of personal self-overcoming, and a guidebook for others towards the same revitalizing end.