The Birth of Tragedy and The Case of Wagner by Friedrich Nietzsche

By Friedrich Nietzsche

The start of Tragedy (1872) was once Nietzsche's first ebook. Its younger faults have been uncovered by means of Nietzsche within the great "Attempt at a Self-Criticism" which he extra to the recent variation of 1886. however the ebook, no matter what its excesses, is still probably the most correct statements on tragedy ever penned. It exploded the notion of Greek tradition that used to be wide-spread down in the course of the Victorian period, and it sounded subject matters built within the 20th century by means of classicists, existentialists, psychoanalysts, and others.

The Case of Wagner (1888) was once one Nietzsche's final books, and his wittiest. In angle and elegance it truly is diametrically against The beginning of Tragedy. either works go beyond their ostensible topics and care for artwork and tradition, in addition to the issues of the fashionable age generally.

Each ebook in itself supplies us an insufficient notion of its writer; jointly, they provide a remarkable photo of Nietzsche's idea. the celebrated new translations through Walter Kaufmann fantastically mirror in English Nietzsche's idiom and the energy of his variety. Professor Kaufmann has additionally provided working footnote commentaries, appropriate passages from Nietzsche's correspondence, a bibliography, and, for the 1st time in any variation, an in depth index to every e-book.

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The logical questions, on the other hand, do not refer directly to the objeets, but to sentences, terms, theories, and so on, whieh themselves refer to objeets. ,,20 For example, the sentences "New York is a big city" and "10 is an even number" express answers to the object-questions. " On the other hand, the sentence "A and Bare equivalent" and "B and C are synonymous" belong to the sphere of logical questions. The distinction (11) is restricted to logical questions and explained in the following quote: "What is the meaning of this or that coneept?

Neurath, and R. Carnap, "Wissenschafliehe Weltauffassung: Der Wiener Kreis [The Scientific Conception ofthe World: The Vienna Circle], in: O. Neurath, Empiricism and Sociology, (ed. by M. S. Cohen), D. Reidel Publishing Company: Dordrecht, 1973, p. 306. CARNAP'S METAPHILOSOPHY 43 14. Here are a few bibliographical details (with information regarding the English translations): "Überwindung der Metaphysic durch logistic Analyse der Sprache," Recentness 11 (1932), pp. 219-241 (Eng. tr. by A. Pap, in: A.

See Rudolf Carnap, Meaning and Necessity: A Study in Semantics and Modal Logic, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1947. Second expanded edition, 1956. 28. See Rudolf Carnap, Logical Foundations of Probability, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1950. 29. See John G. Kemeny, "A Logical Measure Function", Journal of Symbolic Logic 18, 1953, pp. 289-308. 30. See Rudolf Carnap. ), Studies in Inductive Logic and Probability, Vol. I, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1971. 31. See Jaakko Hintikka, "Modality as Referential Multiplicity", Ajatus 20, 1957, pp.

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