Friedrich Nietzsche Routledge Library Editions: Friedrich Nietzsche 6-Volume Set Various This six-volume Routledge Library Edition set is dedicated to the work of key nineteenth-century German thinker, Friedrich Nietzsche, whose hugely influential work in the field of philosophy continues to be felt to this day. The six volumes, published between 1948 and 1988, represent a truly wide-ranging analysis of Nietzsche’s life and work, offering an excellent overview of the canon of critical analysis and interpretation on Nietzsche in the twentieth century. The collection covers Nietzsche’s perspectives and influence upon a variety of sociological and philosophical debates, as well as placing his work in the context of contemporaries such as Richard Wagner, Fyodor Dostoyevsky and Max Stirner.
December 2009: 216x138: 1,350pp Hb: 978-0-415-56149-5: £375.00 US $658.00
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Routledge Library Editions: Friedrich Nietzs Break-Out from the Crystal Palace The Anarcho-Psychological Critique: Stirner, Nietzsche, Dostoevsky John Carroll Before Marcuse and Laing, before Heidegger and Sartre, even before Freud, the way was prepared for the anarcho-psychological critique of economic man, of all codes of ideology or absolute morality, and of scientific habits of mind. First published in 1974, this title traces this philosophical tradition to its roots in the nineteenth century, to the figures of Stirner, Nietzsche and Dostoevsky, and to their psychological demolition of the two alternative axes of social theory and practice, a critique which today reads more pertinently than ever, and remains unanswered. To understand this critique is crucial for an age which has shown a mounting revulsion at the consequences of the Crystal Palace, symbol at once of technologico-industrial progress and its rationalist-scientist ideology, an age whose imaginative preoccupations have telescoped onto the individual, and whose interest has switched from the social realm to that of anarchic, inner, ’psychological man’. Selected Contents: Part 1: Introduction: Liberal-Rationalism and the Progress Model Part 2: The Critique of Ideology 1. The origins of Anarcho-Psychology 2. The antichrist 3. The Immoralist 4. The Existentialist 5. The anarchoindividualist and Social Action 6. Stirner and Marx 7. Nietzsche Part 3: The Critique of Knowledge 8. The critique of Absolute Truth 9. The Critique of Empiricist Positivist Truth 10. Irrationalism 11. Critique of Nietzsche’s Theory of Knowledge Part 4: The Critique of Homo Economicus 12. Stirner’s Redefintion of Property 13. Dostoevsky’s Critique of Utilitarianism and Socialism 14. Some notes Toward a Psychology of Homo Economicus 15. The Critique of the Undialectical Progress Model December 2009: 216x138: 202pp Hb: 978-0-415-56222-5: £65.00 US $113.00
Authenticity and Learning Nietzsche’s Educational Philosophy David Cooper, University of Durham, UK David E. Cooper elucidates Nietzsche’s educational views in detail, in a form that will be of value to educationalists as well as philosophers. In this title, first published in 1983, he shows how these views relate to the rest of Nietzsche’s work, and to modern European and Anglo-Saxon philosophical concerns. For Nietzsche, the purpose of true education was to produce creative individuals who take responsibility for their lives, beliefs and values. His ideal was human authenticity. David E. Cooper sets Nietzsche’s critique against the background of nineteenth-century German culture, yet is concerned at the same time to emphasize its bearing upon recent educational thought and policy. Selected Contents: 1. Authenticity 2. ’Breadwinners’ and ’Old Maids’ 3. Nature and Technicism 4. Life and Liberal Education 5. Nietzsche’s Philosophy of Truth 6. Genealogy, Values and the Teaching of Morality 7. The Justification of Society 8. The Higher Breeding of Man December 2009: 216x138: 176pp Hb: 978-0-415-56221-8: £65.00 US $113.00
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Nietzsche, Wagner and the Philosophy of Pessimism Roger Hollinrake Nietzsche’s relationship with Wagner has long been a source of controversy and has given rise to a number of important studies, including this major breakthrough in Nietzsche scholarship, first published in 1982. In this work Hollinrake contends that the nature and extent of the anti-Wagnerian pastiche and polemic in Thus Spake Zarathustra is arguably the most important factor in the association between the two. Thus Wagner, as the purveyor of a particular brand of Schopenhauerian pessimism, is here revealed as one of the principle sources—and targets—of Zarathustra. Whilst addressed primarily to students of German Literature, this book will also be of interest to musicians, philosophers and students of the history of culture and ideas. Selected Contents: Part 1: Zarathustra and Der Ring 1. Der Ring des Nibelungen 2. Zarathustra’s Going Down 3. Schopenhauer and Der Ring 4. Two Notes on Der Ring 5. The Convalescent 6. Zarathustra’s Rondelay 7. Zarathustra’s Great Noon 8. Nietzsche’s Affirmation: Summary Part 2: Zarathustra and Parsifal 9. Parsifal 10. Zarathustra’s Temptation 11. The Cry of Distress 12. The Dissolution of the Trinity: Summary December 2009: 216x138: 328pp Hb: 978-0-415-56225-6: £75.00 US $131.00
Exceedingly Nietzsche Aspects of Contemporary Nietzsche Interpretation Edited by David Farrell Krell and David Wood Originally published in 1988, this collection brings together a wide range of original readings on Friedrich Nietzsche, reflecting many aspects of Nietzsche in contemporary philosophy, literature and the social sciences. The Nietzsche these contributors discuss is the Nietzsche who exceeds any attempt at determinate interpretation, the Nietzsche whose capacity for renewing thought seems limitless. This is a powerful collection of essays and a major contribution to modern Nietzsche interpretation. Selected Contents: Part 1: Music, Madness and Metaphysics 1. Dionysus—In Excess of Metaphysics 2. Heidegger and the Nietzschean ’Physiology of Art’ 3. Nietzsche’s Transvaluation of time 4. Self-Annihilation and Self-Overcoming: Blake and Nietzche 5. Consultations with the Paternal Shadow: Gasché, Derrida and Klossowski on Ecce Homo Part 2: Women, Men and Machines of War 6. Orchids and Muscles 7. ’Ideal Selfishness’: Nietzsche’s Metaphor of Maternity 8. Foucault and Derrida on Nietzsche and the End(s) of ’Man’ 9. Nietzsche on the Edge of Town: Deleuze and Reflexivity 10. Nietzsche and the Critique of Ursprungsphilosophie December 2009: 216x138: 200pp Hb: 978-0-415-56223-2: £65.00 US $113.00
sche Nietzsche An Approach Janko Lavrin Janko Lavrin’s influential biography of Friedrich Nietzsche, originally published in 1948, analyses the bond between Nietzsche’s personal fate on the one hand and the trend of his thought on the other, set against the background of contemporary crisis typical of mankind in general. Selected Contents: 1. Introduction 2. The Alchemy of Pain 3. ’Out of Season’ 4. The ’Articfice of Self-preservation’ 5. Self-inquisistion 6. On the Margins of the Superman 7. Nietzsche and Religion 8. The Twilight of God 9. ’We Immoralists’ 10. ’Nietzsche-Caesar’ 11. Zarathrustra’s Impasse 12. Nietzsche and Antiquity 13. Nietzsche and Erotics 14. Nietzsche and Politics 15. The ’Good European’ 16. Nietzsche and Dostoevsky December 2009: 216x138: 166pp Hb: 978-0-415-56244-7: £65.00 US $113.00
Nietzsche: Imagery and Thought A collection of Essays Edited by Malcolm Pasley The central theme of this collection of essays, first published in 1978, is the basic tension in Nietzsche, and so in his work, between the urge to weave a satisfying web out of reality and the equally strong compulsion to expose its painful truths. The book aims to stress, not to play down, the embarassing and fruitful fact that he cannot be neatly pigeonholed either as a literary figure or as a professional philosopher. The book meets a long-felt need for a study in English of both the literary and the philosophical aspects of Nietzsche’s work, based on his authentic texts, and will be welcomed by all students of modern European thought and Literature. Selected Contents: 1. Nietzsche: Art and Intellectual Enquiry 2. Nietzsche’s Conception of Truth 3. Nietzsche and the Idea of Metaphor 4. Nietzsche’s Masks 5. Nietzsche and the Imagery of Height 6. Nietzsche’s Use of Medical Terms 7. Nietzsche’s Animals: Idea, Image and Influence 8. English Writers and Nietzsche December 2009: 216x138: 276pp Hb: 978-0-415-56224-9: £70.00 US $122.00