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Author Friedrich Nietzsche Society. Conference (11th : 2001 : Emmanuel College)

Title Nietzsche and science / edited by Gregory Moore, Thomas H. Brobjer
Published Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2003


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Description xii, 233 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction / Gregory Moore -- 1. Nietzsche's reading and knowledge of natural science : an overview / Thomas H. Brobjer -- 2. Nietzsche : 'that profound physiologist' / Richard S. G. Brown -- 3. Nietzsche, medicine and meteorology / Gregory Moore -- 4. Metaphor, perception and consciousness : Nietzsche on rhetoric and neurophysiology / Christian J. Emden -- 5. Reading Nietzsche through Ernst Mach / Nadeem J. Z. Hussain -- 6. Nietzsche's critique of scientific reason and scientific culture : on 'science as a problem' and nature of chaos / Babette E. Babich -- 7. What Nietzsche did during the science wars / Robin Small -- 8. Between mechanism and teleology : will to power and Nietzsche's gay 'science' / Christa Davis Acampora -- 9. Nietzsche's conceptual chemistry / Duncan Large -- 10. Wonder, science and the voice of philosophy / Tracy B. Strong
Summary "Nietzsche and Science explores the German philosopher's response to the extraordinary cultural impact of the natural sciences in the late nineteenth century. It argues that the science of his day exerted a powerful influence on his thought and provided an important framework within which he articulated his ideas."--BOOK JACKET
Analysis Nietzsche
Notes Includes papers presented at the 11th annual Meeting of the Friedrich Nietzsche Society, held at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, 7-9 Sept. 2001
Bibliography Includes bibliographic references and index
Subject Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900.
Knowledge, Theory of.
Science -- Philosophy.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Moore, Gregory, 1972-
Brobjer, Thomas H.
Friedrich Nietzsche Society.
LC no. 2003063711
ISBN 0754634027 :