The Future of Nietzsche’s Perspectivism as Political Consensus

  • Jan Gresil de los Santos Kahambing Leyte Normal University
Keywords: Nietzsche, Perspectivism, Paradoxes, Political Consensus, Postmodernism

Abstract

In this paper, I delve on Nietzsche’s concept of perspectivism and how it becomes relevant amid contemporary society’s openness to relative standpoints. The foremost era that reflects this description points to postmodernism as a politics of difference. Nietzsche’s perspectivism is generally a critique of the conditions that absolutize truth. While this may seem a valiant opening for a welcoming era on an epistemological standpoint, it does not however do away with its own paradoxes. I contend whether this fits well with postmodernism and its ironic relationship to truth and asserts further that the conditions for Nietzsche’s perspectivism can only achieve its future if it hermeneutically stands as political consensus. Later, I will present the features of this perspectivism as political consensus and how it can be viable in postmodernity.

Author Biography

Jan Gresil de los Santos Kahambing, Leyte Normal University
Social Sciences

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Published
2018-01-31
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KahambingJ. G. (2018). The Future of Nietzsche’s Perspectivism as Political Consensus. Recoletos Multidisciplinary Research Journal, 5(2). https://doi.org/10.32871/rmrj1705.02.05
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