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  Friedrich Nietzsche - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Friedrich Nietzsche was born on October 15, 1844, in the small town of Röcken, near Leipzig, in the then Prussian province of Saxony.
Nietzsche's parents, Carl Ludwig (1813 – 1849), a Lutheran pastor and former teacher, and Franziska Oehler (1826 – 1897), married in 1843.
Nietzsche encountered the idea of the eternal recurrence in the works of Heinrich Heine, who speculated that one day a person would be born with the same thought-processes as himself, and that the same applied to every other individual.
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 Friedrich Nietzsche
Friedrich Nietzsche was a German philosopher of the late 19th century who challenged the foundations of traditional morality and Christianity.
Nietzsche refers to this higher mode of being as "superhuman" (übermenschlich), and associates the doctrine of eternal recurrence -- a doctrine for only the healthiest who can love life in its entirety -- with this spiritual standpoint, in relation to which all-too-often downhearted, all-too-commonly-human attitudes stand as a mere bridge to be crossed and overcome.
Nietzsche became especially influential in French philosophical circles during the 1960's-1980's, when his "God is dead" declaration, his perspectivism, and his emphasis upon power as the real motivator and explanation for people's actions revealed new ways to challenge established authority and launch effective social critique.
plato.stanford.edu /entries/nietzsche   (4711 words)

 Friedrich Nietzsche - Wikipedy
Friedrich Nietzsche (15 oktober 1844, Röcken - 25 augustus 1900, Weimar) is in ferneamd Dútsk filosoof en filolooch.
Friedrich Nietzsche, folút Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, waard berne yn Röcken, súdwest fan Leipzig.
Nietzsche studearre filology en rekke sa betrouwd mei de klassyke literatuer.
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Friedrich Nietzsche born as the son of a Lutheran pastor and a devout hausfrau.
Nietzsche called the composer "Old Minotaur." In History of Western Philosophy Bertrand Russell remarked: "Nietzsche's superman is very like Siegfried, except that he knows Greek." By the end of the decade, Nietzsche became interested in the French enlightenment, which ended in 1878 his friendship with Wagner.
In a note entitled 'Anti-Darwin' Nietzsche stated that "man as a species is not progressing." He substituted the ordinary conception of progress for a doctrine of eternal recurrence, and stressed the positive power of heroic suffering.
brainmeta.com /personality/nietzsche.php   (1590 words)

Born the son of a Lutheran pastor in Röcken, Saxony, Friedrich Nietzsche was raised by female relatives after his father's death in 1849.
Nietzsche's mastery of classical literature led to an early academic appointment at Basel and the publication of
From this Nietzsche concluded that traditional philosophy and religion are both erroneous and harmful for human life; they enervate and degrade our native capacity for achievement.
www.philosophypages.com /ph/niet.htm   (433 words)

 Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The son of a clergyman, Nietzsche studied Greek and Latin at Bonn and Leipzig and was appointed to the chair of classical philology at Basel in 1869.
Nietzsche was not a systematic philosopher but rather a moralist who passionately rejected Western bourgeois civilization.
Nietzsche’s thought had widespread influence but was of particular importance in Germany.
www.bartleby.com /65/ni/Nietzsch.html   (345 words)

 Existential Primer: Friedrich Nietzsche
Nietzsche's contribution to existentialism was the idea that men must accept that they are part of a material world, regardless of what else might exist.
Friedrich Nietzsche was born in Röcken, Prussia, on 15 October 1844.
Friedrich's father Karl Ludwig Nietzsche was a tutor in the royal court and was quite pleased by the timing of his son's birth.
www.tameri.com /csw/exist/nietzsche.shtml   (5458 words)

 Nietzsche's The Antichrist
Nietzsche paints a picture of the Jesus of history as being a true evangel, which means that he did not subscribe to the concepts of guilt, punishment, and reward.
Nietzsche argues that this was the life of Jesus and nothing more, and this way of life was the "glad tidings" which he brought.
Nietzsche attributes Paul's efforts to the hatred and ressentiment of the priestly class, and refers to Paul as the "dysangelist," or in other words, the "bringer of ill tidings." After Paul, the life of Jesus had been turned into something completely alien and antithetical to what it actually was.
www.infidels.org /library/modern/travis_denneson/antichrist.html   (3935 words)

 Friedrich Nietzsche - Free Online Library
Friedrich Nietzsche was the son of a Lutheran pastor and a devout hausfrau.
Nietzsche respected that sincere and "genuine Christianity" that he considered "possible in all ages" - but Wagner's Parsifal, with its sickly Christianity, clearly did not seem to him to belong in that category.
In a note, 'Anti-Darwin', Nietzsche stated that "man as a species is not progressing." He substituted the ordinary conception of progress for a doctrine of eternal recurrence, and stressed the positive power of heroic suffering.
nietzsche.thefreelibrary.com   (1626 words)

 Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)
Nietzsche would not have gone for this -- and the small, dark Hitler is certainly no Aryan -- but then many defenders of Nietzsche these days also tend to prefer a communitarian democracy, which means they might have more in common with the Nazis, despite their usual anti-racism, than Nietzsche himself.
Nietzsche didn't know Hitler, but he knew Napoleon, and here we have his judgment "the embodiment of the noble ideal." To be sure, Napoleon wasn't a mass murderer and genocide on a level with Hitler, but then, in Nietzsche's pantheon, it is not clear that this would be in his favor.
Nietzsche acknowledges that in general the Jews wish for assimilation, although this "is perhaps in itself a withdrawing of the Jewish instincts" [p.187].
www.friesian.com /nietzsch.htm   (7989 words)

 Friedrich Nietzsche biography philosophy
  Friedrich Nietzsche was born on October 15, 1844, in Röcken, Prussia.
Nietzsche was five years old at the time of his father's death and was raised by his mother in a home that included his grandmother, two maiden aunts, and a sister
   It happened however that, with Nietzsche being affected by his health problems, his "opinions" were often sought from his sister Elisabeth who, in response, tended to introduce a fair amount of her own ideas.
www.age-of-the-sage.org /philosophy/nietzsche.html   (519 words)

 BBC - Radio 4 - In Our Time - Greatest Philosopher - Friedrich Nietzsche
Friedrich Nietzsche's complete rejection of Christianity, with the famous quote "God is dead", led him to be known as a remarkable philosopher in his own right, but also as a progenitor of existentialism.
Nietzsche's argued that the Christian system of faith and worship was not only incorrect, but harmful to society because it allowed the weak to rule the strong - it suppressed the will to power which was the driving force of human character.
However, without God he felt that the future of man might spiral into a society of nihilism, devoid of any meaning; his aim was for man to realise the lack of divine purpose and create his own values.
www.bbc.co.uk /radio4/history/inourtime/greatest_philosopher_friedrich_nietzsche.shtml   (457 words)

 Amazon.com: Friedrich Nietzsche: Books: Curtis Cate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Granted that Nietzsche's thought is necessarily untidy and contradictory, since it is anti-systematic and untraditional, but to expect the reader to understand it by reliving Nietzsche's life puts far too much of a burden on a writer's life.
Nietzsche argued, writes Cate, that "the attention focused on otherworld fantasies had kept human beings from dealing in an honest, healthy way with the everyday realities that are of the most immediate concern to their well-being.
Nietzsche argued that, because of the inexorable advances of science, which, he believed, showed the world to be ungottlich, unmoralisch, and unmenschlich ("non-divine," "non-moral," and "non-human"), Europe was now plunged into a grave spiritual crisis, the crisis of nihilism.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/158567592X?v=glance   (2035 words)

 Amazon.com: The Portable Nietzsche (Viking Portable Library): Books: Friedrich Nietzsche,Walter Kaufmann   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Nietzsche damns, despises and condemns most of the values modern Western nations possess, including, democracy, equality, social justice, pity for the poor and unfortunate etc. I recommend starting with Twilight of the Idols as Nietzsche swiftly and passionately summarizes his values here.
Nietzsche is one of the most brilliant of all philosophical writers, and the epigramatic aphoristical and paradoxical character of his writing makes it often seem more a form of poetry than of philosophy.
Nietzsche's life after this period was a very choppy one - he left the university, claiming illness, and while this developed later to be a true situation, at the time is was probably academic politics and difficulties fitting in with the establishment he was trying to break.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0140150625?v=glance   (2588 words)

 Friedrich Nietzsche
Nietzsche in Turin : An Intimate Biography by Lesley Chamberlain.
More fundamentally, Chamberlain reclaims Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) from cliché, replacing the misogynist, proto-fascist madman of myth with a vulnerable human being--proud, lonely, an avid walker and eater--who questioned all received wisdom in his effort to give men and women their freedom.
Friedrich Nietzsche, his texts in Spanish, extensive commentaries, biography, photos, bibliography and related links.
www.erraticimpact.com /~19thcentury/html/nietzsche.htm   (346 words)

 The Nietzsche Channel: Friedrich Nietzsche: Biographical Timeline
Friedrich Nietzsche born at Röcken in the outskirts of Lützen, province of Saxony to Franziska Nietzsche, née Oehler, and Carl Ludwig Nietzsche, a pastor, who names his son after King Friedrich William IV of Prussia.
Nietzsche's father (age 36) dies of a brain tumor.
Nietzsche's 30th birthday: publication of the third Untimely Meditation: Schopenhauer as Educator.
thenietzschechannel.fws1.com /bio.html   (699 words)

 Friedrich Nietzsche
During his creative years, Nietzsche struggled to bring his writings into print and never doubted that his books would have a lasting cultural affect.
So what counts as a preferable and legitimate action depends upon the kind of person one is. The deciding factor is whether one is strong, healthy, powerful and overflowing with ascending life, or whether one is weak, sick and on the decline.
Nietzsche: An Introduction to the Understanding of His Philosophical Activity.
www.seop.leeds.ac.uk /archives/sum1999/entries/nietzsche   (4533 words)

 Open Directory - Society: Philosophy: Philosophers: N: Nietzsche, Friedrich   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Friedrich Nietzsche Society - The Society, founded in 1990, sponsors a journal and a yearly conference.
The Nietzsche Channel - Collected text in English and German with Nietzsche's music, correspondence and notes.
Nietzsche Lighthouse - Forum and live chat devoted to discussing his life and works.
dmoz.org /Society/Philosophy/Philosophers/N/Nietzsche,_Friedrich   (255 words)

 Friedrich Nietzsche
Lou Andreas-Salomé (1861-1937), the talented and spirited daughter of a Russian army officer, became Nietzsche's most painful love.
I lust after this kind of soul", Nietzsche wrote to her companion Paul Rée; actually he needed a young person around him who is intelligent and educated enough to serve as his assistant.
In Lucerne Andreas-Salomé, Nietzsche and Rée had a photograph taken of themselves, Lou kneeling in a small cart and holding a whip over the two man-team, who are pulling the cart.
www.kirjasto.sci.fi /nietzsch.htm   (2134 words)

 Friedrich Nietzsche - Wikiquote
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (October 15, 1844 – August 25, 1900) was a German philosopher, whose critiques of contemporary culture, religion, and philosophy centered around a basic question regarding the foundation of values and morality.
Note: It is noted here and here that the phrase was first used by Pindar, and was merely re-used by Nietzsche.
Translated: The Church has excommunicated German emperors because of their vices: As if a monk or a priest had a say in what someone like Friedrich II [the Staufer, 1194-1250] may demand of himself.
en.wikiquote.org /wiki/Friedrich_Nietzsche   (5049 words)

 Nietzsche God is dead quote
  Friedrich Nietzsche is notable for having declared that God is dead and for having written several of his works in the presumption that man must find a new mode of being given the demise of God.
  Nietzsche seems to be suggesting that the acceptance of the Death of God will also involve the ending of accepted standards of morality and of purpose.
Without the former and accepted faith based standards society is threatened by a nihilistic situation where peoples lives are not particularly constrained by considerations of morality or particularly guided by any faith related sense of purpose.
www.age-of-the-sage.org /philosophy/friedrich_nietzsche_quotes.html   (837 words)

 Friedrich Nietzsche
"Nietzsche and Society" by John A. Maraski, Jr.
Feminist Interpretations of Friedrich Nietzsche (Re-Reading the Canon)
Friedrich Nietzsche and the Politics of the Soul
www.mythosandlogos.com /Nietzsche.html   (582 words)

 Friedrich Nietzsche Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Welcome to the home page of the Friedrich Nietzsche Society (www.fns.org.uk).
A call for papers will be issued towards the end of the summer.
Nietzsche and Antiquity: His Reaction and Response to the Classical Tradition, ed.
www.fns.org.uk   (102 words)

 FNS: Other Sites of Interest
Jow's Existentialists: Nietzsche (Jens Suckow, University of Cologne)
Nietzsche: The Problem of Autumn (David Farrell Krell and Donald L. Bates, University of Chicago Press)
Friedrich Nietzsche discussion list (Malcolm Brown, Dartmouth College)
www.swan.ac.uk /german/fns/fnslink.htm   (803 words)

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A sublime one saw I today, a solemn one, a penitent of the spirit: Oh, how my soul laughed at his ugliness!
www.thecry.com /existentialism/nietzsche   (327 words)

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