Nietzsche’s Perspective: Beyond Truth as an Ideal

JVF Conference Papers

Controversy encumbers the philosophy of Nietzsche regarding his notions of truth and reality: whether he affirms or denies truth; whether truth is metaphysical, empirical, relative, or pragmatic; and whether reality can be known or is beyond our experience. I maintain that Nietzsche does not eradicate truth and reality. If he did, why would we bother to read his works, as is own philosophy would then not be true?

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