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  • Print publication year: 2019
  • Online publication date: October 2019

Chapter 5 - Genuine Philosophers, Value-Creation, and Will to Power

from Part II - The Nature of Philosophy


This chapter argues that Nietzsche hoped to emancipate genuine philosophers, as exemplified by his idealized Zarathustra, from the long-standing ascetic influence of science and religion in order that they might finally embrace their proper role as autonomous value-creating rulers in both these spheres.