Friedrich Nietzsche and the Second Explosion of Individualism

Nietzsche wanted to tear down everything, literally everything, and start anew.

Douglas Giles, PhD
Inserting Philosophy
9 min readOct 27, 2021

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Brooding genius or brooding madman?

Nietzsche called for us to move beyond tradition and forge a new path. Whether we want to or not, Nietzsche says, we must forge that new path because the old ways are dead. He is infamous for declaring that “God is dead” in his…

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Douglas Giles, PhD
Inserting Philosophy

Philosopher by trade & temperament, professor for 21 years, bringing philosophy out of its ivory tower and into everyday life. https://linktr.ee/dgilesphd