Nietzscheanism

noun Nietz·sche·an·ism \ -əˌnizəm \
variants: or Nietzscheism \-chēˌizəm\

Definition of Nietzscheanism

plural -s
: 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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Origin and Etymology of nietzscheanism

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


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