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II pragmatismo di Nietzsche. Saggi sul pensiero prospettivistico by Pietro Gori (review)

II pragmatismo di Nietzsche. Saggi sul pensiero prospettivistico by Pietro Gori (review) BOOK REVIEWS | 439 Overall, readers will find in half this volume indispensable resources for subsequent work on the role of art in Nietzsche’s philosophical project, and in the remainder many insights awaiting further development. Pietro Gori, Il pragmatismo di Nietzsche. Saggi sul pensiero prospettivistico. Milan: Mimesis, 2016. 206 pp. ISBN: 978-88-5753-552-4. €24. Giovanni Gaetani, Independent Scholar Pietro Gori’s book is an admirable and successful attempt to define and critically discuss one of the most controversial aspects of Nietzsche’s philosophy—that is, the meaning of his perspectivism. Overinterpreted by postmodernist and poststructuralist philosophers and assaulted by the supporters of “new realism,” Nietzsche’s perspectivism remains an interpretative black hole for academic and nonacademic readers alike. Gori’s book sheds light on this obscure topic. If at least one residual dark point remains, the fault is not Gori’s, but reflects the inner complexity of Nietzsche’s position. Or so I will argue in the following. Gori’s book is composed of five independent, but interconnected, chap- ters. His aim is both to treat the concept of perspectivism by focusing on Nietzsche’s published and unpublished writings and to consider their con- text, or what Mazzino Montinari called “the extra-text” of Nietzsche’s reflec- tions—that is, the cultural http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Journal of Nietzsche Studies Penn State University Press

II pragmatismo di Nietzsche. Saggi sul pensiero prospettivistico by Pietro Gori (review)

The Journal of Nietzsche Studies , Volume 48 (3) – Nov 22, 2017

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BOOK REVIEWS | 439 Overall, readers will find in half this volume indispensable resources for subsequent work on the role of art in Nietzsche’s philosophical project, and in the remainder many insights awaiting further development. Pietro Gori, Il pragmatismo di Nietzsche. Saggi sul pensiero prospettivistico. Milan: Mimesis, 2016. 206 pp. ISBN: 978-88-5753-552-4. €24. Giovanni Gaetani, Independent Scholar Pietro Gori’s book is an admirable and successful attempt to define and critically discuss one of the most controversial aspects of Nietzsche’s philosophy—that is, the meaning of his perspectivism. Overinterpreted by postmodernist and poststructuralist philosophers and assaulted by the supporters of “new realism,” Nietzsche’s perspectivism remains an interpretative black hole for academic and nonacademic readers alike. Gori’s book sheds light on this obscure topic. If at least one residual dark point remains, the fault is not Gori’s, but reflects the inner complexity of Nietzsche’s position. Or so I will argue in the following. Gori’s book is composed of five independent, but interconnected, chap- ters. His aim is both to treat the concept of perspectivism by focusing on Nietzsche’s published and unpublished writings and to consider their con- text, or what Mazzino Montinari called “the extra-text” of Nietzsche’s reflec- tions—that is, the cultural

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Published: Nov 22, 2017

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