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After publishing my most recent book—concerned with Friedrich Nietzsche’s analysis of the problem of nihilism, I briefly turned away from looking at Nietzsche directly. This post will offer a few comments on a section by Nietzsche, We Scholars, §204, from…
Martin Heidegger and Richard Rorty argue that Nietzsche commits himself to biological naturalism. But I explore Nietzsche as a pure anti-metaphysician.
Nietzsche on Joy: he writes in the Preface to The Gay Science that authentic joy and depth only arise from an encounter with prolonged anguish.
Nietzsche and the Ancients. Confront life on life’s terms. Even when those terms seem perverse and brutal. Sallust, Horace, Thucydides.
Horace alone makes the study of Latin important. Ode 1.4 about the coming of spring confronts a common theme in Horace: the brevity of life. Glow; be you; not tomorrow; here and now.
Nietzsche’s Twilight offers a critique of moral progressivism: the idea that morality just keeps getting better. Read to find out why.
This article explores the history of the vocationalization of the American University and its consequences using the work of Friedrich Nietzsche on Education.
Aristotle lays out his theory of the four causes in Physics II.3 and Metaphysics V.2. This post offers a rich view of the fourfold Aristotelian causality (and how Nietzsche responds).
Nietzsche names ‘four great errors’ in Twilight. The title plays on Aristotle’s four causes of being and marks a loose critique of Aristotelian metaphysics.