By Paul Bishop
This quantity collects a wide-ranging set of essays studying Friedrich Nietzsche's engagement with antiquity in all its elements. It investigates Nietzsche's response and reaction to the concept that of "classicism," with specific connection with his paintings on Greek tradition as a philologist in Basel and later as a thinker of modernity, and to his reception of German classicism in all his texts. The ebook can be of curiosity to scholars of old heritage and classics, philosophy, comparative literature, and Germanistik. Taken jointly, those papers recommend that classicism is either a extra major, and a extra contested, inspiration for Nietzsche than is frequently learned, and it demonstrates the necessity for a go back to an in depth cognizance to the intellectual-historical context by way of which Nietzsche observed himself working. An understanding of the wealthy number of educational backgrounds, methodologies, and strategies of studying evinced in those chapters might be the one approach for the modern student to come back to grips with what classicism intended for Nietzsche, and for this reason what Nietzsche capacity for us this day. The e-book is split into 5 sections -- The Classical Greeks; Pre-Socratics and Pythagoreans, Cynics and Stoics; Nietzsche and the Platonic culture; Contestations; and German Classicism -- and constitutes the 1st significant research of Nietzsche and the classical culture in 1 / 4 of a century. individuals: Jessica N. Berry, Benjamin Biebuyck, Danny Praet and Isabelle Vanden Poel, Paul Bishop, R. Bracht Branham, Thomas Brobjer, David Campbell, Alan Cardew, Roy Elveton, Christian Emden, Simon Gillham, John Hamilton, Mark Hammond, Albert Henrichs, Dirk t.D. Held, David F. Horkott, Dylan Jaggard, Fiona Jenkins, Anthony okay. Jensen, Laurence Lampert, Nicholas Martin, Thomas A. Meyer, Burkhard Meyer-Sickendiek, John S. Moore, Neville Morley, David N. McNeill, James I. Porter, Martin A. Ruehl, Herman Siemens, Barry Stocker, Friedrich Ulfers and Mark Daniel Cohen, and Peter Yates. Paul Bishop is William Jacks Chair of contemporary Languages on the college of Glasgow.