Essays Tagged: "Birth of Tragedy"

Friedrich Nietzche regarding his theory 'God is dead'.

sche proclaimed, "God is dead", it echoed around the whole world. His most famous works include The Birth of Tragedy, Ecce Homo, Beyond Good and Evil, Human, All Too Human, The Gay Science, and A Gene ... influenced him. Nietzsche studies philosophy a great deal and in January of 1872, he published The Birth of Tragedy, which is received with much controversy. In 1878, he publishes Human, All-Too-Huma ...

(8 pages) 194 1 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

"Theory is created at the expense of Art". Does this statement present an accurate description of the central claim advanced by Nietzsche's Birth of Tragedy?

To argue that Birth of Tragedy has a central claim; "theory is created at the expense of art", is to attempt to re ... nable assertion made by Nietzsche. That said there are a myriad of other premises and claims within Birth of Tragedy that cannot simply be ignored. Moreover, our difficulties are compounded when we se ... ords themselves but in a profound contemplation and survey of the play as a whole"To gain access to Birth of Tragedy, to define its claims and to locate their relationship we must not, of course, igno ...

(10 pages) 80 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Nietzsche : The Father of Existentialism?

n October 15, 1844, to Father Karl Nietzshe and Mother Nicholeta Nietzsche (his mother died in childbirth). Nietzsche's birthday coincided with Freidrich Wilhelm IV's, so his farther named Nietzsche a ... tzsche was just four, his father died of a serious brain ailment, and since his mother died in childbirth, Nietzsche and his remaining family members moved to nearby Naumburg an der Saale to live with ...

(7 pages) 114 0 3.5 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy


with art critique than on philosophy. Nietzsche's first book was written in 1872, and is called The Birth of Tragedy. This book was Nietzsche's examination of the Dionysian conception of existence. Th ... ing presuppositions which were the foundations of the coherence of Greek culture" (Strong: 35). The Birth of Tragedy was used by Nietzsche to not only explain the situation of Greek culture, but to re ...

(10 pages) 43 0 4.5 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Fantacy Or Reality

and I have given no undocumented assistance on the assignment to others." Friedrich Nietzsche, The Birth Of Tragedy From The Spirit Of Music Oxford English Dictionary

(5 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Baudelaire and Nietzsche.

essor of philosophy when he was only 24 years old. In 1872, Nietzsche published his first book, The Birth of Tragedy. However, his colleagues within his field expressed little enthusiasm for the work. ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 May/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy