Category Archives: Friedrich Nietzsche

Photos from Nietzsche’s summer walks by Mark Anderson

The Bloomsbury Philosophy blog has some photographs of the sites of Nietzsche’s walks in Italy. They are taken by Mark Anderson, author of the recently published book Plato and Nietzsche: Their Philosophical Art. They had an earlier post focusing on some important … Continue reading

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‘Hellenistic Ethics from Nietzsche to Foucault’ – Warwick, 25-27 September 2014

Prospects for an Ethics of Self-Cultivation: Hellenistic Ethics from Nietzsche to Foucault, University of Warwick, 25-27 September 2014 – full details here Philosophical interest in the ethical ideal of self-cultivation has increased in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries as philosophers have … Continue reading

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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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