Frederich Nietzsche 1844

Frederich Nietzsche 1844 - opinion is true, but by what it...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Frederich Nietzsche  1844-1900 31/03/2008 12:45:00 German The will to truth – philosophers  o What is truth? Dominant view of truth- correspondence theory of truth – a  statement is true if it corresponds with reality  Nietzche REJECTS THIS because there are no facts,  only interpretations.   Thus, Nietzche’s view is perspectivism – There is no  Truth – only our perspectives o What opinions should we hold? (paragraph 4 on page 3) “The falseness of an opinion….”  There is no such thing as truth  or falsehood.   The important thing is not whether an opinion is true, but  whether it is life-preserving, species-preserving, and life- furthering We need to recognize untruth as a condition of life.  (not if the 
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 2
Background image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: opinion is true, but by what it would be like to live according to them) o Why should we care about it? To will to power (Paragraph 13) o The will to power is the Will to LIFE. (according to Nietzsche) this is true for plants, animals, and humans (a watermelon plant will grow over another in order to get sun.) Para 8, talks about the conviction of a philosophers. The latin translated in walks the ass and we all honor it thus he is mocking the ideas of other philosophers since they are ridiculous 31/03/2008 12:45:00 31/03/2008 12:45:00...
View Full Document

Page1 / 3

Frederich Nietzsche 1844 - opinion is true, but by what it...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online