By Daw-Nay N. R., Jr. Evans

Nietzsche and Classical Greek Philosophy: appealing and Diseased explains Friedrich Nietzsche’s ambivalence towards Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle. Daw-Nay N. R. Evans Jr. argues that Nietzsche’s courting to his classical Greek predecessors is extra sophisticated and systematic than formerly believed. He contends that Nietzsche’s possible own assaults on his philosophical opponents disguise philosophically subtle disputes that deserve better awareness. Evans demonstrates how Nietzsche’s encounters with Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle show the philosophical impact they exercised on Nietzsche’s concept and the philosophical difficulties that he sought to deal with via these encounters. Having illustrated Nietzsche’s ambivalence Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle, Evans attracts on Nietzsche’s admiration for Heraclitus as a counterpoint to Plato to indicate that the classical Greek philosophers are only as vital to Nietzsche’s notion as their pre-Socratic precursors.

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