Nietzschean

['ni:tʃɪən]
noun a follower of the German philosopher Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844–1900), especially a supporter of his theories of the superman able to rise above the restrictions of ordinary morality.
adjective relating to Nietzsche or his views.
Derivatives
Nietzscheanism noun

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  • nietzschean — NIETZSCHEÁN, Ă adj. Referitor la Nietzsche, la nietzscheanism. // s.m. şi f. Adept al nietzscheanismului. [pron. ni ce an, pl. eeni, eene. / < fr. nietzschéen]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN  NIETZSCHEÁN, Ă NI CE / adj., s …   Dicționar Român

  • Nietzschean — (adj.) 1904, in reference to the ideas or followers of German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 1900) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Nietzschean — adjective see Nietzsche …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Nietzschean — See Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm. * * * …   Universalium

  • Nietzschean — 1. adjective Of, pertaining to or characteristic of or his writings. 2. noun A supporter of the ideas of …   Wiktionary

  • Nietzschean — adj. one who supports Nietzsche (objects to Christian morality and believes in superior man, for whom freedom and the desire for power are the primary characteristics) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nietzschean — nietz·sche·an …   English syllables

  • nietzschean — I. ˈnēchēən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Friedrich W. Nietzsche died 1900 German philosopher and poet + English an : of or relating to the philosopher Nietzsche or to Nietzscheanism II. noun ( s) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nietzschean affirmation — is a concept in the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche. An exemplary formulation of this kind of affirmation can be sought in Nietzsche s Nachlass: If we affirm one moment, we thus affirm not only ourselves but all existence. For nothing is self… …   Wikipedia

  • Nietzschean (Andromeda) — The Nietzscheans are a species of genetically engineered humans in the television series Andromeda who quite religiously follow the works of Friedrich Nietzsche, Social Darwinism and Dawkinite genetic competitiveness. They claim to be physically… …   Wikipedia

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