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Nietzsches Will: Necessary Illusion. Part I

Casting a panoramic glance at the work of Friedrich Nietzsche, we cannot but agree that jolting of viewpoints taken for granted by his contemporaries remains an unwavering motif in the German philosophers thinking. His destabilizing ethos, however, is not an end in itself - it only clears the way for a transformation of values to take place. An interesting question that arises with regards to this reassessment is to what extent it manages to meet the requirements of its creator and whether it succeeds in avoiding those same delusions it tries to be a remedy of. In an attempt to account for some of the tension points in this transition to the values of the future, this article will trace it, focusing on the concept of will.

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