中正大学 哲学系

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哲学系学术演讲-Prof. Neil Sinhababu

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演讲讯息如下:

时间:  星期三, 五月 4, 2016 (全日)

地点:  文学院509研讨室

主讲人:  Prof. Neil Sinhababu (National University of Singapore)

讲题:  Nietzschean Pragmatism

大纲:Nietzsche holds that one should believe what best promotes life, and also accepts the
correspondence theory of truth. I call this conjunction of views Nietzschean pragmatism.
Nietzsche's expression of this view in Beyond Good and Evil distinguishes it from
William James' pragmatism about truth. His skepticism about values that can't be
grounded in individual passion attracted him to this kind of pragmatism. I explore
how he applies Nietzschean pragmatism to the study of history in the second essay
of the Untimely Meditations.