Questions tagged [friedrich-nietzsche]

Questions about the works of the German philosopher, philologist, cultural critic and poet Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844 – 1900) and his life as a writer. He is best known for philosophical works such as 'Thus Spoke Zarathustra', 'Human, All Too Human', 'Beyond Good and Evil' and 'Untimely Meditations'. Use this tag with the tag [german-literature].

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Nietzsche: It is improbable that you are not mistaken: double negative

In Beyond Good and Evil, chapter 1, #16, Nietzsche is criticizing idealism, and he says: He who ventures to answer these metaphysical questions at once by an appeal to a sort of intuitive perception, ...
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What was Nietzsche's influence on Miroslav Krleža?

Miroslav Krleža was one of the most important 20th-century Croatian authors. The Wikipedia article about him lists several influences on his work, including "key authors like (...) Nietzsche"...
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If I find a book by Nietzsche, how do I know if it's Friedrich's original work, and not work that was edited by his nazi sister, Elisabeth?

Background I've been getting into philosophy lately, and I've been wanting to read some of Nietzsche's work. But history has it that after his mental decline, and subsequent death, his sister became ...
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Why was Thus Spake Zarathustra translated into Early Modern English?

I am currently reading The Power by Naomi Alderman, and I find that the author writes some sentences in Early Modern English such as She maketh a channel for the thunderbolt and setteth a path for ...
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