Nietzsche in Context presents a comprehensive reinterpretation of Nietzsche’s thought, placing Nietzsche in the context of the philosophers of his own time. Offering a survey of important philosophical themes, Robin Small identifies the writer or writers with whom Nietzsche most felt himself to be engaging in dialogue. This historical dimension is complemented by original analysis and interpretation of the ideas under discussion. Nietzsche in Context takes Nietzsche scholarship into new and fruitful directions. By locating his ideas within a broader context, this book provides a comprehensive reinterpretation of Nietzsche’s thought adding to the continuing interest of his contributions to philosophy.

chapter 1|20 pages

Spir and Time

chapter 2|19 pages

Dühring and Time

chapter 3|18 pages

Teichmüller and Perspective

chapter 4|21 pages

Zöllner and Space

chapter 5|18 pages

Mechanism and Beyond

chapter 6|17 pages

Possibility, Probability and Finality

chapter 7|18 pages

The Mathematics of Eternal Recurrence

chapter 8|18 pages

The Physics of Eternal Recurrence

chapter 9|18 pages

Sensualism and Knowledge

chapter 10|18 pages

Ressentiment, Revenge and Punishment