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The medical moral criticism of Friedrich Nietzsche

Nietzsche's philosophy is an excellent example of the productivity of the dialogue between medicine and philosophy. Diana Aurenque highlights the medical influences in the emergence of Nietzsche's morally critical thinking. Furthermore, it clarifies the meaning of his medical-philosophical moral criticism and researches the reception and topicality of Nietzsche's moral-critical thinking in questions and debates of today's medical ethics.

 

The content
The influences of physiological and scientific medicine on Nietzsche's moral-critical thinking - Nietzsche's medical philosophy - The reception of Nietzsche's thinking in today's medical ethics

 

The target groups
Students, academics and teachers of philosophy, medical theory and history, the history of science and bioethics

The author
Diana Aurenque is Vice Dean for Research and Postgraduate Studies at the Faculty of Humanities at the Universidad de Santiago de Chile and Professor at the Philosophical Department at the same university.

Keywords

Nietzsche, Friedrich moral criticism bioethics medicine physiology

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Departamento de FilosofiaUniv de Santiago de Chile (USACH) Estacion CentralChile

About the authors

Diana Aurenque is Vice Dean for Research and Postgraduate Studies at the Faculty of Humanities at the Universidad de Santiago de Chile and Professor at the Philosophical Department at the same university.

Bibliographic information

  • Book TitleThe medical moral criticism of Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Book SubtitleGenese, Meaning and Effect
  • AuthorsDiana Aurenque
  • DOIhttps: //doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-20785-4
  • Copyright InformationSpringer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH2018
  • Publisher NameSpringer VS, Wiesbaden
  • eBook Packages Social Science and Law (German Language)
  • Softcover ISBN978-3-658-20784-7
  • eBook ISBN978-3-658-20785-4
  • Edition Number1
  • Number of PagesVIII, 191
  • Number of Illustrations0 b / w illustrations, 0 illustrations in color
  • TopicsModern Philosophy
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