Continental Philosophy

Friedrich Nietzsche

What are the qualities/characteristics of Friedrich Nietzsche’s Overman?

Nietzsche posited the Overman as a new type of human being who would create values in an age when Christianity was no longer a living religion. Unlike the ideal Christian, the Overman would not be meek or ashamed of his strength. He would love life on earth completely, with no need to believe in heaven.


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