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Nietzsche and Paradox
Newly translated into English, this book analyzes the paradoxical discourse that flows through and fundamentally characterizes Nietzsche's writings. Examining Nietzsche's The Birth of Tragedy; Human, All Too Human; Beyond Good and Evil; On the Genealogy of Morals; and The Antichrist; Rogerio Miranda de Almeida patiently opens these texts to the multiplicity of truths that ...more
Paperback, 218 pages
Published June 1st 2007 by State University of New York Press
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Miranda de Almeida reads Nietzsche the way Nietzsche demanded he be read: with great effort and ultimately from the perspective of the totality of the work. One could argue that perspectivism is everything in Nietzsche, and certainly any reader seeking a system quickly becomes impaled upon the spears of perspectives with which Nietzsche thrusts and parries. Paradoxical is one reading, but I think multiplicity is more on the mark, and late in the book Miranda de Almeida comes closest to capturing ...more