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1. Rodgers, Michael Charles. Wittgenstein and Nietzsche on the Role of Philosophy: Description, Creativity, Naturalism, and Possibility.

Degree: PhD, School of Religion, 2012, Claremont Graduate University

This dissertation places Wittgenstein and Nietzsche alongside one another in an attempt to deal with the question: "what is the role of the philosophy?" On the one hand Wittgenstein promotes a descriptive approach to philosophy, which insists that the philosopher should not meddle with practices but rather seek clarity and understanding as ends in themselves. On the other hand Nietzsche promotes a destructive and creative approach to philosophy, where the philosopher both dismantles values and offers a revaluation of values in their place. This work begins with a survey of remarks by the two philosophers and prominent interpretations of them on how best to conceive of and understand the philosopher and philosophy. In addition, the recent view of Nietzsche as a naturalist is responded to at length. If Nietzsche turns out to be offering substantive, naturalistic positions on human morality, the origins of religion, and so on, then he cannot be advocating a creative, spontaneous orientation towards perspectives. This work argues that while Nietzsche offers naturalized accounts of human practices, he does not mean these to be considered scientific hypothesis. After responding to this position, Nietzsche and Wittgenstein are looked at together, and what emerges is a shared goal: the creating and/or revealing of missed possibilities of human life. These existential possibilities are on the one hand always right in front of us, and yet they are seemingly out of reach and all too often passed over. Wittgenstein and Nietzsche, in their various ways, (re)open these possibilities. Finally, given this "hermeneutics of possibility," the final chapter argues that the way Wittgenstein and Nietzsche differ with respect to Christianity and religion is not primarily about their style of philosophy nor even about Wittgenstein's descriptive approach, but about the existential possibility that each has in mind to promote. Advisors/Committee Members: Patrick Horn, Richard Amesbury.

Subjects/Keywords: philosophy role; human practices; existential possibilities; hermeneutics of possibility; descriptive approach; Philosophy; Religion; Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion

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APA (6th Edition):

Rodgers, M. C. (2012). Wittgenstein and Nietzsche on the Role of Philosophy: Description, Creativity, Naturalism, and Possibility. (Doctoral Dissertation). Claremont Graduate University. Retrieved from https://scholarship.claremont.edu/cgu_etd/62

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Rodgers, Michael Charles. “Wittgenstein and Nietzsche on the Role of Philosophy: Description, Creativity, Naturalism, and Possibility.” 2012. Doctoral Dissertation, Claremont Graduate University. Accessed October 28, 2020. https://scholarship.claremont.edu/cgu_etd/62.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Rodgers, Michael Charles. “Wittgenstein and Nietzsche on the Role of Philosophy: Description, Creativity, Naturalism, and Possibility.” 2012. Web. 28 Oct 2020.

Vancouver:

Rodgers MC. Wittgenstein and Nietzsche on the Role of Philosophy: Description, Creativity, Naturalism, and Possibility. [Internet] [Doctoral dissertation]. Claremont Graduate University; 2012. [cited 2020 Oct 28]. Available from: https://scholarship.claremont.edu/cgu_etd/62.

Council of Science Editors:

Rodgers MC. Wittgenstein and Nietzsche on the Role of Philosophy: Description, Creativity, Naturalism, and Possibility. [Doctoral Dissertation]. Claremont Graduate University; 2012. Available from: https://scholarship.claremont.edu/cgu_etd/62


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2. Mazgarova, Sofia. Islamic Reformism on the Periphery of the Muslim World: Rezaeddin Fakhreddin (1895-1936).

Degree: MA (Islamic Studies), School of Religion, 2010, Claremont Graduate University

During the apex of the eighteenth and beginning of the nineteenth centuries, the geopolitical paradigm was gradually transitioning from imperialism toward the nation-state order. Where the former framework witnessed a handful of European empires vie for global hegemony and influence, the latter facilitated indigenous sovereignty and self-determination. Religion, naturally, played a central role in opposition to colonialism and the galvanization of indigenous nationalism. Consequently, the shape of religion was also influenced, and ultimately redefined to fit the new world order. Advisors/Committee Members: Zayn Kassam, Richard Amesbury.

Subjects/Keywords: Făkhreddinev; Rizaėddin; 1859-1936; Muslims-Volga-Ural Region (Russia); Religion

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APA (6th Edition):

Mazgarova, S. (2010). Islamic Reformism on the Periphery of the Muslim World: Rezaeddin Fakhreddin (1895-1936). (Masters Thesis). Claremont Graduate University. Retrieved from https://scholarship.claremont.edu/cgu_etd/8

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Mazgarova, Sofia. “Islamic Reformism on the Periphery of the Muslim World: Rezaeddin Fakhreddin (1895-1936).” 2010. Masters Thesis, Claremont Graduate University. Accessed October 28, 2020. https://scholarship.claremont.edu/cgu_etd/8.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Mazgarova, Sofia. “Islamic Reformism on the Periphery of the Muslim World: Rezaeddin Fakhreddin (1895-1936).” 2010. Web. 28 Oct 2020.

Vancouver:

Mazgarova S. Islamic Reformism on the Periphery of the Muslim World: Rezaeddin Fakhreddin (1895-1936). [Internet] [Masters thesis]. Claremont Graduate University; 2010. [cited 2020 Oct 28]. Available from: https://scholarship.claremont.edu/cgu_etd/8.

Council of Science Editors:

Mazgarova S. Islamic Reformism on the Periphery of the Muslim World: Rezaeddin Fakhreddin (1895-1936). [Masters Thesis]. Claremont Graduate University; 2010. Available from: https://scholarship.claremont.edu/cgu_etd/8

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