In this episode, sections 9 - 12 of the first essay of On the Genealogy of Morals are covered. Nietzsche's concept of Ressentiment is introduced, and he laments the diminution of the spirit of man.
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Here we cover sections 5 - 8 of the first essay of On The Genealogy of Morals by Friedrich Nietzsche. These sections cover Nietzsche's explanation of the transition from a culture of hero worship in ancient Greece and Early Rome to one in which people worship a god who demands self denial, one he (Nietzsche) calls a slave morality.
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This episode begins a short series of episodes dedicated to the first essay in Friedrich Nietzsche's "On the Genealogy of Morals." The first 4 sections are read and very briefly commented on. The overall theme of these sections is the origin of our concepts of "good" and "bad."
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NOTE: Episode 4 has been updated!
The first in a series of episodes covering some of the ideas of Friedrich Nietzsche. This episode introduces Amor Fati and Eternal Return.
Episode 4 - Nietzsche - Part 1: Eternal Return
Conceptions of infinity and infinite divisibility of space and time. David Hume's thoughts on the matter and his criticisms of accepted definitions in Geometry by mathematicians.
Podcast Episode 2 - Space and Time - Part 1: Pieces of Infinity - Link
For a written explanation of some of Hume's thoughts, included in a portion of the script for this episode, go here - Hume on Infinite Divisibility.