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volume also contains “The Question concerning Technology,” to which Strauss appears to
make reference in his interpretation of the quotation.
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of mankind and the “humanism of nature,” as
man produces himself as well as his products, or the true speculative iden-
tity of naturalism and humanism, materialism and idealism.41 In Nietzsche,
Strauss cites corresponding passages from Nietzsche’sNachlaß and The Gay
Science that speak of the act of “naturalizing” man, making him a new nature;
Vernatürlichen in the former and the reference to man as the “still undeter-
mined animal” (noch nicht festgestellte Tier) in BGE §62.
But Strauss yet again “enacts” what he clearly thinks of as Nietzsche’s un-
Nietzsche, 534–6. For a detailed discussion of the history
of the construction of Th e Will to Power and its relationship to Nietzsche’s other literary
remains, see Alan D. Schrift , “Nietzsche’sNachlass,” in A Companion to Friedrich Nietzsche,
Paul Bishop (ed.) (London: Camden House, forthcoming).
15. See Young, A Philosophical Biography of Friedrich Nietzsche, 534–42.
under “fi ve major rubrics,” each of which aff ords us a distinct route of entry
into Nietzsche’s “metaphysics,” which was the focus of Heidegger’s investiga-
go on to point out that one can never be quite certain who is play-
ing, or playing “seriously,” what the rules are, or which game is being
played. Nor is this uncertainty accidental or external. Those who cite
Wittgenstein are inclined to adduce the language game and its rules as
a simple given. . . . It is always possible, though, that redescription will
alter rules or place an utterance in a different language game. Discussing
a sentence that appears in quotation marks in Nietzsche’sNachlass, “I
have forgotten my umbrella,” Derrida writes, “a