Friedrich Nietzsche: life and philosophy


Embark on an intellectual journey into the profound and challenging world of 'Friedrich Nietzsche: Life and Philosophy'. This course offers a comprehensive exploration of Nietzsche's revolutionary ideas that reshaped modern thinking. Discover his early life, the personal struggles that influenced his thoughts, and delve into his major works like 'Thus Spoke Zarathustra', 'Beyond Good and Evil', and 'The Genealogy of Morals'. Examine key concepts such as the 'will to power', 'eternal recurrence', and the 'Übermensch', and their impact on contemporary philosophy, psychology, and culture. Understand the controversies surrounding his works, the criticisms he faced, and his undying influence on 20th and 21st-century philosophers, writers, and artists. Whether you're a philosophy aficionado, a literature student, or simply curious about one of history's most influential thinkers, this course is tailored to give you an in-depth look at Nietzsche's complex legacy. Keywords: Friedrich Nietzsche, philosophy course, modern philosophy, key concepts, major works, intellectual history, Nietzschean thought, existentialism, postmodern philosophy.

What you will learn

By completing this course, learners will gain a comprehensive understanding of Friedrich Nietzsche's life and philosophy, including his key concepts, major works, controversies, and lasting influence on modern thought.

Course program

Friedrich Nietzsche's Early Life and Background
Nietzsche's Personal and Health Struggles
Formation of Nietzsche's Philosophical Ideas
Key Philosophical Concepts
Nietzsche's Major Works
Controversies and Criticisms
Nietzsche's Influence on 20th and 21st Century Thought