Nietzsche On Mind And Nature



Keynote speeches and special session given at the international conference 'Nietzsche on Mind and Nature', held at St. Peter's College, Oxford, 11-13 September 2009, organized by the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford.


  • Nietzsche Source. Scholarly Nietzsche editions on the web

    23/12/2009 Duración: 31min

    Introduction to the scholarly editions of Nietzsche Source: the digital critical edition based on Colli/Montinary, the digital edition of the Nietzsche estate including works, manuscripts and letters and the future genetic edition of Nietzsche's works.

  • Nietzsche's Value Monism - Saying Yes to Everything

    23/12/2009 Duración: 01h07min

    Lecture on Nietzsche's attack on Value Dualism, as well as the view he offers instead and whether Nietzsche can sustain his Value Monism-the view that everything is good-given the pressures that pull him back into saying no as well as yes.

  • Nietzsche's Metaphysics

    22/12/2009 Duración: 57min

    Nietzsche rejects a persisting self; real distinctions of objects and properties, categorical and dispositional properties, causes and effects; free will. He holds that determinism is true, reality is one and fundamentally experiential.

  • Consciousness, Language and Nature: Nietzsche's Philosophy of Mind and Nature

    22/12/2009 Duración: 01h05min

    On the triangulation between consciousness, language and nature in Nietzsche's philosophy and contemporary philosophy of mind and proposes a philosophy of signs and interpretation as a basis for a philosophy of mind, language and nature.

  • Who is the 'Sovereign Individual?' Nietzsche on Freedom

    22/12/2009 Duración: 47min

    Nietzsche's Sovereign Individual (SI) argues that 1. Nietzsche denies free will and moral responsibility. 2. SI in no way supports a denial of 1. 3. Nietzsche engages in a 'persuasive definition' of the language of Freedom and Free Will.

  • Nietzsche on Soul in Nature

    22/12/2009 Duración: 35min

    This keynote speech examines if, according to Nietzsche, experience of nature is inevitably conditioned by some archetypal phantasm or cultural construction process or if unmediated apprehension of nature is possible.

  • The Genealogy of Guilt

    22/12/2009 Duración: 59min

    Nietzsche's objective is not to challenge the Christian non-naturalistic account of guilt but to show that Christian representation of guilt is a product of the exploitation of human susceptibility to guilt as instrument of self-directed cruelty.