Containing 32 essays and weighing 3.5 pounds, this volume is in every sense a massive contribution to Nietzsche scholarship. Ken Gemes and John Richardson deserve congratulations for lining up many good essays, thanks for their clear and helpful introduction, and admiration for coming as close to complete coverage of Nietzsche-related topics as any book could. The essays offer original arguments while remaining accessible to readers who are unfamiliar with the facets of Nietzsche scholarship they address. They're generally of high quality, especially considering the challenges of contributing to a collection organized for breadth and accessibility, as well as originality. I'll devote one paragraph to each of the 32 essays.
The elevated "High Table" at Cambridge offends my egalitarian sensibilities, but I wish we could've eaten there during dinners for the big UK conference. And rolled and smoked some marijuana. It'd be nice to have High Table for the Joint Session.
I've signed up for the Joint Session of the Mind Association / Aristotelian Society at Cambridge, and also for the philosophy of science and ethics conferences before and after. As I registered, I didn't have enough willpower to choose the title "Dr" when "Wing Commander" was available.
It'd be neat to present Mike Tyson, Manny Pacquiao, and Floyd Mayweather with Newcomb's problem. If Tyson didn't disqualify himself by biting the lid off the opaque box, we might discover that one boxer is a one-boxer and two boxers are two-boxers.
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