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Nietzsche on Resentment, Love, and Pity

Robert C. Solomon

in Living with Nietzsche

Published in print January 2004 | ISBN: 9780195160147
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199835065 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195160142.003.0005
 Nietzsche on Resentment, Love, and Pity

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In this chapter, I discuss why resentment (ressentiment) is so important to Nietzsche’s theory and what is wrong with it. I also discuss Nietzsche on love and pity and his several metaphors of strength and weakness, masters and slaves, eagles and lambs, health and illness.

Keywords: resentment; ressentiment; love; pity; strength and weakness; masters and slaves; health and illness

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Subjects: History of Western Philosophy

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