Nietzsche - nietzsche thinks Kant is dead wrong, too caught...

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Sheet1 Page 1 excelent vs base is the distinction between good and bad that the nobles had science has led us to the point that all is relative the will to truth is science, philosophy, all the endeavors searching for the truth and objective fact, an attempt to cast aside all i n the will to power all the psychological drives that describe what we are, hopes, dreams, he doesnt think that we are stagnant, t h rather than damning the river we change its course to fit our purposes, the way a sculptor makes a statue free will - 3 types liberatarian- you are 100% free, for any action that you take you could have done otherwise determinist- the laws of nature determine you will take an action even prior to your birth compatabilist- your choices may be determined, what freedom is isnt this- expressing your will to power ascetically? the ubermensch is the person who expresses the will to power in the ascetic? way
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Unformatted text preview: nietzsche thinks Kant is dead wrong, too caught up in the esthetic? ideal- categorical imperative too caught up in will to truth, e he is a radical individualist, its all about shaping ourselves, friendship is not as important to him, maybe even a hinderance in e nature is disenchanted, basically before the rise of science there were all sorts of beliefs that arent so now without a functioning society there is no time to express yourself as an individual, not time to shape your life in a beautiful way , most of our drives are directed at other things so part of the will to power is how you shape the world around you apollo and dionysus dionysus the noble ideal apollo fits into the noble and slave sets of ideals- the middle ground the natural next step from relativism is nihilism we avoid nihilism by recognizing that our individual perspective and will to power matters...
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course PHIL 050 taught by Professor Pinker during the Spring '08 term at Georgetown.

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