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Walter Kaufmann

The Plastic Nietzsche, Part VII: The Final Entry In My Serial Review of Ratner-Rosenhagen’s American Nietzsche

Prior Entries: Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, Part V, and Part VI. —————————————————— Walter Kaufmann is a key figure in American Nietzsche. Other reviewers have taken note, and I concur that Ratner-Rosenhagen’s analysis of that translator and promoter of Nietzsche’s thought deserves praise. In this final entry of my series I return to him in order to reflect on a brief but noteworthy section of the book. That section goes to the paradoxical core of why Nietzsche is both valuable and problematic for philosophers and deep thinkers of all stripes. Along with the Interlude, this portion of Read more