require a supermajority for the bill to
pass) over legislation that directly affects the interests of children as
children. The inclusion of all voters acknowledges that the interests of
children are not the sole domain of parents and that the vast majority of people stand
in both general and agent-specific obligations of care towards children (e.g.
older siblings, cousins, aunts and uncles, grandparents), while the limited
number of reserved
dream of the sporting life
collapsed. In the last twenty-five years or so of his life he showed
little interest in physical exercise, preferring the routine of a few
close friends and Scotch whisky.
The old-fashioned word ‘merchant’ suited
him. His business partnership thrived for some years while various other
ventures came and went. When he and his siblings inherited parcels of
appear in German Quarterly); ‘The Elisabeth Legend or Sibling Scapegoating: The
Cleansing of Friedrich Nietzsche and the Sullying of His Sister’, (to be published in
Nietzsche: Godfather of Fascism?: On the Uses and Abuses of Philosophy (eds) Jacob
Golomb and Robert S. Wistrich (Princeton: Princeton University Press)).
This problem admittedly can apply to any text, but which is more central in relation to
Nietzsche than many authors because of the history of his reception.
Schopenhauer seems to have been most inﬂuenced by Schelling’s 1809 essay on human