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On the logic of values

Abstract:

This article argues that Nietzsche's transvaluation project refers not to a mere inversion or negation of a set of nihilism-prone, Judeo-Christian values but, instead, to a different conception of what a value is and how it functions. Traditional values function within a standard logical framework and claim legitimacy and "bindingness" based on exogenous authority with absolute extension. Nietzsche regards this framework as unnecessarily reductive in its attempted exclusion of contradiction a...

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Journal:
Journal of Nietzsche Studies
Issue:
39 SPRING
Pages:
30-50
Publication date:
2010-03-05
EISSN:
1538-4594
ISSN:
0968-8005
URN:
uuid:d3a91940-aca8-4494-8fe5-224995255e88
Source identifiers:
252087
Local pid:
pubs:252087
Language:
English

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