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Disillusionment and Withdrawal

in Nietzsche

October 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); 19th-Century Philosophy. 3042 words.

‘Disillusionment and Withdrawal’ first considers Untimely Meditations, a collection of four meditations on David Strauss, the practice of historiography, and celebrations of the genius of...

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The Image of Nietzsche

in Nietzsche

October 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); 19th-Century Philosophy. 2052 words.

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900) was a German philosopher, almost wholly neglected during his sane life. ‘The Image of Nietzsche’ highlights the immense impact of his work after his death....

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Masters and Slaves

in Nietzsche

October 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); 19th-Century Philosophy. 2566 words.

‘Masters and Slaves’ discusses The Genealogy of Morals (GM), a sequel to Beyond Good and Evil. It is Nietzsche's most profound attempt to make sense of suffering, and of how other people...

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Morality and its Discontents

in Nietzsche

October 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); 19th-Century Philosophy. 4755 words.

Nietzsche's fundamental concern throughout his life was to plot the relationship between suffering and culture, or cultures. ‘Morality and its Discontents’ shows that correlative with this...

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Nietzsche

Michael Tanner.

October 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); 19th-Century Philosophy. 128 pages.

The philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900) was almost wholly neglected during his sane life, but since then he has been appropriated as an icon by an astonishingly diverse spectrum...

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Occupying the High Ground

in Nietzsche

October 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); 19th-Century Philosophy. 4782 words.

‘Occupying the High Ground’ deals with the period after This Spoke Zarathustra when Nietzsche produced Beyond Good and Evil (BGE), which suggests a transvaluation of all values, and not...

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The One Thing Needful

in Nietzsche

October 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); 19th-Century Philosophy. 3215 words.

‘The One Thing Needful’ is concerned with the concepts of style, culture, and character. Excerpts from The Gay Science are provided to illustrate Nietzsche's standpoint. What Nietzsche is...

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Philosophizing with a Hammer

in Nietzsche

October 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); 19th-Century Philosophy. 1344 words.

‘Philosophizing with a Hammer’ is concerned with Nietzsche's work in 1888, the last year of his sane life, where he devoted himself to further polemics, written in a style of hard clarity...

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Postlude

in Nietzsche

October 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); 19th-Century Philosophy. 4115 words.

The ‘Postlude’ enlarges on some points introduced throughout the book and raises some fundamental questions about Nietzsche's procedures and his views, questions which are often elementary...

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Prophecy

in Nietzsche

October 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); 19th-Century Philosophy. 4801 words.

‘Prophecy’ deals with Thus Spoke Zarathustra, in which Nietzsche was trying to establish himself as a philosopher-poet. He uses a great deal of imagery and allegory and there are poems,...

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