Journal of Speculative Philosophy 28 (4):489-504 (2014)

Authors
Talia Welsh
University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
Abstract
Part of Nietzsche’s blistering attack against Western morality is the argument that it stems from a lack of self-control that the weak have. Since the moralist cannot control and direct his own sexuality, he creates a “universal” set of moral values to be imposed externally on everyone. Despite the enchanting diversity of life, moralists prefer drab worlds of absolutes to help bolster their weak-willed selves: “Let us finally consider how naïve it is altogether to say: ‘Man ought to be such and such!’ Reality shows us an enchanting wealth of types, the abundance of a lavish play and change of forms—and some wretched loafer of a moralist comments: ‘No! Man ought to be different.’ He even knows what man should be ..
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.5325/jspecphil.28.4.0489
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 65,587
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Embodiment as First Affordance: Tinkering, Tuning, Tracking.Ben Spatz - 2017 - Performance Philosophy 2 (2):257-271.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Somaesthetics And.Richard Shusterman - 2003 - Hypatia 18 (4):106-136.
Somaesthetics and C. S. Peirce.Richard Shusterman - 2009 - Journal of Speculative Philosophy 23 (1):pp. 8-27.
Back to the Future: Aesthetics Today.Richard Shusterman - 2012 - Nordic Journal of Aesthetics 23 (43).
Somaesthetics and the Care of the Body.Shaun Gallagher - 2011 - Metaphilosophy 42 (3):305-313.
Somaesthetics at the Limits.Richard Shusterman - 2008 - Nordic Journal of Aesthetics 19 (35).

Analytics

Added to PP index
2014-12-24

Total views
37 ( #296,720 of 2,461,927 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
5 ( #143,932 of 2,461,927 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes