Nietzsche II.12-16

Nietzsche II.12-16 - 4-14-03 I) Nietzsche II.12-16 (12)...

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4.14.3 Nietzsche II.12-16 I) (12) Mastery and Interpretation a. There are different interpretations of events i. These perspectives are not all equal, one may dominate over the other and be labeled as the truth 1. Everything is constantly subject to reinterpretation ii. In becoming master one comes with and reinforces a near interpretation that fit them and is used by them (interpretation as a tool) 1. The master makes their truth the dominant one b. What appears most natural has a history i. A time frame that exposes how differing interpretations built upone one another to form what we now call a truth II) (12) Origin/Purpose of Punishment a. Current Purpose of Punishment – revenge or deterrence i. All variations of the meaning of punishment can be found in second 13, page 80, 2 nd paragraph III) (14) Faults of Punishment a. Punishment is mean to bring about a guilty conscience in the one who is guilty i. But those who commit the most crime don’t have guilty consciences b. Punishment hinders feelings of guilt
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course PHIL 4401 taught by Professor Nagel during the Winter '05 term at CSU Stanislaus.

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