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    What Nietzsche Really Said.Robert C. Solomon, Robert Charles Solomon & Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2012 - Schocken.
    What Nietzsche Really Said gives us a lucid overview -- both informative and entertaining -- of perhaps the most widely read and least understood philosopher in history. Friedrich Nietzsche's aggressive independence, flamboyance, sarcasm, and celebration of strength have struck responsive chords in contemporary culture. More people than ever are reading and discussing his writings. But Nietzsche's ideas are often overshadowed by the myths and rumors that surround his sex life, his politics, and his sanity. In this lively and comprehensive analysis, (...)
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    Nietzsche: Life as Literature.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1985 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 45 (2):199-200.
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    Nietzsche and the Origin of Virtue.Kathleen Marie Higgins & Lester Hunt - 1993 - Philosophical Review 102 (1):103.
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    Aesthetics and the Containment of Grief.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2020 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 78 (1):9-20.
    My point of departure is the observation that people ubiquitously turn to aesthetic practices in response to the loss of a loved one. I argue that profound loss catapults the bereaved person into an alternate “world” that differs in marked ways from the world we usually occupy, an alternate world lacking even the basic coherence we need to function. Aesthetic practices facilitate restoration of coherence to our experience, as well as reconnection with the social world and recovery from the breakdown (...)
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    Aesthetics and the Containment of Grief.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2020 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 78 (1):9-20.
    My point of departure is the observation that people ubiquitously turn to aesthetic practices in response to the loss of a loved one. I argue that profound loss catapults the bereaved person into an alternate “world” that differs in marked ways from the world we usually occupy, an alternate world lacking even the basic coherence we need to function. Aesthetic practices facilitate restoration of coherence to our experience, as well as reconnection with the social world and recovery from the breakdown (...)
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    Global Aesthetics—What Can We Do?Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2017 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 75 (4):339-349.
    I argue that the default interpretation of “aesthetics” should be global aesthetics, and that aestheticians should take as standard preparation for work in the field some basic knowledge of aesthetics in various cultural traditions. I consider some of the obstacles that interfere with a move in this direction and some of the steps that might encourage a more inclusive self-conception of the field.
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    Beauty and Its Kitsch Competitors.Kathleen M. Higgins - 2000 - In Peg Zeglin Brand (ed.), Beauty Matters. Indiana University Press. pp. 87-111.
    One of the reasons for the disappearance of beauty in the artistic ideology of the late twentieth century has been the seeming similarity of beauty to certain kinds of kitsch. Beauty has also been associated with flawlessness and with glamour. I will content that the flawless and the glamorous are actually categories of kitsch, and that the dominance of these images in marketing has contributed to our societal tendency to confuse them with beauty. The quests for flawlessness and glamour are (...)
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    The Cambridge companion to Nietzsche.Don Garrett, Bernd Magnus, Kathleen Marie Higgins & Kathleen Higgins (eds.) - 1996 - New York, NY, USA: Cambridge University Press.
    The significance of Friedrich Nietzsche for twentieth century culture is now no longer a matter of dispute. He was quite simply one of the most influential of modern thinkers. The opening essay of this 1996 Companion provides a chronologically organised introduction to and summary of Nietzsche's published works, while also providing an overview of their basic themes and concerns. It is followed by three essays on the appropriation and misappropriation of his writings, and a group of essays exploring the nature (...)
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    Biology and Culture in Musical Emotions.Kathleen M. Higgins - 2012 - Emotion Review 4 (3):273-282.
    In this article I show that although biological and neuropsychological factors enable and constrain the construction of music, culture is implicated on every level at which we can indicate an emotion-music connection. Nevertheless, music encourages an affective sense of human affiliation and security, facilitating feelings of transcultural solidarity.
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    Nietzsche's Zarathustra.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1987 - Philadelphia: Temple University Press.
    "The publication of the revised edition of Kathleen Marie Higgins's Nicizscbe's Zarathustra is a great boon to Nietzsche scholars and Zarathustra specialists alike, for Higgins's consistently subtle analysis of Nietzsche's bold experiment ...
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    Nietzsche's Zarathustra.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1987 - Philadelphia: Lexington Books.
    Nietzsche's Zarathustra is a guide through the convoluted territory of Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. It shows the philosophical significance of the fictional format as a means to simultaneously propose alternatives to traditional dogmas within the Western tradition and reveal the danger of mistaking doctrinal formulations for living philosophical insight.
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    The Music Between Us: Is Music a Universal Language?Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2012 - London: University of Chicago Press.
    From our first social bonding as infants to the funeral rites that mark our passing, music plays an important role in our lives, bringing us closer to one another. In _The Music between Us_, philosopher Kathleen Marie Higgins investigates this role, examining the features of human perception that enable music’s uncanny ability to provoke, despite its myriad forms across continents and throughout centuries, the sense of a shared human experience. Drawing on disciplines such as philosophy, psychology, musicology, linguistics, and anthropology, (...)
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    The music of our lives.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1991 - Philadelphia: Temple University Press.
    Kathleen Higgins argues that the arguments that Plato used to defend the ethical value of music are still applicable today. Music encourages ethically valuable attitudes and behavior, provides practice in skills that are valuable in ethical life, and symbolizes ethical ideals.
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    The Fine Art of Repetition: Essays in the Philosophy of Music.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1994 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 52 (4):472-473.
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    The Music of Our Lives.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1991 - Philadelphia: Lexington Books.
    Kathleen Higgins argues that the arguments that Plato used to defend the ethical value of music are still applicable today. Music encourages ethically valuable attitudes and behavior, provides practice in skills that are valuable in ethical life, and symbolizes ethical ideals.
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  16. Comic Relief: Nietzsche’s Gay Science.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2002 - Philosophical Quarterly 52 (207):261-262.
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    Living and Feeling at Home: Shusterman's "Performing Live".Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2002 - The Journal of Aesthetic Education 36 (4):84.
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    Nietzschean Narratives.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1989 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 48 (3):241-242.
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  19. An alchemy of emotion: Rasa and aesthetic breakthroughs.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2007 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 65 (1):43–54.
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  20. Reading Zarathustra.Kathleen M. Higgins - 1988 - In Robert C. Solomon & Kathleen Marie Higgins (eds.), Reading Nietzsche. Oxford University Press. pp. 132--51.
     
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  21. Whatever happened to beauty? A response to Danto.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1996 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 54 (3):281-284.
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    Nietzsche and Asian Thought.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1993 - Philosophy East and West 43 (1):141-144.
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  23. The music between us: is music a universal language?Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2012 - London: University of Chicago Press.
    Other people's music -- Musical animals -- What's involved in sounding human? -- Cross-cultural understanding -- The music of language -- Musical synesthesia -- A song in your heart -- Comfort and joy -- Beyond ethnocentrism.
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    Rebaptizing our Evil: On the Revaluation of All Values.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2006-01-01 - In Keith Ansell Pearson (ed.), A Companion to Nietzsche. Blackwell. pp. 404–418.
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    The Cognitive and Appreciative Import of Musical Universals.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2006 - Revue Internationale de Philosophie 4 (4):487-503.
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    A companion to aesthetics.Stephen Davies, Kathleen Marie Higgins, Robert Hopkins, Robert Stecker & David E. Cooper (eds.) - 2009 - Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.
    A COMPANION TO AESTHETICS This second edition of A Companion to Aesthetics examines questions that were among the earliest discussed by ancient philosophers, such as the nature of beauty and the relation between morality and art, while also addressing a host of new issues prompted by recent developments in the arts and in philosophy, including coverage of non-Western art traditions and of everyday and environmental aesthetics. The volume also canvases debates regarding the nature of representation, the relation between art and (...)
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  27. Musical idiosyncrasy and perspectival listening.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1997 - In Jenefer Robinson (ed.), Music & Meaning. Cornell University Press.
     
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    Nietzsche's Philosophy of Art.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1993 - Philosophical Quarterly 43 (173):543-545.
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    Performance in Confucian Role Ethics.Kathleen M. Higgins - 2018 - In James Behuniak (ed.), Appreciating the Chinese Difference: Engaging Roger T. Ames on Methods, Issues, and Roles. Albany: SUNY Press. pp. 213-228.
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    Introducing Philosophy: A Text with Integrated Readings.Robert C. Solomon, Kathleen Marie Higgins & Clancy Martin - 1993 - New York: Oxford University Press USA. Edited by Kathleen Marie Higgins & Clancy W. Martin.
    Introducing Philosophy: A Text with Integrated Readings, Tenth Edition, is an exciting, accessible, and thorough introduction to the core problems of philosophy and the many ways in which they are, and have been, answered. The authors combine substantial selections from significant works in the history of philosophy with excerpts from current philosophy, clarifying the readings and providing context with their own detailed commentary and explanation. Spanning 2,500 years, the selections range from the oldest known fragments to cutting-edge contemporary essays. Organized (...)
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  31. The Age of German idealism.Robert C. Solomon & Kathleen Marie Higgins (eds.) - 1993 - New York: Routledge.
    The turn of the nineteenth century marked a rich and exciting explosion of philosophical energy and talent. The enormity of the revolution set off in philosophy by Immanuel Kant was comparable, in Kant's own estimation, with the Copernican Revolution that ended the Middle Ages. The movement he set in motion, the fast-moving and often cantankerous dialectic of "German Idealism," inspired some of the most creative philosophers in modern times: including G. W. F. Hegel and Arthur Schopenhauer as well as those (...)
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    Negative Virtues: Zhuangzi's Wuwei.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2005 - In Stephen Mark Gardiner (ed.), Virtue ethics, old and new. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press.
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  33. Schopenhauer and Nietzsche: Temperament and Temporality.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1998 - In Christopher Janaway (ed.), Willing and Nothingness: Schopenhauer as Nietzsche's Educator. Clarendon Press.
     
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    A Nietzschean Bestiary: Becoming Animal Beyond Docile and Brutal.Babette Babbich, Debra Bergoffen, Thomas H. Brobjer, Daniel Conway, Brian Crowley, Brian Domino, Peter Groff, Jennifer Ham, Lawrence Hatab, Kathleen Marie Higgins, Vanessa Lemm, Paul S. Loeb, Nickolas Pappas, Richard Perkins, Gerd Schank, Alan D. Schrift, Gary Shapiro, Tracey Stark, Charles S. Taylor, Jami Weinstein & Martha Kendal Woodruff - 2003 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    Nietzsche's use of metaphor has been widely noted but rarely focused to explore specific images in great detail. A Nietzschean Bestiary gathers essays devoted to the most notorious and celebrated beasts in Nietzsche's work. The essays illustrate Nietzsche's ample use of animal imagery, and link it to the dual philosophical purposes of recovering and revivifying human animality, which plays a significant role in his call for de-deifying nature.
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    A Companion to Aesthetics.Stephen Davies, Kathleen Marie Higgins, Robert Hopkins, Robert Stecker & David E. Cooper (eds.) - 1992 - Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.
    In this extensively revised and updated edition, 168 alphabetically arranged articles provide comprehensive treatment of the main topics and writers in this area of aesthetics. Written by prominent scholars covering a wide-range of key topics in aesthetics and the philosophy of art Features revised and expanded entries from the first edition, as well as new chapters on recent developments in aesthetics and a larger number of essays on non-Western thought about art Unique to this edition are six overview essays on (...)
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    Aesthetics in Grief and Mourning: Philosophical Reflections on Coping with Loss.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2024 - University of Chicago Press.
    A philosophical exploration of aesthetic experience during bereavement. In Aesthetics of Grief and Mourning, philosopher Kathleen Marie Higgins reflects on the ways that aesthetics aids people experiencing loss. Some practices related to bereavement, such as funerals, are scripted, but many others are recursive, improvisational, mundane—telling stories, listening to music, and reflecting on art or literature. Higgins shows how these grounding, aesthetic practices can ease the disorienting effects of loss, shedding new light on the importance of aesthetics for personal and communal (...)
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    Apollo, music, and cross-cultural rationality.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1992 - Philosophy East and West 42 (4):623-641.
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    Beyond Irony.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2001 - International Studies in Philosophy 33 (3):37-51.
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    Beyond Irony.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2001 - International Studies in Philosophy 33 (3):37-51.
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    Comic relief: Nietzsche's Gay science.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2000 - Oxford: Oxford University Press.
    This book offers a lively and unorthodox analysis of Nietzsche by examining a neglected aspect of his scholarly personality--his sense of humor. While often thought of as ponderous and melancholy, the Nietzsche of Higgins's study is a surprisingly subtle and light-hearted writer. She presents a close reading of The Gay Science to show how the numerous literary risks that Nietzsche takes reveal humor to be central to his project. Higgins argues that his use of humor is intended to dislodge readers (...)
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  41. Friedrich Nietzsche, Unmodern Observations Reviewed by.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1991 - Philosophy in Review 11 (5):348-350.
     
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    Gender in the gay science.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 1995 - Philosophy and Literature 19 (2):227-247.
    In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:Gender in The Gay ScienceKathleen Marie HigginsIn his recent novel, When Nietzsche Wept, Irwin Yalom reiterates a common portrait of Nietzsche: a sexist über alles. Much as the quip “Isn’t business ethics a contradiction in terms?” ubiquitously accosts philosophers involved in that subdiscipline, “What’s a nice girl like you doing studying a misogynist like that?” has haunted my career in Nietzsche scholarship. I have never been entirely certain as (...)
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    Introduction.Kathleen M. Higgins - 1993 - International Studies in Philosophy 25 (2):1-1.
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    Introduction.Kathleen M. Higgins - 1994 - International Studies in Philosophy 26 (3):1-2.
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    Introduction.Kathleen M. Higgins - 1995 - International Studies in Philosophy 27 (3):1-1.
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    Introduction.Kathleen M. Higgins - 1996 - International Studies in Philosophy 28 (3):1-2.
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    Introduction.Kathleen M. Higgins - 1997 - International Studies in Philosophy 29 (3):1-2.
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    Introduction: Robert C. Solomon and the Spiritual Passions.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2011 - Sophia 50 (2):239-245.
    Robert C. Solomon saw spirituality and emotion as interpenetrating themes. I will summarize his views on spirituality and then introduce the articles in the special issue in his honor. Relating emotional integrity to spirituality, Bob argues that it is precisely through engagement - throwing ourselves into relationships and endeavors - that we come to recognize ourselves as part of something much larger than ourselves. Spirituality is an on-going adventure according to Bob, and it recommends itself in the way that all (...)
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    Leaving the Elevator Behind.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2000 - Philosophy and Literature 24 (1):204-209.
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    Leaving the Elevator Behind.Kathleen Marie Higgins - 2000 - Philosophy and Literature 24 (1):204-209.
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