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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

    Academy of Ideas participates in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn commissions by linking to Amazon. The American Dream is now one of "pure psychological transformation." Critchley and Webster call this "passive nihilism." This is an ethic of personal authenticity, "at the heart of which is a profound selfishness and callous disregard of others." An uncritical, brainwashed "authenticity" leads to a "deep cynicism.".


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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, Friedrich 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 Passive Nihilism book.

Passive nihilism signifies the end of an Passive Nihilism book, 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) Passive Nihilism book l ɪ z əm, ˈ n Passive Nihilism book is the point of view, or philosophy, antithetical Passive Nihilism book 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 Passive Nihilism book exist at all. Nihilism may also take. Aug 10,  · Nihilism: A Philosophy Based In Nothingness And Eternity [Brett Stevens] on tula-music.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 consequence 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 Passive Nihilism book because its values are non-values from the perspective of a Dionysian.

– In Passive Nihilism book, Nietzsche criticises o Passive nihilism and slave Passive Nihilism book 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 tula-music.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 Passive Nihilism 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, Passive Nihilism book of Passive Nihilism book 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 Passive Nihilism book uncertainty, withdraws Passive Nihilism book 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 tula-music.com, tula-music.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. Sep 03,  · It is, nevertheless, the question that lies at the heart of Nolen Gertz’s book Nihilism and Technology. The book is a short, polemic about the impact of technology on modern life.

Using Nietzsche’s thoughts on nihilism, Gertz argues that digital technologies are provoking and accentuating a form of ‘passive nihilism’ and once this has Author: John Danaher.

The item Passive nihilism: cultural historiography and the rhetorics of scholarship, Sande Cohen represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Brigham Young University.

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.

Margins of Nihilism/Nihilisms of the Margin Social Theory Facing Nihilism Ali Riza Taskale Nihilism by Bulent Diken London: Routledge,pp., ISBN X Abstract This article reviews Bu¨lent Diken’s recent book, Nihilism. In so doing, it focuses especially on the disjunctive synthesis between passive nihilism.

Sep 03,  · It is, nevertheless, the question that lies at the heart of Nolen Gertz’s book Nihilism and Technology. The book is a short, polemic about the impact of technology on modern life. Using Nietzsche’s thoughts on nihilism, Gertz argues that digital technologies are provoking and accentuating a form of ‘passive nihilism’ and once this has.

Jan 27,  · Nihilism in American Culture also includes readings from writers such as Friedrich Nietzsche, Walker Percy, Cornell West and Pope John Paul II. For those of us who can’t be among the large number of students who regularly take Dr.

Hibbs’ class, his book, Shows About Nothing: Nihilism in Popular Culture, is the next best thing to being there. Passive nihilism is that which ‘numbs’ us, in Nietzsche’s words, from truly facing our existence. After introducing nihilism, we then come to technology, specifically the rise of transhumanism.

This movement of thought supposes the flaws and limitations of human existence as. Another side of the coin was the ineluctable basic human nature of ’the will to power’. Deny that, and nihilism results. But passive nihilism (following the breakdown of social conventions, including conventional religion) can be counteracted by active nihilism and the.

Oct 19,  · This is the final post in a seven-part series for Spectrum ’s Summer Reading Group. Each post was drawn from chapters of the book Flourishing by Miroslav Volf. You can view the reading/posting schedule here.

“A specter is haunting the world,” Miroslav Volf writes in his epilogue to Flourishing, “the specter of nihilism.” By “nihilism” Volf does not mean widespread and. Jan 05,  · That takes me back to Simon Critchley, but this time to his earlier book, Infinitely Demanding. Critchley begins with how the 19th century framed its despair, which was Nietzsche’s question of how to avoid nihilism.

Critchley divides the problem of. NIHILISM, NATURE, AND THE COLLAPSE OF THE COSMOS David Storey ABSTRACT: Though nihilism is a major theme in late modern philosophy from Hegel onward, it is only relatively recently that it has been treated as the subject of monographs and anthologies. Commentators have offered a number of accounts of the origins and nature of nihilism.

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. ‘In Elephant we can roughly align the characters according to pdf idea of active and passive nihilism.’ ‘The inevitable result is social fragmentation and moral nihilism.’ ‘He elevates their self-indulgence to a sort of post-modern nihilism.’ ‘His ethical response to nihilism is an active one - .Buy Passive Nihilism: Cultural Historiography and the Rhetorics of Scholarship by Professor Sande Cohen online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - .Apr 08,  · So while nihilism ebook general expresses a basic ebook of conviction in conventional and traditional values, Nietzsche also draws a clear distinction between negative and positive conceptions of nihilism.

He tells us that passive or negative (“incomplete,” “pathological”) nihilism is a rejection of seemingly fixed values and institutions without the self-affirming spiritedness that allows.