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The Legend of Nietzsche"s Syphilis

(Contributions in Medical Studies)

by Richard Schain

  • 217 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Abnormal psychology,
  • Biography: general,
  • History of medicine,
  • Venereal diseases,
  • Western philosophy, c 1800 to c 1900,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Germany,
  • General,
  • Health & Fitness / General,
  • 1844-1900,
  • Biography,
  • Mental health,
  • Neurosyphilis,
  • Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm,,
  • Patients

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9461791M
    ISBN 100313319405
    ISBN 109780313319402

    Friedrich Nietzsche was born in the small town of Röcken, Germany, in His father, a Lutheran pastor, died when Nietzsche was only four years old, and Nietzsche grew up in a family consisting of his mother, grandmother, two aunts, and a younger sister. He attended a top boarding school and.   Nietzsche’s three steps to a meaningful life. The book is a philosophical novel that chronicles the descent of a wise hermit — Zarathustra — from his habitation in a mountain to a Author: Steven Gambardella.

      The ideal of morality has no more dangerous rival than the ideal of supreme strength, of a life of maximum vigor, which has also been called the ideal of aesthetic greatness. That life is in truth the ultimate attainment of the barbarian, and unfortunately in these days of civilization’s withering.   Aside from the fact that such an interpretation simply dismisses the theory accepted by most scholars—namely, that Nietzsche’s breakdown was caused by an advanced case of syphilis—it also accepts without question that Nietzsche was right to think that the truth stands radically opposed to the beautiful and the good.

    The book appeared in and it was a very significant work. It was very unusual because, first of all, it treated Nietzsche as a philosopher. I know that sounds a funny thing to say, but an awful lot of books on Nietzsche are full of quotations and paraphrase – they don’t really engage dialectically and argumentatively with what Nietzsche. The most famous misreading of Nietzsche was a deliberate one, orchestrated by his anti-Semitic sister Elisabeth, friend and admirer of Hitler, who corrupted her brother's late work and adapted it to Nazi yet, despite Nietzsche's seeming disdain for what he vaguely termed, among other things, an “under race” of common people, he also loathed anti-Semitism and nationalism and.


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Cited by:   Doctors at the time diagnosed him with general paresis, that is, syphilis of the brain. He argues that the diagnosis is not tenable, based on historical information and current concepts of the diseases as well as the specifics of Nietzsche's mental disturbance and neurological status. The legend, he says, must be put to : Richard Schain.

The legend of Nietzsche's syphilis. [Richard J Schain] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for ?This well-written little book is an easy read with an informed and insightful summary account of.

If Nietzsche had syphilis, then Schain avers, "it was an acquired disease that put the stamp on Nietzsche's thought; his ideas were a consequence of general paresis" (). The problem for Schain is not that Nietzsche's oeuvre thereby becomes the manifestation of a disease, but that syphilis is an exogenous disease.

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BOOK REVIEWS Richard Schain. The Legend of Nietzsche's Syphilis. Contributions in Medical Studies, no. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, xiii + pp. + illustrations. ISBN BRIAN DOMINO Nietzsche, it seems, was as much a patient as a philosopher: "Diets, hydrotherapies, physical therapies, electrotherapies, all kinds of medications, and home remedies.

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Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Author: Richard Schain. Friedrich Nietzsche, the philosopher thought to have died of syphilis caught from prostitutes, was in fact the victim of a posthumous smear campaign by anti-Nazis, according to.

Nietzsche's Syphilis Sunday, Decem It is a terrible irony that the herald of the Superman - of human triumph, excellence and self overcoming - should have suffered such an agonising, ignominious, drawn-out end to his life.

The Legend of Nietzsche's Syphilis (review) Francis Schiller; Bulletin of the History of Medicine; Johns Hopkins University Press; Vol Number 2, Summer ; pp. ; /bhm; Review ; View Citation; Additional Information. On the left, drawing from Joseh Grünpeck’s commentary on Brant’s pamphlet on syphilis (), on Sudhoff, Zehn the right, drawing fromby Sebastian Brant, published in a pamphlet on syphilis, on Kark Sudhoff, Zehn Syphilis-Drucke aus den Jahren (Milan: Lier, ).

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National Library of Medicine (NCBI/NLM).It includes content provided to the PMC International archive by participating Cited by: One of the most famous philosophical book of the last years was published in Even the most unfamiliar with philosophy have it in their library, or have at least heard about Thus Spoke che described it as his deepest philosophical work, the most representative reflection of his thinking and vision, referring to the issue of the death of God and Übermensch‘s.

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book by karen downing. book by rita maran. Explore More Items. African American Autobiographers: A : Virginia N. Gordon. NIETZSCHE'S BEST 8 BOOKS An Ebook to Search the Spirit of Friedrich Nietzsche Edited by Bill Chapko CONTENTS Editor Notes Introduction to Nietzsche's Life And Writings The Gay Science Ecce Homo Thus Spoke Zarathustra The Dawn Twilight of the Idols The Antichrist Beyond Good and Evil Genealogy of Morals Appendices A - Timeline Biography.

The last time I devoted an entire course to Nietzsche, the first assignment was Ecce Homo. This was because I wanted to set up the question “Why read Nietzsche?” in the most challenging, dramatic, and provocative way possible.

On a first reading o. Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (/ ˈ n iː tʃ ə, ˈ n iː tʃ i /; German: [ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈniːtʃə] or [- ˈniːtsʃə]; 15 October – 25 August ) was a German philosopher, cultural critic, composer, poet, and philologist whose work has exerted a profound influence on modern intellectual history.

He began his career as a classical philologist before turning to mater: University of Bonn, Leipzig University. Friedrich Nietzsche developed his philosophy during the late 19th century.

He owed the awakening of his philosophical interest to reading Arthur Schopenhauer's Die Welt als Wille und Vorstellung (The World as Will and Representation,revised ) and said that Schopenhauer was one of the few thinkers that he respected, dedicating to him his essay Schopenhauer als Erzieher (Schopenhauer.

Nietzsche relies very heavily on previous philosophers, most notably Greek philosophy. Plato and Aristotle (or at the very least Aristotle) would be people to read before Nietzsche.

Plato's Euthyphro and Republic would maybe be the minimum, along with Aristotle's Nichomachean Ethics and 'd also want to read some Greek plays, like what we've got from Aeschylus and Sophocles.Friedrich Nietzsche - Friedrich Nietzsche - Nietzsche’s mature philosophy: Nietzsche’s writings fall into three well-defined periods.

The early works, The Birth of Tragedy and the four Unzeitgemässe Betrachtungen (; Untimely Meditations), are dominated by a Romantic perspective influenced by Schopenhauer and Wagner.

The middle period, from Human, All-Too-Human up to The Gay Science.Friedrich Nietzsche, German classical scholar, philosopher, and critic of culture, who became one of the most influential of all modern thinkers.

His attempts to unmask the motives that underlie traditional Western religion, morality, and philosophy deeply affected generations of intellects.