Nietzsche Sentence Examples
Nietzsche's writings must be understood in their relation to these circumstances of his life, and as the outcome of a violent revolt against them on the part of an intensely emotional and nervous temperament.
In 1900 Nietzsche's Briefe began to be published.
In him we may trace the influence of Nietzsche's philosophy (Koldusok, " Beggars "; Vdndorok, " Wanderers ").
Tschaudala (1889) and I hafsbandet (" In the Bond of the Sea," 1890) show the influence of a study of Nietzsche.
Nietzsche, who afterwards, passing from the philosophy of will to the theory of evolution, ended by imagining that the struggle of the will to live produces the survival of the fittest, that is, the right of the strongest and the will to exercise power, which by means of selection may hereafter issue in a new species of superior man - the Uebermensch.Advertisement
John Tanner (Juan Tenor) is a voluble exponent of Schopenhauer and Nietzsche, who finally falls a victim to the life force in Ann.
With all these faults, and in spite of a terrible vulgarity of mind, an absence of humour, and a boundless confidence in the philosophy of Nietzsche, Strindberg is a writer of very remarkable power and unquestionable originality.
Perhaps the one European thinker who has carried evolutionary principles in ethics to their logical conclusion is Friedrich Nietzsche.
Almost any system of morality or immorality might find some justification in Nietzsche's writings, which are extraordinarily chaotic and full of the wildest exaggerations.
Yet it has been a true instinct which has led popular opinion as testified to by current literature to find in Nietzsche the most orthodox exponent of Darwinian ideas in their application to ethics.Advertisement
Thus, though incidentally there is much to be learned from Nietzsche, especially from his criticism of the ethics of pessimism, or from the strictures he passes upon the negative morality of extreme asceticism or quietism, his system inevitably provides its own refutation.
Men desire strength or power not as ends but as means to ends beyond them; Nietzsche is most convincing when the Ubermensch is left undefined.
Hegel and Nietzsche had glimmerings of the idea, but it is described very fully and simply in the Book of Wisdom or Folly.
A lot of trouble there, trying to state Nietzsche ' s position with minimum inelegance.
Nietzsche dared to look into the abyss of modern nihilism.Advertisement
Similarly the cynical contempt which Nietzsche shows for morality and the conventional virtues is counterbalanced by the theory of the 0bermensch, 'the highest type of manhood.
Revolt against the whole civilized environment in which he was brought up is the keynote of Nietzsche's literary career.
Finally, the conceptions of strength, power and masterfulness by which Nietzsche attempts to determine his own moral ideal, become, when examined, as relative and unsatisfactory as other criteria of moral action said to be deduced from evolutionary principles.
With all due respect to Nietzsche, we have looked long into the Abyss, but the Abyss has not looked back into us.
If you like having sore muscles at the end of a day or working a job that requires little of your mental capacity so you can contemplate Nietzsche, hey, more power to you.Advertisement
With a wristlet you can afford to leave your portable Nietzsche reader at home.