Essays Tagged: "Gay Science"

Friedrich Nietzche regarding his theory 'God is dead'.

mous works include The Birth of Tragedy, Ecce Homo, Beyond Good and Evil, Human, All Too Human, The Gay Science, and A Genealogy of Morals, in which he questions traditional thinking, religion, music, ... s, to even his descent into madness. Nietzsche is most famous for his quote "God is dead", from The Gay Science, which to many is a rejection of traditional and classical views regarding the way man's ...

(8 pages) 194 1 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Science versus religion from a Friedrich Nietzche perspective "God is dead"

of science, however, many are beginning to question this belief. Friedrich Nietzsche quotes in The Gay Science that "Gods decompose. God is dead. And we have killed him". (section 125) Perhaps scienc ... hem. Friedrich Nietzsche, a German philosopher, debunked many of these mysteries. In this book, The Gay Science, Nietzsche tells the world that "God is dead", meaning that since God can no longer be b ...

(6 pages) 144 0 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Descartes's evil demon hypothesis, descartes and galileo's distinction between appearance and reality; Nietzsche's "History of an Error"

n" is controlling the world, causing an altered reality, and creating somewhat of a "matrix".In The Gay Science, Nietzsche argues for perspectivism. This is the view that human beings, in some fundame ...

(3 pages) 95 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Writers since enlightment against the church

ile blocking the generation of stronger individuals and a more vigorous society and culture. In The Gay Science he said "Whither is God," he cried. "I shall tell you. We have killed him - you and I. A ...

(2 pages) 43 0 2.3 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

What does Nietzsche mean by the Eternal Return? Explore with reference to Thus Spoke Zarathustra.

nce of the same'. What is the Eternal Return? Nietzsche's ideas on the concept appear first in 'The Gay Science':The greatest weight: - What if some day or night a demon were to steal after you into y ... ecoming a Superman and embracing the Eternal Recurrence lead?In both Thus Spoke Zarathustra and the Gay Science, the idea of recurrence is insinuated rather than propounded, this despite the fact that ...

(13 pages) 101 0 2.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

The Life & Philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche: Timeline

Born: 1844. Rocken, GermanyDied: 1900. Weimar, GermanyMajor Works: The Gay Science (1882),Thus Spoke Zarathustra (1883-1885),Beyond Good & Evil (1886),On the Genealogy ...

(7 pages) 79 0 4.3 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy


on of Nietzsche's Parable of The Madman also utilising contextualising sections of Nietzsche's 'The Gay Science' (1882). Nietzsche begins with a madman in a market place, 'crying incessantly: 'I seek ... f loss of faith, but unaware of the consequences of the death of god. [1: Nietzsche, Friedrick, The Gay Science (Cambridge University Press: 2001). ][2: Ibid][3: Ibid][4: Daniel Neisess, 'Do We Need a ...

(8 pages) 3 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy