Friedrich nietzsche has been one of the most influential and misunderstood philosophers of the modern era (his influence in the twentieth century has been greater than his influence in the late nineteenth century) nietzsche was critical of the traditions that had most influenced western. Friedrich nietzsche a view upheld by his sister elizabeth who acknowledged that, in spite of his hostile remarks towards christianity, nietzsche had a great admiration for the nietzsche's writing is full of such paradoxes, an 'atheist' who acknowledges the importance of god and a 'nihilist' who in the. Friedrich nietzsche delphi complete works of friedrich nietzsche (illustrated): friedrich nietzsche, delphi classics i condemn christianity i bring against the christian church the most terrible of all accusations that an accuser has ever had in his mouth.
Christianity as antiquity-- when we hear the ancient bells growling on a sunday morning we ask ourselves: is it really possible this, for a jew christianity was from the beginning, essentially and fundamentally, life's nausea and disgust with life, merely concealed behind, masked by, dressed up as. Or a small underground hostility and rancour towards christianity (and plato), which perhaps has never once managed to cross the threshold of consciousness or even a lecherous taste for what is odd or painfully paradoxical, for what in existence is questionable and ridiculous or finally—a bit of.
Friedrich nietzsche (1844-1900) is considered as being one of the most important and original thinkers in the history of western thought god is dead but nietzsche turned his back on the unknown one he became one of the most significant critics of religion in general, and christianity in particular. Friedrich nietzsche (1844-1900) was a german atheistic, nihilistic philosopher whose work set a foundation for the existentialist movement of the 1900s nietzsche went mad and suffered a mental breakdown, from which he never recovered. Christianity, pacifism and democracy have one thing in common: they are based on weak values of a slave morality the solution looks at the work of friedrich nietzsche, the influential german philosopher from the late 19th century who openly challenged the foundations of christianity and.
In his book the anti-christ, nietzsche fights against how christianity has become an ideology set forth by institutions like churches, and how nietzsche went beyond agnostic and atheistic thinkers of the enlightenment, who simply regarded christianity as untrue he claimed that the apostle paul may. Portrait of friedrich nietzsche, 1882 it is speculated that much of his works during this time were altered and conceptualized through her views she became a strong advocate of adolf hitler and his views, who attended her funeral in 1935, and she was responsible for her brother's false image as. Friedrich wilhelm nietzsche born on october 15, 1844 in röcken bei lützen, prussian saxony he was a spending a lot of his time in germany effected some of his view points because at this time his relativism, both moral and cultural, and his critique of christianity also reach greater maturity. Friedrich nietzsche was one of the most interesting, controversial and possibly clearest thinkers in western history his philosophy still attracts adherents and the curious to this day he is considered one of the fathers of a still-popular philosophical movement called existentialismthat, at the end of the day.
Friedrich nietzsche developed his philosophy during the late 19th century because of nietzsche's evocative style and his often outrageous claims, his philosophy generates passionate reactions his later works involved a sustained attack on christianity and christian morality, and he seemed to be. His teacher friedrich wilhelm ritschl wrote in his letter of reference that nietzsche was so promising that he will simply be able to do anything he wants to do nietzsche is arguably most famous for his criticisms of traditional european moral commitments, together with their foundations in christianity. Nietzsche wrote a great deal about nihilism, but that was due to his concern about its effects on society and culture, not because he advocated nihilism there is a common misconception that the german philosopher friedrich nietzsche was a nihilist. As for christianity, nietzsche first questions the justification of the crucifixion of jesus nietzsche asks: was jesus supposed to die on the cross for nietzsche, life on earth was always the issue his lament over the crucifixion of jesus and his accusations against paul arose from his concern for.
Friedrich nietzsche was born near rocken a small town in the prussian province of saxony, on october 15, 1844 ironically the philosopher who rejected religion and coined the phrase god is dead was descended from a line of respected clergymen nietzsche completed his secondary education at. My view is that people who accept evola straight out aren't living in the modern world that's not a criticism it's a description of where they are but there will be people who go to nietzsche and thus spake zarathustra, which is really a semi- or pseudo-religious text, is not enough and they'll. Friedrich wilhelm nietzsche was born on october 15, 1844, on the forty-ninth birthday of his namesake, the prussian king friedrich wilhelm nietzsche was descended from lutheran ministers his paternal grandfather, friedrich august ludwig nietzsche, was a distinguished protestant scholar.