Category Archives: Nietzsche

How to Test Whether Life is Worth Living (Test Two: The Recurrence Test)

In part one, I went through Smuts’ article on certain tests on what makes life worth living. I went through Camus’ Suicide Test and showed Smut’s argument on why it fails. In this post, I’ll look into the second test … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Affirmation of Life: Nietzsche on Overcoming Nihilism by Bernard Reginster

This is a book review that I did for my Nietzsche class this past semester.  Since I’ve been reviewing books on this blog, I thought I’d share this book review on here as well.  I’ve got questions that are interspersed … Continue reading

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Various Philosophers on Erotic Love, Flirting and Marriage

As many of you know, my specialty within philosophy is the philosophy of sex and love.  Many people have asked me what sort of readings are there about that topic?  Well, below are readings, speeches, and ideas to this wonderful … Continue reading

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Have No Fear, a Nietzschian Diet Comes Your Way

I love the Onion News.  Read the new diet here.

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Great Line from a Great Philosopher

Reading some Nietzsche and came across a line I really like from his Beyond Good and Evil at the end of section 187: [M]oralities are also only a sign language of the feelings. Concise but powerful.

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My most Influential Philosophers

I wanted to get a clear view of what philosophers have influenced me the most.  What ideas do I take, and how have they affected me in my life?  Here they are in order: 1.  Arthur Schopenhauer.  He was known … Continue reading

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On Discovering Nietzsche’s Values

One of my professors from Utah State University has come up with an interesting thought experiment of discovering Nietzsche’s values.  I think it’s pretty good.  If you want to read go to the site to see other comments made on … Continue reading

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