Essay on `` Beyond Good And Evil `` By Friedrich Nietzsche

1378 Words Dec 12th, 2016 6 Pages
To truly comprehend works of Friedrich Nietzsche, one must speak only in riddles and think constructively of confusing contradictions. This is to reflect exactly how Nietzsche thought and wrote philosophy himself: paradoxically. A fine example, within one his works, Beyond Good and evil, a completely nonsensical book that seems to number Nietzsche’s thoughts as they arrived, “One MUST repay good and ill; but why just to the person who did us good or ill?” (42). A rather roundabout way to assert the idea that one should do good things regardless of what has been done onto that an individual and also forgive the notion of revenge. Whatever the case, he is often remarked as a beautiful poet and proprietor of several rather significant ideas such as: Will to Power, Übermensch, Amor fati, and most notably, Nihilism, a rejection of absolute values and truths. Nihilism is categorized into four main separates being: Epistemological, political, existential, and ethical, with ethical often being the one most associated with Nietzsche (Nihilism). He was an overwhelming brilliant intellectual with a calm soft-spoken voice that always spewed ideas that were not fully appreciated in his era; it was only a few hundred years later that philosophers, and anyone involved in philology, religion, and science, full grasped how wide his influence spanned. In fact, the scope of his prominent philosophy, Nihilism, has always been a keen yet subtle facet of art, in this the sense that power and its…

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