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Passive Nihilism

Cultural Historiography and the Rhetorics of Scholarship

by Sande Cohen

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Epistemology,
  • Historiography,
  • Rhetoric,
  • Social Science / Popular Culture,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Semiotics & Theory,
  • History - General History,
  • Literary Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9686323M
    ISBN 100312227477
    ISBN 109780312227470
    OCLC/WorldCa46368647

    I don't know if there is one "good" book about nihilism. One book that I found interesting and "inspirational" (not sure right word) for a while was The Atheists's Guide to Reality: Enjoying Life Without Illusions by Alex Rosenberg. Thinking serio. Start studying nihilism. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. what is the oldest book in existence that contemplates nihilism, describes it as wisdom, but finishes by denying nihilistic wisdom. what philosopher described passive nihilism as a good sign and active nihilism as a divine way of.

    Particularly in the opening pages of The Will to Power, Nietzsche draws a distinction between active and passive nihilism. Passive nihilism is what the common person thinks of when they hear "nihilism" -- a sort of resignation that life is meaningless so there's no point to doing anything. The book asserts that Greek tragedy was born out of. Books shelved as nihilism: The Stranger by Albert Camus, Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev, Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk, The Conspiracy Against the Hum.

    The emotional dynamics of nihilism. Depression goes beyond spontaneous sadness, however. It is active and deliberate—although it feels passive and externally imposed. Nihilistic depression suppresses the feelings (positive and negative) that go with recognition of . “Nihilism” was the term Nietzsche used to describe the devaluation of the highest values posited by the ascetic ideal. He thought of the age in which he lived as one of passive nihilism, that is, as an age that was not yet aware that religious.


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Nov 04,  · B. Nihilism as decline and recession of the power of the spirit: as passive nihilism.” (The Will to Power, Passive Nihilism book Nietzsche) The passive nihilist is the individual, who when confronted with nihilism, sees it as an endpoint or a sign to stop the search for meaning.

Passive nihilism signifies the end of an era, while active nihilism ushers in something new. Nietzsche considers nihilism not as an end, but as a means ultimately to the revaluation of values. He stresses repeatedly that nihilism is a ‘transitional stage’.

Passive nihilism is symptomatic of decreased, declined, receded power of the spirit(2). Nihilism (/ ˈ n aɪ (h) ɪ l ɪ z əm, ˈ n iː-/;) is the point of view, or philosophy, antithetical to the reputedly meaningful aspects of life. Most commonly, nihilism is presented in the form of existential nihilism, which argues that life is without objective meaning, purpose, or intrinsic value.

Moral nihilists assert that morality does not exist at all. Nihilism may also take. Aug 10,  · Nihilism: A Philosophy Based In Nothingness And Eternity [Brett Stevens] on lapachecachica.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Most people see the world in binary categories. They believe that there is either an inherent moral good that we must all obey/5(20). To ask whether Buddhism is or is not a form of passive nihilism is to ask whether the summum bonum of Buddhism, nirvāna, can be understood in this sense.

In other words, is the seeking after the goal of nirvāna ‘a sign of weakness’, a Passive Nihilism book of the ‘decline and recession of the power of the spirit’, and a pervading ‘state of depression’ that comes from seeing that the world. Examining multiple academic discourses, Passive Nihilism argues that contemporary models of history, culture, and language are reactive and that their mix of epistemology, rhetoric, and politics is too explosive for the interpretations associated with "normal criticism." Sande Cohen argues that "cultural historiography" is a discourse that makes "orders" and "cultural timings" out of language Cited by: Nov 10,  · But when he writes against it, he means passive nihilism as well as slave morality, which he in fact identifies as a nihilism because its values are non-values from the perspective of a Dionysian.

– In sum, Nietzsche criticises o Passive nihilism and slave morality ß And advocates o. Examining multiple academic discourses, Passive Nihilism argues that contemporary models of history, culture, and language are reactive and that their mix of epistemology, rhetoric, and politics is too explosive for the interpretations associated with "normal criticism." Sande Cohen Author: Sande Cohen.

Nihilism and lapachecachica.com Gertz. Rowman and Littlefield. Find this book: In this short but hugely engaging book, Nolen Gertz, assistant professor of Applied Philosophy at the University of Twente, manages to both provide a compelling and rich introduction to Friedrich Nietzsche and nihilism as well as avoid the all-too-common reductionism of popular discourse around technology.

Yet, in social theory, nihilism is a surprisingly under-researched topic. This book develops a systematic account of nihilism in its four main forms: escapism, radical nihilism, passive nihilism and 'per Most significant problems of contemporary life have their origins in nihilism and its paradoxical logic, which is simultaneously destructive /5.

Passive Nihilism by Professor Sande Cohen,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Gertz, author of a lively new book Nihilism, part of the MIT Press essential knowledge series, argues that technology has displaced religion as the main driver of passive nihilism.

Jun 25,  · The passive nihilist is one who, when faced with the world's uncertainty, withdraws and refuses to enagage the world. For him, uncertainty is a sufficient condition not to proceed through life, and so paralysed by fear of the unknown and unknowable he does nothing.

Nietzsche described this condition as ". the weary nihilism that no longer. Sep 06,  · Nihilism in Film and Television, by Kevin L. Stoehr, is a work that avoids the temptation to treat nihilism as an unequivocally negative phenomenon, instead recognizing both the active and the passive strains it contains.

Stoehr examines the ways that these strains play out in a variety of motion pictures and television shows, and his treatment. The Passive Voice is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for website owners to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to lapachecachica.com, lapachecachica.com, and any other website that may be affiliated with Amazon Service LLC Associates Program.

I just discovered the concept of active and passive nihilism. I seem to fall more into the active nihilism section, but I don't quite understand them enough. So I ask all of you meaningless beings to make it your purpose, for the next minutes, to explain to me what both of.

Get this from a library. Passive nihilism: cultural historiography and the rhetorics of scholarship. [Sande Cohen] -- "Examining multiple academic discourses, Passive Nihilism argues that contemporary models of history, culture, and language are reactive and that their mix of epistemology, rhetoric, and politics is.

Passive nihilism: cultural historiography and the rhetorics of scholarship / by Sande Cohen. Format Book Published New York, NY: St.

Martin's Press, Description p. ; 22 cm. Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. []) and index. Subject headings Historiography. Nihilism (Philosophy) Rhetoric.

ISBN. Nov 04,  · In this lecture we look at the emotional dimension of nihilism, secular ways individuals use to avert nihilism, and Nietzsche's interesting demarcation between active and passive nihilism.

Natural Progression of nihilism "Passive Nihilism" - the will is weak and seeks escape rather than action -> "Created by the death of God in the minds of men" -> Nietzsche says "a good sign" -> "Active Nihilism" -> causes a revaluation of all beliefs, morals, and goals -> "the embrace of irrationality and freedom from logic" -> Nietzsche says.

I would argue that this shows a distinct allied appeal to that of Gertz. At the end of the book (spoiler alert), Gertz concludes: Passive nihilism has led us to see in technologies a way to become better humans, humans who are more productive and who are -- or at least should be-- happier while being productive.

But passive nihilism is also.If the master morality of the ruling entertainers is, then, a sort of active nihilism, an appetite for decline that goes out with a bang, the slave morality of the ruled and entertained is a kind of passive nihilism, an increasingly all-consuming consumption of images and illusions broadcast against the walls of our eyeballs’ insides by our.The Gay Science (German: Die fröhliche Wissenschaft) or The Joyful Wisdom is a book by Friedrich Nietzsche, first published in and followed by a second edition, which was published after the completion of Thus Spoke Zarathustra and Beyond Good and Evil, in This substantial expansion includes a fifth book and an appendix of songs.

It was noted by Nietzsche to be "the most personal of Author: Friedrich Nietzsche.