Nietzsche’s First Man: Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Nietzsche has little unqualified good to say about individual modern philosophers—save one: Ralph Waldo Emerson.”

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On Nihilism and the Power of Nothing

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“While the mass man is the product of his history, the mass man recognizes no necessary connection or debt to his past. He is ‘the spoiled child of human history’ with a, ‘radical ingratitude to all that has made possible the ease of his existence.'”

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A Reply to Matt McManus: The Last Man

There appear then to be two kinds of people: those who presume history has ended and those who do not presume history has ended.”

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