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Ken Gemes is Professor of Philosophy at Birkbeck, University of London. He is the co-editor of Nietzsche on Freedom and Autonomy (with Simon May; OUP, 2009).
John Richardson is Professor of Philosophy at New York University. He is the author of Existential Epistemology: A Heideggerian Critique of the Cartesian Project (OUP, 1986), Nietzsche's System (OUP, 1996), Nietzsche's New Darwinism (OUP, 2004), and Heidegger (Routledge, 2012). He is a co-editor of Nietzsche (2001) in the Oxford Readings in Philosophy series.
Table of Contents
Introduction, Ken Gemes & John Richardson
Part 1: Biography
1. Family relations: "Nietzsche and the Family", Graham Parkes
2. Relations to women: "Nietzsche and Women", Julian Young
3. Debility: "Nietzsche's Illness", Charles Huenemann
Part 2: Historical relations
4. The Greeks: "Nietzsche and the Greeks", Jessica Berry
5. Romanticism: "Nietzsche and Romanticism: Goethe, Holderlin and Wagner", Adrian Del Caro
6. Kant: "Nietzsche the Kantian?", Tom Bailey
7. Schopenhauer: "Schopenhauer as Nietzsche's 'Great Teacher' and 'Antipode'", Ivan Soll
8. Analytic philosophy: "Nietzsche's Influence on Analytic Philosophy", Simon Robertson & David Owen
Part 3: Principal works
9. The Birth of Tragedy: "The Themes of Affirmation and Illusion in The Birth of Tragedy and Beyond", Daniel Came
10. Untimely Meditation II: "'Holding on to the Sublime': On Nietzsche's Early 'Unfashionable' Project", Keith Ansell-Pearson
11. The Gay Science: "The Gay Science", Chris Janaway
12. Thus Spoke Zarathustra: "Zarathustra: 'That Malicious Dionysian'", Gudrun von Tevenar
13. Beyond Good and Evil: "Beyond Good and Evil", Maudemarie Clark & David Dudrick
14. On the Genealogy of Morality: "Nietzsche's Genealogy", Richard Schacht
15. The Antichrist: "Nietzsche's Antichrist", Dylan Jaggard
Ecce Homo: "Beholding Nietzsche: Ecce Homo, Fate, and Freedom", Christa Davis Acampora
Part 4: Values
17. Metaethics: "Nietzsche's Metaethical Stance", Nadeem J. Z. Hussain
18. Aesthetic values: "Nietzsche and the Arts of Life", Aaron Ridley
19. Autonomy: "Nietzsche on Autonomy", R. Lanier Anderson
20. The overman: "The Overman", Randall Havas
21. Promising: "'A Promise Made is a Debt Unpaid': Nietzsche on the Morality of Commitment and the Commitments of Morality", Mark Migotti
22. Order of rank: "Order of Rank", Robert Guay
23. Peoples and races: "Will-to-Power: Does it lead to the 'coldest of all cold monsters'"?, Jacob Golomb
Part 5: Epistemology & metaphysics
24. Perspectivism: "Life's Perspectives", Ken Gemes
25. Naturalism: "Nietzsche's Naturalism Reconsidered", Brian Leiter
26. Aestheticism: "Nietzsche's Philosophical Aestheticism", Sebastian Gardner
27. Becoming vs. being: "Being, Becoming and Time in Nietzsche", Robin Small
28. Eternal recurrence: "Eternal Recurrence", Paul S. Loeb
Part 6: Developments of will to power
29. Will to power and causation: "Nietzsche's Metaphysical Sketches: Causality and Will to Power", Peter Poellner
30. Will to power and values: "Honesty, Curiosity, and Affirmation in Nietzsche's Free Spirits", Bernard Reginster
31. Drives: "Nietzsche's Philosophical Psychology", Paul Katsafanas
32. Life: "Nietzsche on Life's Ends", John Richardson