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Friedrich Nietzsche

(1844—1900) German philosopher

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Nietzsche, Friedrich

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The Oxford Companion to German Literature (3 ed.)

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2005
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(Röcken nr. Lützen, 1844–1900, Weimar),

a pastor's son, showed remarkable gifts at an early age. He was at Bonn

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The Oxford Guide to Literature in English Translation

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2006
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The work of Friedrich Nietzsche presents a special problem in translation, given its reliance on a large range of poetic

Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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German philosopher who rejected Christianity and the prevailing morality of his time and emphasized people's freedom to create their own

Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm

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Richard Schacht

The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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2005
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(1844–1900). German philosopher and critic par excellence. A classical philologist by training and academic profession, Nietzsche's philosophical efforts—deriving chiefly from ... More
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The Oxford Companion to the Mind (2 ed.)

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2006
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(1844–1900). Born at Röcken, Saxony, and brought up the son of a Lutheran pastor, he was a brilliant undergraduate at Bonn and Leipzig; and accepted the professorship of ... More
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The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature

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2010
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In a now famous article written in 1967, Lynn White, Jr. traced the roots of our present ecological crisis

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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German philosopher, poet, and amateur composer. Prof. of classical philology, Basle Univ. 1869–79. Distinguished between ‘Romantic’ and ‘Dionysian’ in music. Friend and ardent disciple of ... More
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Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

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2008
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Art & Architecture, Philosophy
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To treat the thought of the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, this entry comprises five essays: Survey of Thought Nietzsche, Schopenhauer,

Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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2003
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(1844–1900).

Philosopher and literary figure who, although German, preferred to be called a ‘European’. He indicted Christianity as

Nietzsche, Friedrich (Wilhelm)

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Tim Ashley

The Oxford Companion to Music

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2011
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His influence on 19th- and 20th-century thought has been profound. He first met Wagner in 1868 and under his influence wrote ...

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