From Ressentiment to Redemption
New Horizons in Leadership Studies series
Notes on the text
A NOTE ON GENDER As I find the use of both gender pronouns (for example, she/he; his/her) interferes with the flow of language, I have indiscriminately used one or the other, hoping that variation will make up for gender sensibility. A NOTE ON REFERENCES For hermeneutic reasons, I have worked my way through Nietzsche’s concepts, departing from a Spanish translation, checking against a German publication, and, for some texts, with English translations obtained from electronic libraries. All sources are listed in the Bibliography. Quotations are referred in the standard style with the usual English acronyms, followed by the Roman and/or Arabic section numbers provided by Nietzsche himself or by the editors. Reference Key A BGE BT D EH GM GS HH TI WP Z = = = = = = = = = = = The Antichrist Beyond Good and Evil The Birth of Tragedy Daybreak Ecce Homo On the Genealogy of Morals The Gay Science Human, All too Human Twilight of the Idols The Will to Power Thus Spake Zarathustra Regarding quotes from other authors, I have tried to translate when necessary into English from their original languages, whenever possible. xi CAPRILES 9781781006566 PRINT.indd xi 02/10/2012 11:11 xii Leadership by resentment A NOTE ON NIETZSCHE Nietzsche is a dangerous philosopher, one we would not want to recommend to teenagers –nor to dictators – lest they end up joining a neo-Nazi movement. Yet, he is immense – a great poet with profound philosophical insights. If we pass through the veils of his outrageous, and, by today’s standards, politically incorrect expressions on race,...