The first focused study of Nietzsche's Dawn, offering a close reading of the text by two of the leading scholars on the philosophy of Nietzsche
Published in 1881, Dawn: Thoughts on the Presumptions of Morality represents a significant moment in the development of Nietzsche’s philosophy and his break with German philosophic thought. Though groundbreaking in many ways, Dawn remains the least studied of Nietzsche's work. In Nietzsche's Dawn: Philosophy, Ethics, and the Passion of Knowledge, authors Keith Ansell-Pearson and Rebecca Bamford present a thorough treatment of the second of Nietzsche’s so-called “free spirit” trilogy.
This unique book explores Nietzsche’s philosophy at the time of Dawn's writing and discusses the modern relevance of themes such as fear, superstition, terror, and moral and religious fanaticism. The authors highlight Dawn's links with key areas of philosophical inquiry, such as "the art of living well," skepticism, and naturalism. The book begins by introducing Dawn and discussing how to read Nietzsche, his literary and philosophical influences, his relation to German philosophy, and his efforts to advance his "free spirit" philosophy. Subsequent discussions address a wide range of topics relevant to Dawn, including presumptions of customary morality, hatred of the self, free-minded thinking, and embracing science and the passion of knowledge. Providing a lively and imaginative engagement with Nietzsche's text, this book:
- Highlights the importance of an often-neglected text from Nietzsche's middle writings
- Examines Nietzsche's campaign against customary morality
- Discusses Nietzsche's responsiveness to key Enlightenment ideas
- Offers insights on Nietzsche's philosophical practice and influences
- Contextualizes a long-overlooked work by Nietzsche within the philosopher's life of writing
Like no other book on the subject, Nietzsche's Dawn: Philosophy, Ethics, and the Passion of Knowledge is a must-read for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, instructors, and scholars in philosophy, as well as general readers with interest in Nietzsche, particularly his middle writings.
- Regular price
- Sale price
- Regular price
- Unit price
|Format:||Paperback / softback, 288 pages||Language:||English|
|Dimension:||152 x 23 x 229mm||ISBN10:||1119693667|
|Weight:||431g||ISBN13:||9781119693666||Publication Date:||12 Nov 2020||Publisher:||Wiley|
Keith Ansell-Pearson holds a Personal Chair in Philosophy at the University of Warwick, UK. He is the author and editor of acclaimed books on Nietzsche and Bergson including Nietzsche contra Rousseau, Nietzsche's Search for Philosophy, and Bergson: Thinking Beyond the Human Condition.
Rebecca Bamford is Professor of Philosophy, Quinnipiac University, USA, and Adjunct Professor of Philosophy, University of Fort Hare, East London, RSA. She is the editor of Nietzsche's Free Spirit Philosophy and author of numerous essays on Nietzsche and on bioethics.
- 1. Brand New
- 2. To be eligible for a return or refund, you must make a request within 3 days of your order’s arrival as well as your order being in an unused condition.
Your order should be with you in 1-3 business days. At ByblyoShop, we are delighted to be able to offer FREE delivery on all orders
All prices shown on the ByblyoShop website are in Singaporean dollars. The prices shown are inclusive of GST.
The best way to contact us is by filling in the online contact form within the Contact Us section.
The form is designed to help you specify the query that you have and then direct it to a member of our customer support team that
is best suited to deal with it. We work hard to deal with your queries within 24 hours.
We also welcome to receiving any suggestions or feedback as to how we can improve. All emails are read by a member of a customer support team. Please send your emails to firstname.lastname@example.org
At this current moment, we only deliver within Singapore. However, we hope to expand this to the whole Asia region very soon.