Friedrich Engels

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  • What Is Zarathustra's Response To The Wanderer And Shadow?

    The Wanderer and Shadow and the Magician had near the same response when they were questioned. Zarathustra went to the Wanderer and Shadow telling them that they cannot be free if they are idolizing the Ass. He questions the Wanderer and Shadow in how they express how much they are free. However, the Wanderer and Shadow stood by the Ugliest Man (the one who killed God) saying that he brought God back. The next one to be on the questioning block is the clever magician. Zarathustra believes that…

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  • Similarities Between Nietzsche And Sartre

    Philosophy is plagued by problem of split of theoretical and practical ideas. Just because it makes sense and works with variables held constant, or simplified models Ceterus Paribus. This truly manifests in the transition to the real world where things are not so simply, application of theoreticals never work the way they are intended. Both Nietzsche and Sartre suffer in these regards, existentialism is not designed to be fully adopted. What, if any ideas can even survive the conversion from…

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  • Ambiguity In Fyodor Dostoyevsky's Notes From The Underground

    We all are, in a sense between Netflix and work, arbitrary creatures subjugated by society 's “free will” and capitalistic doctrines. Without careful introspection, we overlook the mental distance between our oughts and our wants as we slowly lose control over our lives. Most peoplesee the onslaught of individual will by our highly demanding, hierarchical, and intelligence-oriented society, but are unable to act against it. It is a lost cause, or rather a triumphant one, that despite scholastic…

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  • Friedrich Nietzsche's On The Genealogy Of Moral

    good and evil behavior. A German philosopher who researched and examined moral judgments was Friedrich Nietzsche. Friedrich Nietzsche is one of the most influential German philosopher, who contributed greatly to the field of philosophy through his writings. One of his most important piece of work of all time is the “On the Genealogy of Morals.” On the Genealogy of Morals is a three piece essay, where Friedrich Nietzsche encourages us to use new set of philosophical tools and disregard the old…

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  • Platonic Symbolism In The Great Gatsby

    gives a good deal of insight into the character of Gatsby — him seeming to be a very popular and successful man from a questionable background is revealed to have come into effect from being a calculated, perfected idea. Man, as German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche proposed, is something to be surpassed. Gatz had determined the concept for whom he would be, and this…

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  • Nietzsche On Abortion Essay

    abortion. Most everyone has his or her own opinion for why he or she thinks abortion is moral or immoral. This paper is going to address how three important philosophers would view abortion. The three philosophers that are going to be addressed are Friedrich Nietzsche, Aristotle, and last but not least John Stuart Mill. It is important to note that these three philosophers are not living today. Therefore, their views are conducted based off what they…

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  • Master And Slave Morality In Nietzsche's Beyond Good And Evil

    Master and slave morality is a prominent theme in Nietzsche’s work Beyond Good and Evil. Master morality is an attitude of being to moral and appalling, respectively. Slave morality is an attitude which holds to the standard of that which is beneficial to the weak or powerless. Besides the differences, there are also similarities between them, including using this relationship as an undertake to getting to the basis of what it means to be “good” or “bad” and both types of morality being equally…

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  • My Experience Of My Life In Bangkok, Thailand

    In Bangkok, Thailand, I faced several prejudices mostly because I was poor. Back in my country, the families had to pay for their children’s education. So those that born into the families of doctors, lawyers, entrepreneurs, politician, and other high paying occupation get to go to the “fancy” school. Growing up in a family of single mom who sell insurance and second hand clothing for a living did not help me much in school. No money mean no future in Thailand. One cannot be successful in life…

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  • The Importance Of Nihilism In Grendel

    “Everything in the world displeases me: but, above all, my displeasure in everything displeases me,” said Friedrich Nietzsche a German Philosopher. This German philosopher believed in nihilism, which is a philosophy that rejects all religious and moral principles, often in the belief that life is meaningless. This perspective on the world is continued, in the novel Grendel, by John Gardner, as the main character Grendel goes through different philosophies, from solipsism to nihilism. Grendel…

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  • Jean Paul Sartre Analysis

    Both Jean Paul-Sartre and Friedrich Nietzsche are considered as existentialists whose philosophies share some important characteristics. Although Sartre illustrates how to make a truly moral decision, and Nietzsche presents how to become a true individual, they both make an attempt to replace traditional morality with their belief of authenticity. “You’re free, choose, that is, invent” said Sartre, showing his idea on how he thinks we should make decisions. In this essay, I will compare the…

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