Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) was a German philosopher, poet and philologists. He is read in several courses in the Shimer College curriculum; as of 2012, these courses included Humanities 4 and Integrative Studies 6.



  • by Sara Hall, in A Few Words on the Recent Blizzard on blog.shimer:
    Wind, snow, lightning, thunder and hail. Terrifying, awe-inspiring thundersnow.
    It. Was. AWESOME. We even got a snow day out of it! I spent it reading Nietzsche and drinking tea, listening to the shouts of, "I've never seen this much snow!" drifting in through my window.


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