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Schacht, Richard 1941-

Overview
Works: 35 works in 245 publications in 3 languages and 11,764 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Operas  Dictionaries  Biography  Directories  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Performer, Collector, Publishing director, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: B3313.M52, 193
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Most widely held works by Richard Schacht
Nietzsche by Richard Schacht( )

54 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Few philosophers have been as widely misunderstood as Nietzsche. His detractors and followers alike have often fundamentally misinterpreted him, distorting his views and intentions and criticizing or celebrating him for reasons removed from the views he actually held. Now Nietzsche assesses his place in European thought, concentrating upon his writings in the last decade of his productive life
Classical modern philosophers : Descartes to Kant by Richard Schacht( )

47 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and held by 2,665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Descartes, Leibniz, Spinoza, Locke, Berkeley, Hume, and Kant: these are the seven philosophers who stand out from the rest in what is known as the `modern' period in philosophy. Their thought defines the mainstream of classical or early modern philosophy, largely responsible for shaping philosophy as we now know it.In a clear and lively style, Richard Schacht has written a thorough introduction to the work of these seven founding fathers of modern philosophy. The bibliography has been updated for this revised edition to take account of the recent explosion of writings on modern philosophy
Nietzsche, genealogy, morality : essays on Nietzsche's Genealogy of morals by Richard Schacht( )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 1,980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written at the height of the philosopher's intellectual powers, Friedrich Nietzsche's On the Genealogy of Morals has become one of the key texts of recent Western philosophy. Its essayistic style affords a unique opportunity to observe many of Nietzsche's persisting concerns coming together in an illuminating constellation. A profound influence on psychoanalysis, antihistoricism, and poststructuralism and an abiding challenge to ethical theory, Nietzsche's book addresses many of the major philosophical problems and possibilities of modernity. In this unique collection focusing on the Genealogy, twenty-five notable philosophers offer diverse discussions of the book's central themes and concepts. They explore such notions as ressentiment, asceticism, "slave" and "master" moralities, and what Nietzsche calls "genealogy" and its relation to other forms of inquiry in his work. The book presents a cross section of contemporary Nietzsche scholarship and philosophical investigation that is certain to interest philosophers, intellectual and cultural historians, and anyone concerned with one of the master thinkers of the modern age
Finding an ending : reflections on Wagner's Ring by Philip Kitcher( )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Few musical works loom as large in Western culture as Richard Wagner's four-part Ring of the Nibelungs. In Finding an Ending, two eminent philosophers, Philip Kitcher and Richard Schacht, offer art look at this greatest of Wagner's achievements, focusing on its far-reaching and subtle exploration of problems of meanings and endings in this life and world."--Jacket
Hegel and after; studies in continental philosophy between Kant and Sartre by Richard Schacht( Book )

14 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nietzsche's postmoralism : essays on Nietzsche's prelude to philosophy's future by Richard Schacht( Book )

22 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and Danish and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection of new essays, published in the centenary of Nietzsche's death, offers an extensive reassessment of his contributions to philosophy and represents a helpful guide to an important part of the current landscape of Nietzsche studies."
Making sense of Nietzsche : reflections timely and untimely by Richard Schacht( Book )

10 editions published between 1978 and 1995 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El Capitan : a comic opera in three acts by John Philip Sousa( )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The future of alienation by Richard Schacht( Book )

7 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Alienation' may no longer be the buzzword it was a generation ago, but its central themes remain contemporary concerns: the character and meaning of our work lives, forms of power and powerlessness, questions about norms and normlessness, the individual's relation to social institutions. Richard Schacht has long argued that alienation theory can shed important light upon aspects of light in the modern world and upon our human predicament. The essays here call for a rethinking of a variety of forms of alienation in light of contemporary dynamics and a clearer understanding of the dialectic of human selfhood and social participation. They call for a renewed interest in alienation theory; they counter the myth that, with the collapse of the Soviet empire, Marx's thinking has been 'refuted'; and they argue for an enhanced sensitivity to the problem of how we describe, interpret, and evaluate the world around us in light of the complexity and diversity that alienation theory reveals" -- Back cover
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) Germany by Richard Schacht( )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nietzsche condemned nearly all of the religious and philosophical thought of his day to blunt terms (e.g., God is dead). He says the only reality is this world of life and death, conflict and change, creation and destruction. For centuries, religious ideas have given meaning to life in the western world; but as they now collapse, humanity faces a grave crisis of nihilism and despair. The basic character of life in this world is to exhibit a primal tendency he calls "will to power." He glorifies those who are strong enough to face this reality: for they alone can live joyfully, without God and without any hope of ultimate salvation. The "overman" is his new ideal, the symbol of creativity incarnate. Man is fundamentally only an animal that has developed in an unusual way. Yet a "higher humanity" can emerge if the most talented, creative and strongest individuals flourish and prevail, rising above the life of the "common herd" that typifies mankind
Nietzsche selections by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Norton anthology of western philosophy : after Kant( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Norton Anthology of Western Philosophy: After Kant provides a comprehensive introduction to the predominantly European ("Continental") interpretive tradition of philosophy after Kant in one volume, and to the now predominantly Anglo-American analytic tradition in the other
Dictionnaire Nietzsche( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in French and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human, all too human : a book for free spirits by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume is the first of two to provide a new edition of Human, All Too Human, the earliest of Nietzsche's works in which his philosophical concerns and methodologies can be glimpsed. Published in 1878, it marked both a stylistic and an intellectual shift away from Nietzsche's own youthful affiliation with Romantic excesses of German thought and culture. It presents the precursors of the ideas that would later become Nietzsche's theories on genealogy and of the U;bermensch. This new translation presents Nietzsche's text in the straightforward, direct prose of the original. It is the first English edition to include the significant variants and revisions of the original published text, and the first to provide cross-references to the forthcoming volume of Nietzsche's notebook material from the same period. It includes explanatory notes and a translator's afterword detailing the history of the work. -- Publisher description
Alienation by Richard Schacht( Book )

3 editions published between 1970 and 1984 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1970, original blurb: 'Alienation' is the catchword of our time. It has been applied to everything from the new politics to the anti-heroes of today's films. But what does it mean to say that someone is alienated? Is alienation a state of mind, or a relationship? If modern man is indeed alienated, is it from his work, his government, his society, or himself - or from all of these? Richard Schacht, in this intelligent analysis, gets to the root of these questions. Examining the concept of alienation in the works of Hegel and Marx, he gives a clear account of the origins of the modern usage of the term. Among the many insights to be gained from this analysis is a clear understanding of Hegel's influence on Marx in this most crucial area. Mr Schacht goes on to discuss the concept of alienation in recent philosophical and sociological literature, particularly in the writings of Erich Fromm. Here he finds a great deal of confusion, which has resulted in a series of almost universally unquestioned misconceptions. This, then, is a book for all of us who use - and mis-use - the term 'alienation', and who are interested in the concepts it brings to mind.0The arguments of Professor Walter Kaufmann's introductory essay provide a useful background for Mr Schacht's analysis. In this essay, Professor Kaufmann states that 'henceforth nobody should write about alienation without first reading Schacht's book.'
Friedrich Nietzsche by Richard Schacht( )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nietzsche condemned nearly all of the religious and philosophical thought of his day to blunt terms (e.g., God is dead). He says the only reality is this world of life and death, conflict and change, creation and destruction. For centuries, religious ideas have given meaning to life in the western world; but as they now collapse, humanity faces a grave crisis of nihilism and despair. The basic character of life in this world is to exhibit a primal tendency he calls "will to power." He glorifies those who are strong enough to face this reality: for they alone can live joyfully, without God and without any hope of ultimate salvation. The "overman" is his new ideal, the symbol of creativity incarnate. Man is fundamentally only an animal that has developed in an unusual way. Yet a "higher humanity" can emerge if the most talented, creative and strongest individuals flourish and prevail, rising above the life of the "common herd" that typifies mankind. Nietzsche rejects democratic ideals, believing that they ignore human differences and hinder the exceptionally talented. Conflict, mastery and creativity are essential to life and its development. The "will to power" brings about new forms of competition and superiority, as artists and other creative types pave the way for the "enhancement" of human life
Nietzsche by Richard Schacht( )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norton anthology of western philosophy by Richard Schacht( Book )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American Philosophical Association's guide to graduate programs in philosophy( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nietzsche : his philosophy of contradictions and the contradictions of his philosophy by Wolfgang Müller-Lauter( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Classical modern philosophers : Descartes to Kant
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Classical modern philosophers : Descartes to KantNietzsche, genealogy, morality : essays on Nietzsche's Genealogy of moralsFinding an ending : reflections on Wagner's RingNietzsche's postmoralism : essays on Nietzsche's prelude to philosophy's futureMaking sense of Nietzsche : reflections timely and untimelyThe future of alienationFriedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) GermanyNietzsche selections
Alternative Names
Richard Schacht American philosopher

Richard Schacht filosofo statunitense

ريتشارد شاخت، 1941-

Languages
English (225)

Danish (1)

French (1)