The authoress analyses the complex and controversial sense of Nietzsche's writings on the concept of truth. On the one hand, the idea of truth is rejected, but on the other, Nietzsche fights against all kinds of historical illusions and defends the clear and true vision of the reality. Nietzsche wants to be truthfull in his refutation of a doctrine of truth.
This is a fragment of the book 'Truth and Illusion' which is in progress. The article discusses the operational sense of truthfulness as was defined by Peirce and James. The 'founding fathers' of pragmatism are presented as, on the one hand, critics of truth as representation, but on the other hand, as strong defenders of truth as an agreement of opinion. The striking contrast between them and the...
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