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Grounding the Nietzsche of Earth : Monographien und Texte zur Nietzsche-forschung - Adrian DelCaro

Grounding the Nietzsche of Earth

Monographien und Texte zur Nietzsche-forschung

Hardcover Published: 2004
ISBN: 9783110180381
Number Of Pages: 474
For Ages: 22+ years old

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This treatment is the first to comprehensively address the issue of where Nietzsche stands in relation to environment, and it will contribute to the 'greening' of Nietzsche. Using a philological method del Caro reveals the ecumenical Nietzsche whose doctrines are strategies for responsible and creative partnership between humans and earth. The major doctrines are shown to be organically related to early writings linked to paganism, the quotidian, and the closest things of Human, All Too Human. Perspective is shifted from time to place in the eternal recurrence of the same, and from power to empowerment in the will to power.

"[...] beachtliche, so tiefschurfende wie verkundende, ja beschworende Nietzsche-Buch."Reinhold Grimm in: Studi Germanici 1/2006 "Del Caro is attentive to the sophisticated rhetoric of Nietzsches's writing."Paul Bishop in: German Quarterly 2006 "Adrian Del Caro's recently published Grounding Nietzsches Rhetoric of Earth is an important contribution."Konrad Ott in: Nietzsche Studien 2005

On grounding
The topography of Nietzsche's rhetoricp. 1
The grounds of philology and hermeneuticsp. 11
The Dionysian used as a groundp. 22
An intellectual-biographical account of Nietzsche's groundednessp. 27
Modernity's groundlessnessp. 37
The reclamation of groundp. 48
Immanence
On heightening human presence through reorientationp. 63
How the earth becomes a place of opprobriump. 74
Efforts toward immanence : first stepsp. 81
Knowledge as an impediment to livingp. 88
On regulating the instincts to create human beingp. 96
Environment, or what really surrounds usp. 104
A new hygiene on the basis of lifep. 116
Immanence manifested as hubris, exploitation, and criminalityp. 130
Nietzschean religiosity
Grounding versus religion foundingp. 153
Paganism's special powers of affirmationp. 161
The loss of religious feelingp. 167
The Dionysianp. 171
Of apotheosis and surrogacyp. 184
Logic and limit in the eternal recurrence of the same
The finite in relation to potentialp. 201
The quotidian Nietzschep. 212
Features and failings of the old gravityp. 221
The new gravityp. 230
The sameness of eternal recurrencep. 244
The ecumenical Nietzsche
The right time and the only placep. 255
Cultivating the ecumenical dispositionp. 271
The lust to rule, or the bestowing virtue goes world widep. 286
The will to power in its empowering statep. 320
Dwelling creatively within the finite
Conservation measures for the spiritp. 352
The conservation of negative traitsp. 359
Creating with forces and statesp. 371
Dwelling on the quality of lifep. 380
The openp. 388
Nietzsche and the environmental ethos
Animals and human animalsp. 401
Post-humanism grounded in the bodyp. 417
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ISBN: 9783110180381
ISBN-10: 3110180383
Series: Monographien und Texte zur Nietzsche-forschung
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 474
Published: 2004
Publisher: De Gruyter
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 17.78  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.92

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