Academic Staff - Dr Ken Gemes
The Gemes/Leiter Nietzsche Seminar Autumn 2005
Course Leaders: Ken Gemes & Brian Leiter
Venue: 349 Senate House, except 22nd November class (see below)
Time: Tuesday 6-8 P.M, except 22nd November class (see below)
The seminar is open to all M.Phil, Ph.D students and faculty from the University of London.
This course will consist of 10 papers by Nietzsche scholars from England, America and Australia. The papers (in MS Word format) are attached below by the seminar entry they relate to. Each class will consist of a brief summary of the paper followed by sustained discussion of the paper.
STUDENTS MUST READ THE PAPERS IF THEY ARE TO PARTICPATE IN THE SEMINAR
Schedule of Classes
Oct 4 Ken Gemes: ""We Remain of Necessity Strangers to Ourselves": The Key Message of Nietzsche's Genealogy"
Oct 11 Brian Leiter: "The Case for Nietzschean Moral Psychology"
Please select to link to an external website (Social Science Research Network) that has "The Case for Nietzschean Moral Psychology" paper on it. This will open in a new window, which you will have to close to return to this web site.
Oct 18 Gudren Von Tevenar: "Nietzsche’s Objections to Pity and Compassion"
Download paper Nietzsche’s Objections to Pity and Compassion (MS Word)
Oct 25 Ken Gemes: "Nietzsche on Free Will"
Download paper Nietzsche on Free Will (MS Word)
Nov 1 Chris Janaway: "Nietzsche on Reason and Emotion"
Download paper Nietzsche on Reason and Emotion (MS Word
Nov 8 READING WEEK – NO CLASS
Nov 15 Chris Janaway: "Will to Power in the Genealogy"
Download paper Will to Power in the Genealogy (MS Word)
Nov 22 Daniel Came: "The Aesthetic Justification of Existence": Aestheticism, Theodicy, and Self-Creation in The Gay Science"
N.B. THIS CLASS WILL TAKE PLACE FROM 4-6 P.M. IN THE McFETRIDGE ROOM IN 12 GOWER STREET
Nov 29 Simon May: 'Nietzsche and Guilt'
Download paper Nietzsche and Guilt (Word file)
Dec 6 Peter Kail: Download paper Not a Dull Frog: Thoughts on Hume and Nietzsche (Word file)
Dec 13 Paul Patton: Download paper 'Nietzsche on Rights, Power and the Feeling of Power' (Word file) and download paper 'Daybreak 112' (Word file)