Nietzsche on Nausea

Journal of Nietzsche Studies 50 (1):58-78 (2019)
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Reading Nietzsche's work, one can be struck and sometimes even offended by his emphatic, occasionally aggressive use of the term "nausea". Not only does Nietzsche use the term frequently in a triple exclamation,1 he also uses it in places where one would expect more differentiated and, arguably, more precise terms, such as "disgust," "disdain," "aversion," "repugnance," "revulsion," "loathing," and the like. Obviously, Nietzsche, that superb master of language, was not lacking an appropriate vocabulary; hence, an explanation for this fact is needed. A chief aim of this article is to argue that his choice of this—to our ears almost assaulting—term was carefully...



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