Space & Time: Notes on Nietzsche’s Interpretation of Anaximander and Heraclitus

“That which truly is, concludes Anaximander, cannot possess definite characteristics, or it would come-to-be and pass away like all the other things. In order that coming-to-be shall not cease, primal being must be indefinite. The immortality and everlastingness of primal being does not lie in its infinitude or its inexhaustibility, as the commentators of Anaximander … Continue reading Space & Time: Notes on Nietzsche’s Interpretation of Anaximander and Heraclitus

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The Tragic Community: Nietzsche and Philosophy as A Treatise on Politics (Part II)

“When someone asks “what’s the use of philosophy?” the reply must be aggressive, since the question tries to be ironic and caustic. Philosophy does not serve the State or the Church, who have other concerns. It serves no established power. The use of philosophy is to sadden. A philosophy that saddens no one, that annoys … Continue reading The Tragic Community: Nietzsche and Philosophy as A Treatise on Politics (Part II)

The Tragic Community: Nietzsche and Philosophy as A Treatise on Politics (Part I)

(A year old paper that I still mean to return to) “Of what account is a book that never carries us away beyond all books?”- Friederich Nietzsche In a 1990 interview with Gilles Deleuze, Antonio Negri poses a rather interesting question regarding Deleuze’s early monographs on key figures in his personal canon: “Already in the … Continue reading The Tragic Community: Nietzsche and Philosophy as A Treatise on Politics (Part I)