Table of Contents of Nietzsche and the Origin of Virtue

Preface and Acknowledgments

Note on Translations

Chapter I: Introduction: Reading Nietzsche

1: Nietzsche's Argument

2: Writing on Nietzsche

Chapter II: Immoralism

1: The Problem of Nietzsche's Immoralism

2: Some Distinctions

3: Responsibility

4: "Ought"

5: Opposite Values

6: Disinterestedness and Universality

7: Immoralism

Chapter III: Politics and Anti-Politics

1: The Problem of Nietzsche's Politics

2: Burckhardt as Educator

3: The Phenomenology of Citizenship

4: The Reign of the Philosopher-tyrants

Chapter IV: Chaos and Order

1: Control

2: Nature and Chaos

3: Preventing Chaos

4: The Case Against Nature

5: Assessing Nietzsche's Conception of Order

6: The Liberal Conception of Order

7: Homer's Contest

8: The Afterlife of Homer's Contest

Chapter V: Virtue

1: A Conception of Virtue

2: The Will to Power

3: An Application

4: The Problem of Indeterminacy

5: Nietzsche's Theory of Virtue and Its Predecessors

6: Can We Accept Nietzsche's Account of Virtue?

Chapter VI: Justice and the Gift-Giving Virtue

1: How Far Does Nietzsche Go?

2: The Gift-Giving Virtue

3: Justice

4: The Province of Justice

5: Justice and Power

Chapter VII: Which Traits are Virtues?

1: The Question

2: Experimentalism

3: Vitalism: An Early Argument

4: A Later Attempt

5: Assessing Vitalism

6. Life

7: Relativism

8: Experimentalism as a Principle of Social Order

9: Which Traits are Virtues?

Chapter VIII: Immoralism Again

1: Morality and Moralities

2: Responsibility and "Ought"

3: Opposite Values

4: Disinterestedness and Universality

5: Nietzsche's Immoralism

Chapter IX: Conclusion: Virtue and Society

1: Assessing Nietzsche

2: Character and the Good Society

3: Virtue and Goals

4: Justice Again

5: A Plausible Ethics of Virtue