Thinker of the Week: Friedrich Nietzsche


Full Name: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Born: 1844

Died: 1900

Hometown: Leipzig, Prussia

Fave Subjects: Art and Beauty, Power, Truth and Knowledge, How To Be Good, History, Music

Career Highlights:

  • wrote books of philosophy an poetry, at a fast page (sometimes one per year)
  • composed his own music
  • one of the youngest philosophy professors ever

Big Question: 

How can we avoid following the crowd and being like everyone else?

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