Historical Who is Who

NIETZSCHE, F

1844 - 1900
GERMANY
LITERATURE, PHILOSOPHY

 

Powerfully articulate proponent of ideas challenging many political and religious assumptions. Democracy was worthless, theistic belief superfluous and Christianity slavish. In their place should be a proper affirmation of the superman potential of individual living. Perhaps because of persistent ill-health, his writings were more episodic than systematic, but none the less challenging for that.  

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