Shortly After My Dissertation Proposal, I Explain It

A month ago my friend Jon asked me questions about my interpretations of Nietzsche and my philosophy in general. I answered his questions for over 45 minutes, if I remember correctly, from which he took these two clips for a total of 13 minutes. I was speaking entirely extemporaneously and wound up with a resultant propensity to ramble. I hope this comes out nonetheless coherent and that these brief descriptions of very complicated ideas is at least of some interest. http://jonathandemareefilm.blogspot.com/2007/01/comment-on-nietzschean-ought.html One last note, at last check my last name beneath the video was misspelled.

About Daniel Fincke

Dr. Daniel Fincke  has his PhD in philosophy from Fordham University and spent 11 years teaching in college classrooms. He wrote his dissertation on Ethics and the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche. On Camels With Hammers, the careful philosophy blog he writes for a popular audience, Dan argues for atheism and develops a humanistic ethical theory he calls “Empowerment Ethics”. Dan also teaches affordable, non-matriculated, video-conferencing philosophy classes on ethics, Nietzsche, historical philosophy, and philosophy for atheists that anyone around the world can sign up for. (You can learn more about Dan’s online classes here.) Dan is an APPA  (American Philosophical Practitioners Association) certified philosophical counselor who offers philosophical advice services to help people work through the philosophical aspects of their practical problems or to work out their views on philosophical issues. (You can read examples of Dan’s advice here.) Through his blogging, his online teaching, and his philosophical advice services each, Dan specializes in helping people who have recently left a religious tradition work out their constructive answers to questions of ethics, metaphysics, the meaning of life, etc. as part of their process of radical worldview change.


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