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Nietzsche / BBC Worldwide Ltd.

Other author/creatorBBC Worldwide Ltd.
Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], ©1987.
Description1 streaming video file (45 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Series Great Philosophers
Great philosophers. ^A242101
Contents Prelude: Overview of Philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche (3:52) -- Nietzsche's Philosophical Premise (1:37) -- Nietzsche's Criticism of Christian Values (1:40) -- Nietzsche's Criticism of Secular Morality and the "Common Herd" (1:24) -- Nietzsche's Criticism of Traditions of Ancient Greece (3:17) -- Nietzsche's Psychological Analysis of Values (1:46) -- Nietzsche: Access to Knowledge (2:29) -- Nietzsche: Individual vs. Social Values (3:23) -- Nietzsche's Treatment of Truth (2:40) -- Nietzsche: Doctrine of Historical Repetition (1:52) -- Nietzsche: The Will to Power (1:46) -- Nietzsche: "Superman" Concept (2:47) -- Nietzsche: Notion of Eternal Recurrence (2:45) -- Nietzsche's Style: Use of Metaphors (2:40) -- Nietzsche's Philosophy of the Aesthetic Appreciation of Life (2:55) -- Influence of Nietzsche on Writers (3:23) -- Nietzsche's Association With Fascism (2:35)
Abstract Vehement repudiation of Christian and liberal ethics; the detestation of democratic ideals; the celebration of the "superman"; the death of God; and a life-affirming "will to power" are the philosophical legacies of Friedrich Nietzsche. In this program, world-renowned author and professor Bryan Magee and Nietzsche philosopher J. P. Stern discuss these concepts as the genesis of existentialism, and as the root philosophies of fascist political movements.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Sept. 27, 2006.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 13 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: BBC Worldwide Ltd., 1987 9781421387222
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Other title Great philosophers (Television program)
Publisher number7278s Films Media Group
Publisher number7289 Films Media Group

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