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Maude Petre

The Plastic Nietzsche, Part V: A Serial Review of Ratner-Rosenhagen’s American Nietzsche

Prior Entries: Part I, Part II, Part III, and Part IV. After four installments wherein I evaluated the criticisms and praise of others in relation to American Nietzsche, I am now ready to hazard my own commentary, concerns, and questions.Today’s entry deals with questions and criticism more than praise, but the latter will appear in my last entry. [Note: Minor editing corrections were made to this post 9:00 am CST] In the first installment of this series I asserted that the book is “an indispensable companion for intellectual historians who need to think through their works’ relationships to Nietzsche’s life Read more