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This section features articles from the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy and the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. The SEP is probably the most comprehensive online philosophy resource. It features in-depth articles on a huge number of philosophical topics, however, it is aimed at an academic audience and may be too detailed and technical for beginners. The IEP is generally more beginner-friendly but is also considered to be less reliable. Wikipedia is also an option, but it is much less reliable than either of these.
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
This section features short articles written by professional philosophers and aimed at a general audience. These articles are ideal for anyone looking for a shorter or more beginner-friendly introduction to Nietzsche than the encyclopedia articles listed above.
- The post-truth era of Trump is just what Nietzsche predicted
- Living life as an artist: Nietzsche on creativity
The New York Times (The Stone)
- Far right, misogynist, humourless? Why Nietzsche is misunderstood
- Nietzsche’s passionate atheism was the making of me
- On the Genealogy of Morals part 1: Meet Dr Nietzsche
- On the Genealogy of Morals part 2: The slave morality
- On the Genealogy of Morals, part 3: The birth of the übermensch
- On the Genealogy of Morals, part 4: Is Christianity cowardly?
- On the Genealogy of Morals, part 5: Breaking the cycle of conflict
- On the Genealogy of Morals, part 6: Superman goes mad in solitude
- The political message of Nietzsche’s ‘God is dead’
This section features episodes from leading philosophy podcasts. These are also aimed at a general audience and are a good option for beginners who prefer audio content.
- Brian Leiter on Nietzsche Myths
- Christopher Janaway on Nietzsche on Morality
- Aaron Ridley on Nietzsche on Art and Truth
In Our Time
The Philosopher’s Zone
- On the way
- Nietzsche and the will to power
- Nietzsche and the Nazis
- Nietzsche, Zarathustra anda controversial sculpture
The Partially Examined Life
- Nietzsche’s Immoralism: What Is Ethics, Anyway?
- Nietzsche’s Zarathustra (Part One)
- Nietzsche as Social Critic: “Twilight of the Idols” (Part One)
- Nietzsche on Tragedy and the Psychology of Art
New Books in Philosophy
- Nietzsche and the Clinic: Psychoanalysis, Philosophy, Metaphysics
- I Am Dynamite! A Life of Nietzsche
Short Videos (<30 mins)
This section features short videos aimed at beginners.
Academy of Ideas
- Introduction to Nietzsche
- Nietzsche and Psychology: How To Become Who You Are
- Nietzsche and Morality: The Higher Man and The Herd
- Nietzsche and The Human Animal: The Domesticated and The Strong
- Nietzsche and Dionysus: Tragedy and the Affirmation of Life
- Nietzsche and Thus Spoke Zarathustra: Becoming Gods
- Nietzsche and Thus Spoke Zarathustra: The Last Man and The Superman
- Nietzsche and Truth: Skepticism and The Free Spirit
- Nietzsche and Self Overcoming
Then & Now
Lectures/Longer Videos (>30 mins)
This section features longer videos and lectures.
- Friedrich Nietzsche – J. P. Stern
- 19th Cent. Philosophy: Friedrich Nietzsche (Playlist)
- Nietzsche on Power, Knowledge and Morality
See this page for course syllabi on Nietzsche.
See this list of the best books on Nietzsche.
This section features online courses on Nietzsche.
- Rick Roderick: Nietzsche and the Postmodern Condition
- Nietzsche lecture by Prof. Raymond Geuss 1/7
- Nietzsche on Mind and Nature – Oxford University
See this page for a selection of key quotes by Nietzsche.
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