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Thus Spoke Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche

November 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until November 15, 2017

featuring Gabriel Trop, Associate Professor of German

“Nietzsche was one of the most revolutionary and subversive thinkers in Western philosophy, and Thus Spoke Zarathustra remains his most famous and influential work. It describes how the ancient Persian prophet Zarathustra descends from his solitude in the mountains to tell the world that God is dead and that the Superman, the human embodiment of divinity, is his successor. Nietzsche’s utterance ‘God is dead,’ his insistence that the meaning of life is to be found in purely human terms, and his doctrine of the Superman and the will to power were all later seized upon and unrecognisably twisted by, among others, Nazi intellectuals. With blazing intensity and poetic brilliance, Nietzsche argues that the meaning of existence is not to be found in religious pieties or meek submission to authority, but in an all-powerful life force: passionate, chaotic and free.”

Wednesdays, October 25 and November 1, 8, and 15

TUITION: $60, includes a copy of the book

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Please note that the image may not reflect the edition being used for the reading group.

Details

Date:
November 1
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Flyleaf Books
752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Phone:
(919) 942-7373
Website:
http://www.flyleafbooks.com/