Nietzsche, Epistemology, and Philosophy of Science

Nietzsche, Epistemology, and Philosophy of Science : Nietzsche and the Sciences II

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Nietzsche, Epistemology, and Philosophy of Science, is the second volume of a collection on Nietzsche and the Sciences, featuring essays addressing truth, epistemology, and the philosophy of science, with a substantial representation of analytically schooled Nietzsche scholars. This collection offers a dynamic articulation of the differing strengths of Anglo-American analytic and contemporary European approaches to philosophy, with translations from European specialists, notably Carl Friedrich von Weizsacker, Paul Valadier, and Walther Ch. Zimmerli. This broad collection also features a preface by Alasdair MacIntyre. Contributions explore Nietzsche's contributions to the philosophy of language and epistemology, and include essays on the social history of truth and the historical and cultural analyses of Serres and Baudrillard, as well as new contributions to the philosophy of science, including theological and hermeneutical approaches, history of science, the philosophy of medicine, cognitive science, and technology.
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  • Hardback | 382 pages
  • 210 x 297 x 23.88mm | 1,640g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1999 ed.
  • XVIII, 382 p.
  • 0792357434
  • 9780792357438

Table of contents

Acknowledgments. List of Abbreviations Used. Preface; A. MacIntyre. Introduction: Toward Nietzsche's Philosophy of Science; B. Babich. Section Summaries. Analytic Perspectives: Truth and Knowledge: Nietzsche: Truth and Knowledge; R. Schacht. Nietzsche: Truth and Knowledge; R. Schacht. Perspectivist Ontology and de re Knowledge; R.C. Welshon. Nietzsche's Theory of Truth; R.L. Anderson. Nietzsche's Symptomatology of Scepticism; P.J.M. van Tongeren. Analytical Perspectives: Atomism, Realism, Naturalism, Positivism: We Sensualists; R. Small. Nietzsche's Naturalism, Science, and Belief; R. Nola. Nietzsche's Fling with Positivism; J. Cohen. Beyond Truth and Appearance: Nietzsche's Emergent Realism; D. Conway. Nietzsche's Epistemological Daring: All the Daring of the Lover of Knowledge is Permitted Again; B. Allen. How Epistemology Becomes What It Is; J. Barton. Hermes contra Dionysus: Michel Serres's Critique of Nietzsche; D. Large. The Will to Truth as Art of Interpretation; B. Bacso. Science, Value, and the Ascetic Ideal; D. Owen. Twilight the Icons; D.B. Allison. Perspectives on Nietzsche's Philosophy and Science: Roger J. Boscovich and Friedrich Nietzsche: A Reexamination; G. Whitlock. Nietzsche's Perspectivalism: A Hermeneutic Philosophy of Science; P.A. Heelan. Nietzsche's Philosophy: Science, Art, Power; C.F. von Weizsacker. Science as the New Religion; P. Valadier. Nietzsche's Philosophy as Criticism of Truth and Science; W.Ch. Zimmerli. Nietzsche's Transvaluation of Causality; A. Rehburg. Nietzsche's Metaphysical Positivism; P. Poellner. Nietzsche andthe Sciences: Nietzsche's Conception of Health: The Idealization of Struggle; S. Podolsky, A.I. Tauber. The Will to Power and Parallel Distributed Processing; E. Steinhart. The Fractal Dynamics of a Nietzschean World; P. Douglas. Nietzsche's Critique of Technology: A Defense of Phenomenology Against Modern Machinery; U.M. Haase. Notes on Contributors. Table of Contents Volume One. Index.
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