A note on the term 'Umwerthung'

Large, Duncan ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6555-7334 (2010) A note on the term 'Umwerthung'. Journal of Nietzsche Studies (39 Spring). pp. 5-11. ISSN 0968-8005

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This is a brief, predominantly philological analysis of the term 'Umwerthung,' one of Nietzsche's coinages, which occupies a privileged place in his late philosophy and particularly in the phrase "Umwerthung aller Werthe." Differing translations of the term have reflected differing interpretations of Nietzsche's intent, and arguments in favor of both commonly used English translations are considered. Whereas 'transvaluation' was initially used, the modern consensus favors 'revaluation,' which is preferred in almost all postwar English translations.

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing
UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Research Groups > Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Research Group
Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Research Groups > British Centre for Literary Translation Research Group
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Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 05 May 2015 09:54
Last Modified: 06 Jan 2024 01:30
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/53348
DOI: 10.1353/nie.0.0057

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