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Nietzsche. Who was Nietzsche?. Prodigy Schopenhauer University of Basil Academic outcast Mental Illness. After his death. Sister takes control Nazism Modern influence. Reading Nietzsche. Difficult to read some work Playful and ambiguous

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Nietzsche

Nietzsche


Who was nietzsche

Who was Nietzsche?

  • Prodigy

  • Schopenhauer

  • University of Basil

  • Academic outcast

  • Mental Illness


After his death

After his death

  • Sister takes control

  • Nazism

  • Modern influence


Reading nietzsche

Reading Nietzsche

  • Difficult to read some work

  • Playful and ambiguous

  • Various interpretations (Kaufman, Connolly, Foucault)

  • Somewhat like an acquired skill


Essential nietzsche readings

Essential Nietzsche readings

  • Birth of Tragedy

  • Thus Spoke Zarathustra

  • Genealogy of Morals

  • Nietzsche wrote far more than these, but these three writings represent three phases of his work and key points of his philosophy


Important concepts in nietzsche

Important concepts in Nietzsche

  • Master Morality Vs. Slave Morality

  • Dionysian vs. Appolonian

  • Nihilism

  • Blonde Beast

  • Will to Power

    “God is Dead”


Master morality vs slave morality

Master Morality Vs. Slave Morality

  • Geneology of morals

  • Master morality

  • Slave morality

  • Judaism


Dionysian vs appolonian

Dionysian vs. Appolonian

  • Birth of Tragedy

  • Dionysian

  • Appolonian

  • Art and music

  • uninhibited life


Nihilism

Nihilism

  • What most people think of when they think of Nietzsche

  • There is not objective value or meaning

  • Symptom of the modern world

  • Dissolution of Christianity


Blonde beast

Blonde Beast

  • Previously represented the lion

  • Represents the powerful

  • Can’t shun the beast for taking what he wants and exercising his superiority

  • Highly controversial, often used when discussing Nietzsche’s relation to Nazism


Will to power

Will to Power

  • Common drive for people

  • We want to obtain our highest possible station in this world

  • That’s okay

  • Natural instinct


Nietzsche in debate

Nietzsche in debate

  • Nietzsche did not focus on the world beyond the mesosphere

  • Not necessarily one way to run Nietzsche, so we will focus on the file you have been given

  • Inability to accept the world as it is

  • If you don’t accept all of life, good and bad, you reject it, erase it’s value

  • Affirm life (Dionysian)


Common arguments made against nietzsche

Common arguments made against Nietzsche

  • permutation

  • Nazism

  • Nietzsche glorifies violence, racism, genocide

  • Anti-politics (Wolin)


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