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Pregnancy as a metaphor of self-cultivation in dawn (2023)
Journal Article
Mitcheson, K. (in press). Pregnancy as a metaphor of self-cultivation in dawn. Nietzsche-Studien, https://doi.org/10.1515/nietzstu-2023-0005

Nietzsche employs the concept of pregnancy metaphorically at various points in his writings; discussing the pregnancy of philosophers (GM III 8, BGE 292), spiritual pregnancy (EH, Clever 3; GS 72) and being pregnant with thoughts or deeds (D 552). I... Read More about Pregnancy as a metaphor of self-cultivation in dawn.

Ecce Homo as Nietzsche's Honest Lie (2021)
Book Chapter
Mitcheson, K. (2021). Ecce Homo as Nietzsche's Honest Lie. In Nietzsche’s “Ecce Homo” (139-152). Berlin/ Munich/ Boston: De Gruyter. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110246551-011

Once we recognize that for Nietzsche a new practice of truth aims to overcome ‘Truth’ as the ‘real world’, we can reconcile Nietzsche’s criticisms of ‘Truth’ with his praise of truth. If we are also to reconcile the importance of truthfulness, which... Read More about Ecce Homo as Nietzsche's Honest Lie.

On Nietzsche and pregnancy; The beginning of the genesis of a new human being (2019)
Book Chapter
Mitcheson, K. (2019). On Nietzsche and pregnancy; The beginning of the genesis of a new human being. In L. Irigaray, M. O'Brien, & C. Hadjioannou (Eds.), Towards a New Human Being (199-220). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-03392-7_12

Luce Irigaray’s recent book To Be Born: Genesis of New a Human Being can be seen as a response to Friedrich Nietzsche’s well-known call for us to overcome humanity in its current form. Irigaray shares with Nietzsche the belief that to overcome the di... Read More about On Nietzsche and pregnancy; The beginning of the genesis of a new human being.