Friedrich Nietzsche is renowned for being one of the most influential philosophers in the Western world, and his ideas have had a profound impact on philosophical and psychological thought. His prescient seeds of thought, disseminated in the 19th century, set the stage for pivotal 20th-century concepts such as existentialism and psychoanalysis.
Consider how his philosophies may have shaped our contemporary understanding of individual identity, autonomy, freedom, and responsibility. Watch the documentary ‘Friedrich Nietzsche: A Life Beyond Good and Evil’ to explore these themes further.
The documentary examines Nietzsche’s life and works from a biographical perspective. It covers his upbringing as a child in Prussia, his education at universities in Basel and Berlin, his travels to Italy and England, his academic career and publication of works such as The Birth of Tragedy (1872), Beyond Good and Evil (1886), Twilight of the Idols (1888), Thus Spoke Zarathustra (1883-85), The Gay Science (1882) and many others. Additionally it looks into key figures who impacted or interacted with him such as Arthur Schopenhauer, Paul Rée, Richard Wagner, Lou Andreas-Salomé, Elisabeth Förster-Nietzsche and more.
This is an insightful documentary that serves to provide an understanding not only of Nietzsche’s writings but also his life story which provided much context to those writings. Thus presenting an opportunity for viewers to gain a deeper appreciation of various aspects of philosophy such as nihilism, perspectivism and atheism among others which are integral components of existentialism today.
So don’t miss out on this chance to delve deeper into what some consider to be one of the greatest minds in history – watch Friedrich Nietzsche: A Life Beyond Good And Evil now!