9781573928724

Nietzsche's Prophecy

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  • Copyright: 2001-02-01
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Table of Contents

Introductionp. 9
Diagnosesp. 19
The Crisis in Meaningp. 19
Symptoms and Their Pathsp. 22
The Loss of Progressp. 24
Meaning and Futurityp. 26
Millennialismp. 27
Fin de Sieclep. 28
Global Realizationp. 29
Franchising the Worldp. 30
Green Groanp. 31
Rising Expectationp. 31
De-Moralizationp. 32
De-Constructionp. 33
Diminution in Beingp. 34
Style-eye-zedp. 36
Narcissismp. 37
Anorexiap. 38
The Urge to Truthp. 39
If Onlyp. 40
Home Security Systemsp. 40
Pop Psych and Feelin' Goodp. 41
Culture: Social Construction of Realityp. 43
Truth Is Politicalp. 43
The Greatest Tragedy of Our Timesp. 44
The Meaning of Meaningp. 47
On Meaningp. 48
The Necessity of Meaningp. 50
Meaning, Reason, and the Rationalp. 51
The Origin of Meaningp. 53
The Origin of Language?p. 55
Skepticism about Knowledgep. 58
Curriculum Argumentsp. 60
Vastness of the Curriculum (Life)p. 61
Grammar, Meaning, and Representationp. 61
Nietzsche's Prophecyp. 64
Reality of Meaning of Realityp. 65
Revisionismp. 68
Spin Doctorsp. 68
Interpretation and Literalityp. 69
Orwell's Dystopia of Meaningp. 71
Who Controls the Idea of Nature?p. 71
Cultural and Other Relativismsp. 73
Relativism, Language, Rationalityp. 75
Work and the Scale of Societyp. 76
Fear versus Wonderp. 78
Meaning Empties Outp. 83
The Dilemma of Interpretationp. 84
World-As-Text [approaches] Text-As-Worldp. 86
End of Philosophyp. 87
The Hidden Axis of Change versus Chaosp. 88
Progress, Hope, and Bureaucracyp. 89
Idea of a Universityp. 92
Dumbing Downp. 93
Efficiencyp. 95
Boringp. 95
Eschatologyp. 96
Genius, Heroes - What Time, This?p. 97
Superfluous Superlativesp. 98
Famep. 98
Dualistic Thinkingp. 100
Analysis and Fragmentationp. 101
Culture Warsp. 102
Death of God; the Persistence of Yearningsp. 103
Mysticismp. 104
Snappingp. 106
Surveys/Pollsp. 107
Genome, Determination, Beingp. 107
The Market Economyp. 109
Popularity Contestationp. 110
Dis-Appearance of the Teacherp. 111
New Agep. 112
Agednessp. 112
The Man without Qualities (Musil)p. 113
Wisdom (Information, Knowledge ...)p. 114
Technology: A Metaphor for Meaning and Beingp. 117
Bodies and Machinesp. 118
Being-As-Machine (1)p. 118
Psychology and Nihilismp. 120
Being-As-Machine (2)p. 121
Structure versus Processp. 122
The Language Machinep. 123
Robots versus Former Friendsp. 125
The Technological Mentalityp. 127
ESP and Borders of Scientific Inquiryp. 129
Utopias/Dystopiasp. 130
The Knowledge Industryp. 132
Knowledge Industriesp. 132
Cosmology Arises from the Ashesp. 133
Ecological Disasters [approaches] Homelessnessp. 134
The Images of TVp. 134
The Meaning of Being Humanp. 139
The Humanist Dilemmap. 140
Metaphors That Plague Usp. 142
The Undermining of Sciencep. 144
Wither Wisdom?p. 148
Reductionismp. 149
The Two Cultures and the Primacy of Textsp. 150
Geometries/Logics versus Perspectival Beingp. 152
Husserl's Failings, Derrida's Flailingsp. 153
Authority and Naivetep. 154
Technique over Knowledgep. 156
The Narcissism Cyclep. 157
Culture versus Communicationp. 158
Altered Statesp. 159
The Fault in Beingp. 161
Muses on the Meaning of Charles Lindberghp. 163
The Human Search for Meaningp. 169
A Philosophical Anthropologyp. 170
Authority and Agencyp. 171
Finite or Infinitep. 172
A Crisis of Meaningp. 174
Contextp. 176
Paradoxp. 176
The Ethological Critiquep. 177
Speculative Historyp. 181
Retrievals, Recollections, Resurrectionsp. 183
Ascetic Estheticsp. 185
Intellectuals or Wisdom?p. 186
What Purpose, Purpose?p. 188
The Contractp. 189
Knowledgep. 191
Ideasp. 193
Cultural Critiquep. 195
The Idea of a University ... orp. 196
Seeking Common Groundp. 198
A Return to Experience: Pragmatismp. 199
Dialoguep. 201
Vocation or Careerp. 202
Meaning via Transcendencep. 203
The Transcendental Temptationp. 204
Kierkegaard's Problem - Be Seriousp. 207
Generationp. 207
Utopic Underwritingp. 208
Nobilityp. 210
Indexp. 215
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