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Nietzsche on Mind and Nature$
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Manuel Dries and P. J. E. Kail

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780198722236

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722236.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.1) 1 Introduction
Source:
Nietzsche on Mind and Nature
Author(s):

Manuel Dries

P. J. E. Kail

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722236.003.0001

This chapter provides summaries of the this book and introduces the major themes and debates addressed in the volume. Discussed are Nietzsche’s metaphysics; his philosophy of mind in light of contemporary views; the question of panpsychism of Beyond Good and Evil 36; the rejection of dualism in favour of monism, in particular a monism of value; Nietzsche’s positions on consciousness and embodied cognition in light of recent cognitive science; a conception of freedom and agency based on an intrinsically motivating; embodied sense of self-efficacy; a Nietzschean account of valuing understood as drive-induced affective orientations of which an agent approves; the idea of ressentiment conceived as a process of intentional, not reflectively strategic, self-deception about one’s own conscious mental states; and a defence of a Nietzschean naturalism.

Keywords:   mind, metaphysics, consciousness, neuroscience, panpsychism, freedom, mental simulation, value, ressentiment, naturalism

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