Chapter 11. Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, and Eternal Life

  1. Robert Wicks

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696668.ch11



How to Cite

Wicks, R. (2008) Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, and Eternal Life, in Schopenhauer, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696668.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 4 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405134798

Online ISBN: 9780470696668



  • eternal life;
  • philosophy;
  • moral goal;
  • organic unity;
  • funereal imagery


This chapter contains section titled:

  • I the question of life's value

  • II funereal imagery and nietzsche's theory of tragedy

  • III schopenhauer's moral awareness and eternal recurrence

  • IV the eternalistic illusion of supreme health

  • V nietzsche's madness and eternalistic consciousness

  • Notes

  • Further Reading