Nietzsche's Theory of Knowledge

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Walter de Gruyter, 1977 - Knowledge, Theory of - 206 pages

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Contents

The world as will to power
1
The Quantification of the Will to Power
3
Interactions of the PowerQuanta
5
The Will to Power as Life
7
The Two Types of Displeasure
13
SelfPreservation as Derivative
14
Summary and Conclusion
16
Nietzsches Concept of Truth
17
The Formal Inconsistency of the Correspondence Theory
49
Kant and Correspondence
52
The ThinginItself
56
Does Nietzsche Presuppose the Correspondence Theory?
61
Nietzsches Perspectivism
66
Life as an Interpretative Process
70
Logic as a Perspectival Falsification
77
Nietzsche and the Problem of Language
93

Revaluation of the Disjunction TrueFalse
21
Karl Jaspers Criterion of Communicability
23
The Second Sense of Truth for Nietzsche
24
The Paradoxes of Nietzsches Notion of Truth
26
Logical Truths as Value Judgements
30
The Real World and the Apparent World
33
Nietzsches Critique of the Correspondence Theory
43
Truth as the Correspondence of Thoughts and Things
44
Nietzsches Way of Thinking
125
Creative Thinking and Will to Power
141
Knowledge as Power
147
The Construction of Reality
169
Conclusion
191
Appendix
199
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