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Will to power : the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche

Author: Robert C Solomon; Kathleen Marie Higgins; Teaching Company.
Publisher: Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., ©1999.
Series: Great courses (DVD)
Edition/Format:   DVD video   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Professors Robert Solomon and Kathleen Higgins help the user discover the heart and mind of this systematically unsystematic philosopher. Each lecture focuses on the specific ideas that preoccupied Nietzsche, while tracing the profound themes that give shape and meaning to his philosophy. These themes form the foundation of modern humanistic culture.
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Named Person: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert C Solomon; Kathleen Marie Higgins; Teaching Company.
ISBN: 1565856996 9781565856998 9791565856997
OCLC Number: 52994329
Notes: "Course Number 415: 24 lectures (30 minutes/lecture)."
Performer(s): Instructed by Robert Solomon and Kathleen Higgins.
Description: 4 videodiscs (180 min. each) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 2 course guides (22 cm).
Details: DVD.
Contents: pt. 1. (discs 1-2) (lectures 1-12). Why read Nietzsche? His life, times, works and themes ; Quashing the rumors about Nietzsche ; Fusion of philosophy & psychology ; "God is dead", Nietzsche & Christianity ; Nietzsche & the Greeks ; "Why the Greeks were so beautiful", Nietzsche on tragedy ; Nietzsche and Schopenhauer on pessimism ; Nietzsche, Jesus, Zarathustra ; Nietzsche on reason, instinct, and passion ; Nietzsche's style and the problem of truth ; Nietzsche on truth and interpretation ; "Become who you are", Freedom, fate & free will --
pt. 2. (discs 3-4) (lectures 13-24). Nietzsche as moral psychologist: love, resentment, and pity ; Nietzsche on love ; Nietzsche and women ; Nietzsche's "top ten" ; Nietzsche on history and evolution ; What is nihilism? The problem of asceticism ; Ranking of values --
morality and modernity ; Nietzsche's "immoralism", virtue, self, and selfishness ; On the genealogy of morals, master and slave morality ; Resentment, revenge, and justice ; Will to power and the Übermensch ; Eternal recurrence, Nietzsche says "yes!" to life.
Series Title: Great courses (DVD)
Other Titles: Philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche
Responsibility: taught by Robert C. Solomon and Kathleen Higgins.

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Professors Robert Solomon and Kathleen Higgins help the user discover the heart and mind of this systematically unsystematic philosopher. Each lecture focuses on the specific ideas that preoccupied Nietzsche, while tracing the profound themes that give shape and meaning to his philosophy. These themes form the foundation of modern humanistic culture.

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