Explore Nietzsche's unorthodox but compelling vision of ancient Greek culture and its radical implications for philosophy.
"Nietzsche's Greeks: The Birth of Tragedy" begins Tuesday, July 5 at the Goethe-Institut New York! Course is capped at 20 students. For more information and to enroll:
The challenge begins with how to pronounce his name: the first bit should sound like 'knee', the second like 'cha': 'kneecha'. Then we need to get past some of his extraordinarily provocative statements: 'What doesn't kill me makes me stronger'; 'God is dead! And we have killed him'; and his large moustache.
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Beyond Good and Evil confirmed Nietzsche’s position as the towering European philosopher of his age. The work dramatically rejects the tradition of Western thought with its notions of truth and God, good and evil...
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term contradicts itself: whatever can be common always has little value. In the end it must be as it is and always has been: great things remain for the great, abysses for the profound, nuances and shudders for the refined and, in brief, all that is rare for the rare.”
--Frederich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil