Friedrich Nietzsche

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  • Friedrich Nietzsche: Master Morality And Religion

    I want to start off by saying that Friedrich Nietzsche was one of the more complicated philosophers that I ever had pleasure of studying. What I took away from Friedrich Nietzsche opinions on the death of God is that he was referring to the declining belief and respect for God or religion in general. Nietzsche felt that with the loss of religion the west would lose its distinctive cultural identity. Friedrich Nietzsche was not a big fan of Christianity to say the least, but he still understood its importance and its benefits to the culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, in my humble opinion had a strange outlook on morality. Nietzsche divides morality into two separate parts, Master Morality and Slave Morality. Master morality having its beginning…

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  • Friedrich Nietzsche And Slave Morality

    as a philosopher. His name is Friedrich Nietzsche. He attacked morality, especially Christianity by considering a convenient tool used between groups to extend control over each other. Nietzsche’s notion of power placed him as one of the most assertive philosopher in criticizing morality. He did not know how much his ideas would travel through time and space. He did not realize either, that his critics would bring to light an intrinsically undercover value system. After rejecting, suffering…

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  • The Genealogy Of Morality By John Stuart Mill And Friedrich Nietzsche

    artistic career. Not only did he quit his job, he left his wife and five children to travel to Tahiti and immerse himself in the culture. While he found great success in his endeavors, inspiring many other artists and solidifying himself as one of the most prominent artists of all time, he did not know that things would turn out this way. In this paper I will be drawing on John Stuart Mill and Friedrich Nietzsche’s differing opinions on moral theory as well as my own interpretation of the event.…

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  • Friedrich Nietzsche And Thomas Hobbes: What It Means To Be Human

    There are many competing notions regarding what it means to be human. As humans, we strive to get the most of this life, thus to live “the good life”. The question arises, what type of life brings us the greatest meaning? Many philosophers and thinkers have tried to answer this, and have composed strikingly different conceptions. Some of the most notable thinkers are Friedrich Nietzsche and Thomas Hobbes. Both try to provide the most accurate representation of the human being. Through…

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  • Nietzsche's Criticism Of American Philosophy

    Cultural critic and German philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, in “Section I: On the Prejudices of Philosophers,” Nietzsche starts by criticizing at numerous philosophical concepts that originated from respected philosophers that made an influence to the branches of philosophy (Epistemology, Metaphysics, Ethics, and etcetera). However, one should consider that Nietzsche’s criticisms are not based out of randomness, instead to determine which philosopher holds the strongest argument. For instance,…

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  • Contemplation Is Dying

    a while among many professionals. Some believe that it is helping humans become more advanced and bettering humanity. But, is it possible that google is truly creating a less intelligent human being? Nicholas Carr thinks so, in the article “Is Google Making Us Stupid?” Nicholas carr uses an example of when Friedrich Nietzsch bought a typewriter. This is showing how even before google, new technology was changing people and their thought process. This example is prominent in showing that…

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  • Nietzsche On The Genealogy Of Morals Analysis

    The German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche’s book On the Genealogy of Morals covers three different themes in its text. The first topic is morality. The second topic is punishment. The third topic is power. Based off of these topics there are different arguments that stem from them. First in morality Nietzsche argues that there is a slave revolt that means to change ones perception of what is or is not good. Second in the punishment theme Nietzsche argues that there are various kinds of…

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  • Nietzsche The Madman Analysis

    The author Friedrich Nietzsche in his text (“The Madman”, 1882) used a narrative to prove a point. To be more specific he wanted to show or demonstrate to people how bad was the status of religion and of faith in Europe around his time (1882-1887) the time when he was publishing “The Gay Science”. The story started with a man who is described as a “madman”. The madman begins by entering a marketplace and starts to shout loudly “I seek God! I seek God!” He then encounters a group of people in the…

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  • Friedrich Nietzsche's On The Genealogy Of Moral

    and wrong as well as 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…

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  • Thomas Nagel's Mortal Questions

    The works of Nietzsche are not composed of any writing longer than a handful of pages, instead each book is composed of hundreds of short writings, ranging from a sentence to a few pages. These short writings are then only organized loosely by topic, but often times jump from topic to topic as if pursuing a jovial butterfly of thought. Although this style of writing would appear to support easy citations, as a person could select a single passage without having to remove it, surgically, from…

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