Merchant of Venice and Nieztsche

Merchant of Venice and Nieztsche

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Unformatted text preview: ents on ourselves and others o “We are unknown to ourselves we men of knowledge” o the project of philosophy actually makes us know less rather than more about ourselves and morality Preface – problem of self knowledge o rejection of Athens + Jerusalem (philosophy and religion) Christianity represents turning away, can’t do the fun stuff in this life, because you will have good after life. reason is as much a problem as religion in obscuring the truth of knowing ourselves, morals o both share a common denial of life + experiences o alienation of exp...
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2014 for the course GOVT 117 taught by Professor Richardboyd during the Spring '13 term at Georgetown.

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