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The honesty of thinking: reflections on critical thinking in Nietzsche's middle period and the later Heidegger

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This dissertation engages with contemporary interpretations of Nietzsche and Heidegger on the issue of self-knowing with respect to the notions of honesty and authenticity. Accounting for the two philosophers' developing conceptions of these notions allows a response to interpreters who conceive the activity of self-knowing as a primarily personal problem. The alternative accounts proposed take as a point of departure transitional texts that reveal both thinkers ...

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University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Medieval & Modern Languages Faculty
Sub department:
German
Oxford college:
Jesus College
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Division:
HUMS
Department:
Medieval & Modern Languages Faculty
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HUMS
Department:
Medieval & Modern Languages Faculty
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Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK

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