Nietzscheanism

noun
Nietz·​sche·​an·​ism | \ -əˌnizəm \
variants: or Nietzscheism \ -​chēˌizəm \
plural -s

Definition of Nietzscheanism

: the philosophical theories of Nietzsche advocating the overcoming of both a threatening nihilism and a slave morality as exemplified for him in historical Christianity through a reevaluation of all values on the basis of a will to power epitomized in his doctrine of the superman and the idea of the eternal recurrence of all things

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History and Etymology for Nietzscheanism

nietzscheanism from Nietzschean entry 1 + -ism; Nietzscheism from F. W. Nietzsche + English -ism

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“Nietzscheanism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nietzscheanism. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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