Nihilism
Nihilism (/ˈnaɪ.ɨlɪzəm/ or /ˈniː.ɨlɪzəm/; from the Latin nihil, nothing) is a philosophical doctrine that suggests the negation of one or more reputedly meaningful aspects of life. The Greek philosoph...
Nihilism - Wikipedia
Philosophy of Søren Kierkegaard
Søren Kierkegaard's philosophy has been a major influence in the development of 20th-century philosophy, especially existentialism and postmodernism. Kierkegaard was a 19th-century Danish philosopher ...
Philosophy of Søren Kierkegaard - Wikipedia
Philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche
Friedrich Nietzsche developed his philosophy during the late 19th century. He owed the awakening of his philosophical interest to reading Arthur Schopenhauer's Die Welt als Wille und Vorstellung (The ...
Philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche - Wikipedia
Moral nihilism
Moral nihilism (also known as ethical nihilism) is the meta-ethical view that nothing is intrinsically moral or immoral. For example, a moral nihilist would say that killing someone, for whatever reas...
List of works by Friedrich Nietzsche
This is a list of writings and other compositions by Friedrich Nietzsche.
Elisha Shapiro
Elisha Shapiro is an American nihilist known for his creation of public spectacles promoting a philosophical rejection of objective value and truth. In 2006, Shapiro ran as an independent in the Gover...
Absurdism
In philosophy, "the Absurd" refers to the conflict between (1) the human tendency to seek inherent value and meaning in life and (2) the human inability to find any. In this context absurd does not me...
Union of egoists
Max Stirner's idea of the "Union of egoists" (German: Verein von Egoisten), was first expounded in The Ego and Its Own. The Union is understood as a non-systematic association, which Stirner propo...
Union of egoists - Wikipedia
The Solar Anus
The Solar Anus (French: L'anus solaire) is a short Surrealist text by the French writer Georges Bataille. Albeit elliptically, its aphorisms refer to decay, death, vegetation, natural disasters, i...
The Solar Anus - Wikipedia
The Will to Power (manuscript)
The Will to Power (German: Der Wille zur Macht) is a book of notes drawn from the literary remains (or Nachlass) of philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche by his sister Elisabeth Förster-Nietzsche and He...
The Will to Power (manuscript) - Wikipedia
Noriko's Dinner Table
Noriko's Dinner Table (Japanese: 紀子の食卓, Hepburn: Noriko no Shokutaku) is a Japanese horror drama film, and a prequel to the cult film Suicide Club (Jisatsu Sākuru), written and direct...
Noriko's Dinner Table - Wikipedia
Metaphysical nihilism
Metaphysical nihilism is the philosophical theory that there might have been no objects at all—that is, that there is a possible world in which there are no objects at all; or at least that there migh...
The Rebel (book)
The Rebel (French title: L'Homme révolté) is a 1951 book-length essay by Albert Camus, which treats both the metaphysical and the historical development of rebellion and revolution in societies, espec...
The Rebel (book) - Wikipedia
Ray Brassier
Ray Brassier (/ˈbræsiər/; born 1965) is a member of the philosophy faculty at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon, known for his work in philosophical realism. He was formerly Research Fellow a...
Ray Brassier - Wikipedia
Jean Baudrillard
Jean Baudrillard (/ˌboʊdriːˈɑr/; [ʒɑ̃ bodʁijaʁ]; 27 July 1929 – 6 March 2007) was a French sociologist, philosopher, cultural theorist, political commentator, and photographer. His work is frequently ...
Jean Baudrillard - Wikipedia
Existential nihilism
Existential nihilism is the philosophical theory that life has no intrinsic meaning or value. With respect to the universe, existential nihilism posits that a single human or even the entire human spe...
Egoist anarchism
Egoist anarchism is a school of anarchist thought that originated in the philosophy of Max Stirner, a nineteenth-century Hegelian philosopher whose "name appears with familiar regularity in historical...
Egoist anarchism - Wikipedia
Last man
The last man (German: der letzte Mensch) is a term used by the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche in Thus Spoke Zarathustra to describe the antithesis of the imagined superior being, the Übermensch, whos...
Last man - Wikipedia
Tristan Tzara
Tristan Tzara ([tʁistɑ̃ dzaʁa]; [trisˈtan ˈt͡sara]; born Samuel or Samy Rosenstock, also known as S. Samyro; April 16 [O.S. April 4] 1896 – December 25, 1963) was a French avan...
Tristan Tzara - Wikipedia
Master-slave morality
Master–slave morality is a central theme of Friedrich Nietzsche's works, in particular the first essay of On the Genealogy of Morality. Nietzsche argued that there were two fundamental types of morali...
Influence and reception of Nietzsche
Friedrich Nietzsche's influence and reception varied widely and may be roughly divided into various chronological periods. Reactions were anything but uniform, and proponents of various ideologies att...
Moral universe
In literature, a moral universe is the moral nature of the universe as a whole in relation to human life, or a specific moral code.
A moral universe implies that we live in a basically spiritual u...
God is dead
"God is dead" (German:  "Gott ist tot" ; also known as the death of God) is a widely quoted statement by German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. It first appears in Nietzsche's 1882 coll...
Simulacra and Simulation
Simulacra and Simulation (French: Simulacres et Simulation) is a 1981 philosophical treatise by Jean Baudrillard seeking to examine the relationships among reality, symbols, and society.Simulacra ...
Simulacra and Simulation - Wikipedia
Zamfir Arbore
Zamfir Constantin Arbore ([zamˈfir konstanˈtin ˈarbore]; born Zamfir Ralli, Russian: Земфирий Константинович Арборе-Ралли, Zemfiriyi Konstantinovich Arborye-Ralli; also known as Zamfir Arbure, Zam...
Zamfir Arbore - Wikipedia
Paradox of nihilism
Paradox of nihilism is the name of several paradoxes.
According to Hegarty, the paradox of nihilism is "that the absence of meaning seems to be some sort of meaning".
Will to power
The will to power (German: der Wille zur Macht) is a prominent concept in the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche. The will to power describes what Nietzsche may have believed to be the main driving...