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Nietzsche on Art and Life

Daniel Came

Abstract

Nietzsche was not interested in the nature of art as such, or in providing an aesthetic theory of a traditional sort. For he regarded the significance of art to lie not in l’art pour l’art, but in the role that it might play in enabling us positively to ‘revalue’ the world and human experience. This volume brings together a number of distinguished figures in contemporary Anglo‐American Nietzsche scholarship to examine his views on art and the aesthetic in the context of this wider philosophical project. All of the major themes of Nietzsche’s aesthetics are discussed: art and the affirmation of ... More

Keywords: Nietzsche, art, aesthetics, beauty, truth, music, morality

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199545964
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545964.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Daniel Came, editor
University of Hull