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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche, (born October 15, 1844, Röcken, Saxony, Prussia [Germany]-died August 25, 1900, Weimar, Thuringian States), 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 theologians, philosophers, psychologists, poets, novelists, and playwrights. He thought through the...See more