Quotations by friedrich nietzsche, german philosopher, born october 15, 1844 share with your friends it is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages - friedrich nietzsche thoughts are the shadows of our feelings - always darker, emptier and simpler friedrich nietzsche. Nietzsche’s idol, inspirer, and mentor, in his earlier years and stages-of-development, was renowned, fellow-german philosopher arthur schopenhauer schopenhauer viewed absurdity as. Nietzsche often thought of his writings as struggles with nihilism, and apart from his critiques of religion, philosophy, and morality he developed original theses that have commanded attention, especially perspectivism, the will to power, eternal recurrence, and the superman. Aphorisms on love and hate – friedrich nietzsche’s philosophy on human nature and relationships friedrich nietzsche one of the most momentous philosophers of all time his name has been connected to a myriad of ideas and his reputation has crossed the limits of europe to “infect” the rest of the world. More than 100 years after his death, friedrich nietzsche remains one of the most contentious figures in the history of philosophy his writings contain some of the most profound philosophical statements of the 19th century, and have been exceptionally influential.
We talk a lot about nietzsche here at big think his ideas on god, life, the mind, and politics continue to interest even the lay reader of philosophy however, nietzsche’s ideas are not without. Nietzsche is possibly the most life affirming philosopher that has ever lived, though he is clothed heavily in pessimistic thought and can only be traveled through nihilistic passages in order to get to his amazing, mindblowing conclusions. On the face of it, both seem to be christian interpretations of nietzsche and not philosophical analyses of his thought, especially given the superficial discussion of what he meant by ubermensch and its place in nietzsche's thinking.
Nietzsche: poster boy for nazis was nietzsche a proto-nazi the nazis and their fellow travellers certainly thought so his anti-egalitarianism, his anti-judaism and — in particular — the. Nietzsche has called zarathustra his most personal work, so we should use it as a standard for his philosophy, at least relative to his other books zarathustra was telling the priest what he meant by love, because he realized that the priest thought love was something other than giving gifts, and for nietzsche, gifts can be. F riedrich nietzsche, karl marx and charles darwin are the great triumvirate of 19th-century thinkers whose ideas still have huge impact today nietzsche was philosophy’s supreme iconoclast his.
Nietzsche is almost uniquely useful as a springboard of thought which would actually contradict his own views, and probably intended to be so (eg hth 127) you see this in lots of areas, eg pragmatists using nietzsche despite nietzsche being explicitly anti-pragmatist. Nietzsche's thought enjoyed renewed popularity in the 1960s and his ideas have since had a profound impact on 20th and early-21st century thinkers across philosophy—especially in schools of continental philosophy such as existentialism, postmodernism and post-structuralism—as well as art, literature, psychology, politics and popular culture. Nietzsche argued that, contrary to his misguided followers who had corrupted christ’s original teachings, jesus had taught and embodied a life-affirming philosophy, exhorting his disciples to understand that the kingdom of god is not some yet-to-be-after-this-life goal, but within each of us — that eternity is now.
Nietzsche and political thought reclaims the political implications of nietzsche's work: it shows how his philosophy of power addresses key issues in modern political thought especially those having to do with the historical and cultural nature of human agencyin this thought-provoking study, mark warren claims entirely new ground. Friedrich nietzsche was one of the most influential of all modern existentialist and postmodernist thinkers he is considered the father of nihilism, which teaches that there is no ultimate meaning to human existence nietzsche was born in 1844 in the prussian province of saxony his father was carl. On comparison to aristotle who views that the most desirable state of a person is a philosopher who contemplates, nietzsche viewed traditional philosophers during his time as people who did not really affect the real world outside and usually their traditional philosophical works were merely self confession.
Nietzsche on friendship and on the ‘tragedy of life’ which you might consider viewing for some information on nietzsche’s life and philosophy – link advertisements like this: it’s good to see that i’m not alone on my interpretation of nietzsche’s thoughts and work. Friedrich nietzsche, a german philosopher nietzsche is the philosopher of the will to power, seen as vital creation and fulfillmentwhat is essential is our world as it is joy and desire for power as for the illusion of ulterior worlds, nietzsche stalking in all its forms. Nietzsche philosophy is one of the most thought-provoking areas of philosophy, yet also the most misunderstood when reading nietzsche philosophy, we must fully understand it before we can take away what he intendednietzsche philosophy is complex on its first read. Excerpt: the young nietzsche thought of the philosopher as a physician of culture his own philosophy is both a diagnosis of the sickness or crisis of his time, the nineteenth century, and the search for a cure in his first published book, the birth of more.
Gather ‘round, children of the last men i teach you the übermensch, and the philosophy of his herald, herr friedrich wilhelm nietzsche there are these things, called values values dictate to humans what we think is important we, the current cr. Ruth abbey discusses friedrich nietzsche and his thought with alan saunders in an episode of the abc radio national program the philosopher's zone they discuss, among other things, nietzsche's. By volker gerhardt 1 an artist as philosopher despite periodic doubts, friedrich nietzsche does indeed belong to the great thinkers even though his work remained unfinished in nearly every respect, and though many of his thoughts are exhausted in exalted gestures and there is in his writings not one insight which cannot be found somewhere else — despite all this, he has become a classic.