By Nietzsche, Friedrich; Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm; Santaniello, Weaver; Nietzsche, Friedrich
Combining biography and a cautious research of Nietzsche's writings from 1844-1900, this publication explores Nietzsche's critique of Christianity, Judaism, and antisemitism. the 1st a part of the ebook is anxious with mental elements and biographical components. half specializes in the moral and political facets of Nietzsche's perspectives as provided in his mature writings: Thus Spoke Zarathustra, towards the family tree of Morals, and the Antichrist.
"The chronological technique enlightens Nietzsche's constructing perspectives towards Jews. The thus far missed topic of Jewish-Christian family in nineteenth-century Germany in connection with Nietzsche's idea is illuminated and curiously mentioned. the subject is essential for Nietzsche reviews and critical for figuring out the highbrow, political, and historic different types that pre-existed in Germany within the 19th century." -- Jacob Golomb, The Hebrew college of Jerusalem
"The existential-vital appropriation of Nietzsche's paintings is a fascinating and a fresh substitute to many modern analyses of Nietzsc he. The booklet strains many of the roots of twentieth-century German philosophical connections with Nazism and responses to Judaism, a subject of a lot fresh curiosity, specially relating to Heidegger' s philosophy and politics. With the growth in Nietzsche scholarship during the last decade or so, this ebook is a so much great addition to the field." -- James P. Cadello, Regis college
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These years constitute what is generally regarded as Nietzsche's positivistic phase, wherein he is particularly concerned with how higher human attributes and characteristics evolve out of the lower. '" And the breakup with Wagner also tormented him. In 1880, two years after the break, Nietzsche confessed that he "suffered horribly" from the loss of human affection: 29 30 NIETZSCHE, GOD, AND THE JEWS Nothing, for example, can replace Wagner's, which the past few years have taken away from me. How often I dream of him, and always as he was in the time of our intimacy ....
I belong to you both from the heart. We shall see each other from time to time, won't we? Don't forget that as of this year I'm suddenly low on affection, and hence very much in need of it. Write me ... about what ... " The following month, after brooding over the ~ummcr events and coming to the realization that he had lost Salome and his longtime friendship with Ree, Nietzsche fled to Italy in bitter anger and disappointment. He trusted no one. " And even if some emotional disturbance should happen to drive me to suicide, there wouldn't be all that much to mourn ....
80 It is clear that Wagner, who served as a father figure to Nietzsche, was an object of worship who fulfilled Nietzsche's highly emotional need for a male mentor. "1 Nietzsche's tendency to liberate himself from "externals," including family, friends, mentors, society, religion, and God(s) was formulated during his early years and became even more excessive as time went on. Nietzsche's discomfort, as well as his intense desire, to create substantial intimate relationships perhaps arose from an overwhelming fear that significant persons would ultimately forsake him, as did his father.
Nietzsche, God, and the Jews : his critique of Judeo-Christianity in relation to the Nazi myth by Nietzsche, Friedrich; Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm; Santaniello, Weaver; Nietzsche, Friedrich