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Schopenhauer & Nietzsche reading list

Schopenhauer and Nietzsche, 2017/18, Semester 1
Nick Jones
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Set text

Schopenhauer, Arthur, The World as Will and Representation, Vol. I, tr. E.J.F. Payne (New York: Dover Publications, 1969)  

Recommended texts

Wicks, Robert L., Schopenhauer's The world as will and representation : a reader's guide(London: Continuum, 2011)

Young, Julian, Schopenhauer (London: Routledge, 2005)

Other texts

Atwell, John E., Schopenhauer : the human character (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1990)

Atwell, John E., Schopenhauer on the character of the world : the metaphysics of will (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995)

Cartwright, David E., Schopenhauer : a biography (Cambridge: CUP, 2010)

Fox, Michael (ed.), Schopenhauer : his philosophical achievement (Brighton: Harvester, 1980)

Gardiner, Patrick, Schopenhauer (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1967)

Hamlyn, D.W., Schopenhauer (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1980)

Hannan, Barbara, The riddle of the world : a reconsideration of Schopenhauer's philosophy (New York: OUP, 2009)

Jacquette, Dale (ed.), Schopenhauer, philosophy, and the arts (Cambridge: CUP, 2007)

Jacquette, Dale, The Philosophy of Schopenhauer (Chesham: Acumen, 2005)

Janaway, Christopher, Self and world in Schopenhauer's philosophy (Oxford: Clarendon, 1989)

Janaway, Christopher, Schopenhauer : a very short introduction (Oxford: OUP, 2002)

Janaway, Christopher (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Schopenhauer (Cambridge: CUP, 1999)

Janaway, Christopher (ed.)Willing and nothingness : Schopenhauer as Nietzsche's educator(Oxford: Clarendon, 1998)

Lewis, Peter B., Arthur Schopenhauer (London: Reaktion, 2012)

Magee, Bryan, The Philosophy of Schopenhauer (Oxford: Clarendon, 1983)

Neill, Alex & Janaway, Christopher (eds.), Better consciousness : Schopenhauer's philosophy of value(London: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009)

Simmel, George, Schopenhauer and Nietzsche (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1991 –first published 1918)

Vandenabeele, Bart (ed.), A companion to Schopenhauer (Oxford: Blackwell, 2012)

Von der Luft, Eric (ed.), Schopenhauer : essays in honor of his 200th birthday(Lewiston, N.Y.: Edwin Mellen Press, 1988)

Wicks, Robert L., Schopenhauer (Oxford: Blackwell, 2008)


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Nietzsche, Friedrich, On the Genealogy of Morality , tr. Douglas Smith (Oxford: OUP, 2008)

Recommended texts

Conway, Daniel, Nietzsche's on the genealogy of morals : a reader's guide(London: Continuum, 2008)

Janaway, Christopher, Beyond selflessness : reading Nietzsche's Genealogy(Oxford: OUP, 2009)

Other texts

Acampora, Christa (ed.), Nietzsche's On the genealogy of morals : critical essays (Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2006) – especially essays 3, 5, 7, 8, 12 and 19. EBook available

Berkowitz, Peter, Nietzsche : the ethics of an immoralist (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1995)

Clarke, Maudemarie, Nietzsche on truth and philosophy (Cambridge: CUP, 1990)

Gemes, Ken & May, Simon (eds.),  Nietzsche on freedom and autonomy (Oxford: OUP, 2009)

Haase, Ullrich, Starting with Nietzsche (London: Continuum, 2008)

Hatab, Lawrence J., Nietzsche's On the genealogy of morality : an introduction (Cambridge: CUP, 2008)

Hill, R. Kevin, Nietzsche : a guide for the perplexed (London: Continuum, 2007)

Janaway, Christopher (ed.), Willing and nothingness : Schopenhauer as Nietzsche's educator (Oxford: OUP, 1999)

Janaway, Christopher & Robertson, Simon (eds.),  Nietzsche, naturalism, and normativity (Oxford: OUP, 2012)

Leiter, Brian, Routledge philosophy guidebook to Nietzsche on morality (London: Routledge, 2002)

Leiter, Brian & Sinhababu, Neil (eds.), Nietzsche and morality (Oxford: Clarendon, 2007)

May, Simon, Nietzsche's ethics and his war on 'morality' (Oxford: Clarendon, 1999)

May, Simon (ed.), Nietzsche's on the genealogy of morality : a critical guide (Cambridge: CUP, 2011)

Nehamas, Alexander, Nietzsche : life as literature (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1985)

Owen, David, Nietzsche's Genealogy of morality (Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2007)

Reginster, Bernard, The affirmation of life : Nietzsche on overcoming nihilism (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2006)

Richardson, John & Leiter, Brian (eds.), Nietzsche (Oxford: OUP, 2001)

Ridley, Aaron, Nietzsche's conscience : six character studies from the Genealogy (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1998)

Schacht, Richard (ed.), Nietzsche, genealogy, morality : essays on Nietzsche's Genealogy of morals (Berkeley, CA.: University of California Press, 1994) – especially essays 1, 2, 5, 7, 9, 10, 13, 15, 16 and 19.

Simmel, George, Schopenhauer and Nietzsche (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1991 –first published 1918 )

Tanner, Michael, Nietzsche : a very short introduction (Oxford: OUP, 1994)

Welshon, Ron, The philosophy of Nietzsche (Chesham: Acumen, 2004)

Young, Julian, Friedrich Nietzsche : a philosophical biography (Cambridge: CUP, 2010)  

This list was last updated on 18/08/2014