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Nietzscheism

or Nietzscheanism

[nee-chee-iz-uh m or nee-chee-uh n-iz-uh m] /ˈni tʃiˌɪz əm or ˈni tʃi ənˌɪz əm/
noun
1.
the philosophy of Nietzsche, emphasizing the will to power as the chief motivating force of both the individual and society.
Origin of Nietzscheism
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10; Nietzsche + -ism
Related forms
Nietzschean, noun, adjective
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  • Its relationship to nietzscheanism we have already examined.

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    Horace Barnett Samuel

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