Nietzschee(tm)s Aphoristic Challenge
|Series title:||Monographien und Texte Zur Nietzsche-Forschung Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Walter de Gruyter GmbH|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $168.00|
| Book Description: |
The “aphoristic form causes difficulty,” Nietzsche argued in 1887, for “today this form is not taken seriously enough.” Nietzsche’s Aphoristic Challenge addresses this continued neglect by examining the role of the aphorism in Nietzsche’s writings, the generic traditions in which he writes, the motivations behind his turn to the aphorism, and the reasons for his sustained interest in the form. This literary-philosophical study argues that while...