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Nietzsche's Values

John Richardson


The book gives a uniquely comprehensive philosophical analysis of Nietzsche’s thinking. It shows how this thinking has its unifying focus on values: both the past and prevailing values that his psychologies and genealogies explain and the new values that he himself creates and defends. It maps, in detail, the argumentative structure of his thinking as it bears on this central topic. It argues that his ultimate ambition is to show how we can incorporate the truth about values into our own valuing—and that he is therefore more deeply committed to truth than often supposed. The book’s chapters ex ... More

Keywords: Nietzsche, value, truth, argument, analysis, synthesis, system, history, genealogy, will to power

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780190098230
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190098230.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John Richardson, author
Professor of Philosophy, New York University

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