By Seán Burke
Starting amidst the tombs of the 'dead' God, and the crematoria at Auschwitz, this ebook confronts Nietzsche's legacy during the lens of Plato. the foremost query is how authors can guard opposed to the potential 'deviant readings' of destiny readers and verify 'the probability of writing'. Burke recommends an ethic of 'discursive containment'.The moral query is the query of our occasions. inside of severe conception, it has enthusiastic about the act of interpreting. This learn reverses the phrases of inquiry to examine the moral composition of the act of writing. What accountability does an writer endure for his legacy? Do 'catastrophic' misreadings of authors (e.g. Plato, Nietzsche) testify to authorial recklessness? those and different questions are the starting-point for a thought of authorial ethics.