Friedrich Nietzsche

Decent Essays
Improved Essays
Superior Essays
Great Essays
Brilliant Essays
    Page 1 of 50 - About 500 Essays
  • Great Essays

    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 diseases and having loss of his family, Nietzsche realized that the 19th European time surrounding society was using moral for its own convenience. Those individuals suffering in pain had to ‘man it up’ and continue struggling for the sake of a hypocritical society. Nietzsche describes morality as a battle between the strong to keep control over the weak, and the organized weak against the strong. His concept of…

    • 1599 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Great Essays
  • Improved Essays

    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…

    • 388 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Great Essays

    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.…

    • 1098 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Great Essays
  • Superior Essays

    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…

    • 1459 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Superior Essays
  • Great Essays

    Nietzsche Outline

    • 1494 Words
    • 6 Pages

    Ubermensch, Eternal Recurrence Friedrich Nietzsche’s Philosophy Introduction How many of you have seen the movies Groundhogs Day, Devil’s Advocate or Fight club? These great films all have occurrences of Nietzsche’s philosophies in them that I am going to discuss today. Growing up I always loved philosophy, the idea of deep thinking, asking questions, just plain wondering about the world around me. I had a burning desire to learn as much as…

    • 1494 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Great Essays
  • Improved Essays

    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,…

    • 259 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    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…

    • 653 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Contemplation Is Dying

    • 787 Words
    • 4 Pages

    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…

    • 787 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Superior Essays

    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…

    • 1221 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Superior Essays
  • Great Essays

    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…

    • 1651 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Great Essays
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 50