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Nietzsche’s critique of staticism

Alternative title:
Introduction to Nietzsche on time and history
Abstract:

Why are we still intrigued by Nietzsche? What the author argues in this chapter is that this sustained interest stems from Nietzsche’s challenge to what we might call the ‘staticism’ inherent in our ordinary experience. ‘Staticism’ can be defined, roughly speaking, as the view that the world is a collection of enduring, re-identifiable objects that change only very gradually and according to determinate laws. This article claims that as long as human beings subscribe to the ‘staticist picture...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1515/9783110210460.0.1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Oxford college:
St Hilda's College
Role:
Author, Editor
Publisher:
Walter de Gruyter Publisher's website
Pages:
1–19
Host title:
Nietzsche on time and history
Publication date:
2008-01-01
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252095
ISBN:
9783110210460
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pubs:252095
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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