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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

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beyond-good-and-evil-friedrich-nietzscheSpeaker, Part 9ife simply is will to power.Sources: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy,Nietzsche: A Very Short Introduction by Michael TannerCopyright © 2017 Course Hero, Inc.LaughterSignifies joyfully sayingYes to the horrorand wonder of lifeMirrorRepresents a mind free of preconceptionsMasksSymbolize how philosophers must both reveal andconceal the truthSymbolsFather of analytic psychology; used Nietzsches “mythsto develop a theory of universal archetypesCarl Gustav JungTheologian; used Nietzsches ideas about will to develop concepts about leading a heroic lifeMartin BuberPhilosopher; used Nietzsches concept of overman(a man who lives by his own values) to develop his ideasMartin HeideggerFather of psychoanalysis; built on Nietzsches ideas about repressed drives in the unconscious mindSigmund FreudIntellectual DescendantsA prophet ahead of his time, Nietzsche offered a clear-sighted, ruthless critique of Western morality and religion that made him a key, influential forefather of modern thinking. He influenced philosophy and the arts and social sciences. He also helped lay the foundation for the psychological understanding of the unconscious mind.FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE1844–1900AuthorChristian, democratic ideals make people harmless but impose total conformity.The Herd MoralityThe essence of existence is to grow, spread, influence, dominate, and overcome.Will to PowerThere is no objective truth—only many perspectives reflecting many agendas.PerspectivismEuropean morality is based on life-denying Platonism and Christianity;it is time to go beyond good and evil” to clear a path for the higher person. Philosophers and free spirits must use their originality to create new values, unlike mere scholars who regurgitate received truths.”Every Opinion aHideout, EveryWord a MaskTHEMESGermanOriginal Language1886Year PublishedFriedrich NietzscheAuthorBeyond Goodand EvilPhilosophyNonfiction

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