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The Philosophy of Nietzsche

Enrolment code: HPA230/330

Offered: not offered in 2003

Unit description:

Provides an introduction to one of the most important German philosophers of the last two hundred years whose work is fundamental to contemporary thinking across a wide range of disciplines. Themes covered include perspectivism, the attack on morality, slave morality, master morality, herd morality, the nature of value, the ‘death of God’, eternal recurrence, the ‘superman’, the affirmation of life and others.

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Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 5 hrs fortnightly Timetable
Prerequisites 25% level 100 Philosophy (exemptions with the permission of the Head of Philosophy)  
Mutual exclusions HPA231/331  
Assessment mode 2,000-word assignment (40%), 3-hr end-of-sem exam (60%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Required texts etc Nietzsche F, The Will to Power, Random House
Schacht R (ed), Nietzsche: Selections, Macmillan
Sleinis EE, Nietzsche’s Revaluation of Values, Uni of Illinois Press.
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Majors: [Discipline and school information] Philosophy  
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)  
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