The topic of “grandeur” is found throughout Nietzsche’s corpus. Nietzsche problematizes the term with adjectives like “grand reason,” “grand health,” “grand politics,” or “grand afternoon.” Moreover, the idea is also contained in metaphors like “the eternal return of the same,” the “overman,” the “will to power,” the “arrow of longing,” or “lightening striking.” For Nietzsche, there is no grandeur without a sense of the small, and criticism of the most subtle details indicates a comming grandeur.
The contributions to this collection are dedicated to the themes of Nietzsche/Power/Grandeur from philosophical, political, historical, aesthetic, and cultural studies perspectives.
Nietzsche – Macht – Größe
Nietzsche – Philosoph der Größe der Macht oder der Macht der Größe
Ed. by Caysa, Volker / Schwarzwald, Konstanze
De Gruyter 2011
Series: Nietzsche Heute
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