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The Program of Self-Discipline in The Wanderer and His Shadow

Jeremy Fortier

in The Challenge of Nietzsche: How to Approach His Thought

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226679396
eISBN:
9780226679426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226679426.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The publication of Human, All Too Human constituted Nietzsche’s declaration of independence as an author, thinker, and human being. In this work Nietzsche separated himself from his youthful guiding ... More


The Prospects for Self-Knowledge in Ecce Homo and the 1886 Prefaces

Jeremy Fortier

in The Challenge of Nietzsche: How to Approach His Thought

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226679396
eISBN:
9780226679426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226679426.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In Nietzsche's late autobiographical writings he shows that the two major turning-points of his career - Human, All Too Human (which established his ideal of the Free Spirit) and Thus Spoke ... More


Nietzsche's Journey to Sorrento: Genesis of the Philosophy of the Free Spirit

Paolo D'Iorio

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226164564
eISBN:
9780226288659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226288659.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Nietzsche's Journey to Sorrento situates the turning point in Nietzsche's philosophy at the moment of his 1876 sabbatical in Sorrento. Nietzsche traveled to Southern Italy, accompanied by his friends ... More


Walter Hilton: England’s Mystic Theologian

Wolfgang Riehle

in The Secret Within: Hermits, Recluses, and Spiritual Outsiders in Medieval England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451096
eISBN:
9780801470936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451096.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter focuses on Walter Hilton, England's mystic theologian. Walter Hilton is regarded as the actual theologian of English mysticism. His intellectual and literary activity belongs to the last ... More


The Challenge of Nietzsche: How to Approach His Thought

Jeremy Fortier

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226679396
eISBN:
9780226679426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226679426.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Friedrich Nietzsche has been one of the most widely read authors in the world from the time of his death to the present day, as well as one of the most controversial. He has been celebrated as a ... More


Traveling South

Paolo D’Iorio

in Nietzsche's Journey to Sorrento: Genesis of the Philosophy of the Free Spirit

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226164564
eISBN:
9780226288659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226288659.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter follows Nietzsche's path as he travels to Sorrento. It relates Meysenbug's passionate desire to help him recover his health and her organization of the journey as well as the stay. It ... More


The Makings of the Modern Self

John D. Caputo

in On Becoming God: Late Medieval Mysticism and the Modern Western Self

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823239924
eISBN:
9780823239962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239924.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The chapter traces the reaction of Heinrich Seuse to the condemnation of Meister Eckhart's teachings as heretical in 1329. Inquisitorial procedure as it developed after 1215 is presented, showing the ... More


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