M-FIL/01 - 9 CFU - 2° Semester

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Learning Objectives

The cours looks at:

a) The theory-praxis nexus.

b) The definition of a philosophical critique (from the Greek word “krinein”, meaning to “separate” or to “discern”, which is the origin of the word “crisis”).

c) The problematic relationship between science (or technology) and philosophy.

Detailed Course Content

The concept of the Übermensch (superman) and the theory of “eternal return”.

Regeneration of the subject: the Nietzschean Übermensch compared with Heideggerian Dasein, Jüngerian Typus and Marxian Gattungswesen.

Textbook Information

- F. Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (UK) 2006.

- M. Heidegger, Nietzsche: Volumes One and Two, Harper-Collins, New York 1991.

- G. Deleuze, Nietzsche and Philosophy, Columbia University Press, New York 2006.

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