Chapter

Nine

Juan Manuel Garrido

in On Time, Being, and Hunger

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print May 2012 | ISBN: 9780823239351
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780823239399 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5422/fordham/9780823239351.003.0010

Series: Forms of Living (FUP)

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This chapter briefly analyzes Nietzsche's late theory of life as will to power. It is possible to draw from Nietzsche's views a critique to and a genealogy of the traditional conception of life as self-appropriating and self-organizing process of not ceasing to be. The “living being” is the outcome of the “reactive” will to power, which substantializes the forces and turns them into “capacities,” “processes” and “selves”. The chapter reconstructs Nietzsche's vision of life as an active dis-appropriation of forces that will be characterized in relation to the ideas of becoming and of eternal recurrence.

Keywords: Nietzsche; will to power; organism; metabolism; hunger; time; becoming; eternal recurrence

Chapter.  2635 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Science

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