As the spider spins : essays on Nietzsche's Critique and use of language (Nietzche Today) (Nietzsche Today)

As the spider spins : essays on Nietzsche's Critique and use of language (Nietzche Today) (Nietzsche Today)

João Constâncio


Nietzsche's metaphor of the spider that spins its cobweb expresses his critique of the metaphysical use of language - however it additionally means that ‟we, spiders‟, may be able to spin diversified, life-affirming, fitter, non-metaphysical cobwebs. This booklet is a suite of 12 essays that attention not just on Nietzsche's critique of the metaphysical assumptions of language, but additionally on his attempt to take advantage of language another way, i.e., to create a ‟new language‟. it really is from this standpoint that the ebook considers such issues as realization, the self, metaphor, intuition, affectivity, type, morality, fact, and data. The authors invited to give a contribution to this quantity are Nietzsche students who belong to a few of crucial study facilities of the eu Nietzsche-Research: Centro Colli-Montinari (Italy), GIRN (Europhilosphie), SEDEN (Spain), Greifswald examine workforce (Germany), NIL (Portugal). In 2011 João Constâncio and Maria João Mayer Branco edited Nietzsche on intuition and Language, additionally released by means of Walter de Gruyter. the 2 books supplement one another.

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