Category Archives: Friedrich Nietzsche

A minor Nietzsche question – what does the abbreviation ‘W.W.’ refer to?

A minor Nietzsche question – what does the abbreviation W.W. refer to? I’ve asked some of the leading Nietzsche scholars I know, and they are baffled too. The context is two references to Nietzsche: W. W. XI, p. 268 and W. W. … Continue reading

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The work of editing – adding references to translations II

In a previous post I said a bit about one of the tasks of editing a translation. I’ve now completed the Heidegger references I discussed in that previous post. The references to Hegel, Jaspers, Heraclitus, Homer, Lukács and Lenin took relatively … Continue reading

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Books received – Nietzsche, Heidegger, Foucault, Lefebvre etc. (2 of 3)

The new translation of Nietzsche’s Beyond Good and Evil and On the Genealogy of Morality; Lefebvre’s Trois textes pour le theâtre; Virilio’s Open Sky; Trawny’s Heidegger und der Mythos der jüdischen Weltverschwörung; Harvey’s The Urban Experience; the new edition of a … Continue reading

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Talking about Publishing, Urban Territory, and lots else

I was involved in three events this week. The first was the most wide-ranging – a filmed conversation with Babette Babich at Fordham University, that ranged from contemporary territorial issues to Kant, Leibniz, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Foucault and Lefebvre; Greek geography to … Continue reading

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Gary Shapiro in conversation with Babette Babich

Gary Shapiro in conversation with Babette Babich – watch it here. The discussion ranges from Nietzsche to Hobbes, the nature of analytic philosophy, publishing, boundary 2, St. Paul, etc.

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Nietzsche – Beyond Good and Evil / On the Genealogy of Morality

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
The next volume of the Stanford University Press Nietzsche translations will be Volume 8, Beyond Good and Evil / On the Genealogy of Morality, translated by Adrian del Caro. Thanks to Chathan Vemuri for the…

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Anthony K. Jensen, Nietzsche’s Philosophy of History reviewed at NDPR

Anthony K. Jensen, Nietzsche’s Philosophy of History is reviewed by Andrew Huddleston at NDPR. With the exception perhaps of Hegel, no major philosopher before Nietzsche paid as much attention to history. In work after work, Nietzsche is concerned to show us that … Continue reading

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Christa Davis Acampora, Contesting Nietzsche – free excerpt

University of Chicago Press have made an excerpt from Christa Davis Acampora’s Contesting Nietzsche available – here.

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Sloterdijk’s Nietzsche Apostle forthcoming

Forthcoming with Semiotext(e), translated by Steve Corcoran, Sloterdijk’s Nietzsche Apostle. For Peter Sloterdijk, Friedrich Nietzsche represents nothing short of a “catastrophe in the history of language”—a new evangelist for a linguistics of narcissistic jubilation. Nietzsche offered a philosophical declaration of … Continue reading

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The Daily Habits of Highly Productive Philosophers: Nietzsche, Marx & Kant

At Open Culture – drawing together descriptions of the work habits of Nietzsche, Marx and Kant.

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