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Note on the First Chapter of Leo Strauss' Final Work.
(1)As a Nietzsche specialist, the first thing that struck me about the essay was something it claimed about Nietzscheùin fact, the very first thing. The first
Oct 1, 2013
(4)Here's an interview with him, in which he also says how he stands vis-à-vis Heidegger: http://www.nietzschecircle.com/interview.html
May 24, 2013
Nietzsche on Feminine and Masculine Love.
(4)When, at the very end of my second post in this thread, I spoke of "adoring [woman] for her sincere passion for passion, and blessing her for the silliness of
Jul 2, 2012
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The Nietzschean Übermensch: new group on Facebook.
(2)I will try to explain my insight by the hand of the high point, the thirty-fifth paragraph, of one of Leo Strauss's last writings, his "Note on the Plan of
Apr 30, 2012
Sauwelios as ruler
(1)Sauwelios complained about his failed rule as the master of the nietzsche-pyramid. He probably thought that a belief in hierarchy is sufficient to attract
Oct 28, 2011
Eternal Universe With New Cosmological Model
(24)Dear Ian, I think I can counter your objection to syllogism 6 very easily. You say: "Nothing about being enclosed by something unthinkable implies that the
Aug 26, 2011
Connecting Nietzsche's Fundamental Concepts.
(6)We might say Nietzsche describes the world as *prescription* and nothing besides. And to those who would object, "but then that 'description', too, is really a
Sep 9, 2010
The Role of Racial Hybridization
(1)As both an aesthete appreciator of human beauty and citizen of the United States I've become very sensitive to the effects of both racial and uncontrolled
Jul 15, 2010
The Greek State, book study: paragraph 1.
(22)Culture, which is chiefly a genuine need for art, rests upon a terrible basis [...]. In order that there may be a broad, deep, and fruitful soil for the
May 3, 2010
Listen to the fool's reproach! it is a kingly title!
(19)... This is wrong: the genius mentioned here is the *Apollinian* genius, and he has "the power to feel the rapture at the vision himself" not in the sense that
Apr 18, 2010
The Alpha of Nietzsche's Philosophy.
(22)... I am reminded of William Blake: "I [Blake] asked: 'does a firm perswasion that a thing is so, make it so?' He [the prophet Isaiah] replied: 'All poets
Apr 17, 2010
(3)... Yes, very good. I think you raise an essential issue, which allows me to link Nietzschean music with Nietzschean politics. Even if Nietzsche never embraced
Apr 16, 2010
The Will to Power as Valuation.
(1)On Yahoo! Answers (a silly little pastime of mine), I recently wrote the following. The question was: "What do you think people should value as most important
Apr 15, 2010
The Last Man.
(11)... In the meantime I've discovered that the phrase "justifies the feeling of strength" was added by the German editors. In the manuscript, the sentence ends
Apr 11, 2010
(14)I just had a insight that, however simple, changes things quite significantly. Luther did not abolish the clergy. Or rather, his abolition of the clergy was
Mar 31, 2010
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Nietzsche's Early Metaphysics. An essay.
(2)1. Correction. "Contrary to the Primordial One, Whose ache's alleviation it is,"... "Whose" should for the sake of consistency be capitalised. 2. Q&A. Q: "The
Mar 23, 2010
The Sauwelian-Lampertian Nietzsche Forum.
(2)On second thought, I will change the Related Link back to what it was. I'm not getting anything off the ground *anywhere*, so I may just as well do it at The
Jan 19, 2010
Original Group Description.
(1)This Group departs from the following premises: 1. The Overman is a type of man — not a different species: "The problem I thus pose is not what shall succeed
Jan 8, 2010
Nietzsche's early metaphysics, again.
(3)The reason the above two posts are so short, is that something struck me while writing them---the same thing in both cases. If I have understood him correctly,
Nov 23, 2009
The Order of Rank Among Nietzsche's Books.
(1)Last night, in the course of one of my current projects---to understand *Beyond Good and Evil* as completely as possible for me (by reading Lampert's
Nov 4, 2009
The Plato-Nietzsche Cycle: Introduction.
(40)... Correction: 'The difference is that in the latter case, one seeks to STAMP "what is most personal" in one's suffering on all things, whereas in the former
Nov 1, 2009
Nietzsche's Stance toward System. An essay in the literal sense.
(3)Thank you for you---suggestion. I was thinking of using this first essay as the introductory essay to a bundle of essays on Nietzsche. The second essay,
Oct 28, 2009
(1)"But science, spurred by its powerful illusion ["the unshakable faith that thought, using the thread of logic, can penetrate the deepest abysses of Being, and
Aug 5, 2009
The Grand Style defined.
(19)... In support of my "definition" of the grand style: "What do these houses mean? VERILY, NO GREAT SOUL PUT THEM UP AS ITS SIMILE! Did perhaps a silly child
Jun 16, 2009
Practical applications of self-overcoming / "being oneself"
(27)... The capital 'D' in 'Den' only serves to distinguish it from the definite article. Krell's translation is therefore simply wrong. Besides this correction, I
May 27, 2009
(1)I have added a new subsection to the Links section, featuring links to all the message summaries of this group. Note that the foruming facilities of this group
Apr 25, 2009
(1)Nietzsche has a passage on the phenomenology of drives where he describes the different sensations he associates with them... One fills an emptiness, another
Mar 2, 2009
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The Nietzsche Pyramid (discussion forum site).
(7)Isn't part two Eros? Anyway, I'm very near the end now, and have found the book to be a stimulating journey. Brown seems to take Nietzsche's 'findings' and
Feb 11, 2009
The Overman as Philosopher-King.
(20)Wait, I think I've got it. I guess the word "event" was your clue. In Of Great Events, it says: "About the same time that these sailors landed on the
Jan 5, 2009
Richard Spencer's article on HL Mencken, Nietzsche, and the Old Amer
(4)Fire Chariot of Destruction, Will Stronger Than Death (although many criticize it for being different than his older material), and Creed of Iron are my
Dec 29, 2008
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