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Conclusion

  • Gaia Domenici
Chapter

Abstract

In the conclusion, I will put Zarathustra and Liber Novus in a face-to-face confrontation, based on their authors’ understanding of, and reaction to, the ‘death of God’. Firstly, I will explore the ideas of ‘death of God’ and ʻChristianity’ in Nietzsche and Jung. I will initially contrast Nietzscheʼs philological attitude with Jung’s alleged ‘empriricism’. I will then move on to Nietzsche’s understanding of Socratism, Wagnerism, and Christianity as imitational attitudes, expressions of decadence, to which Jung’s idea of Christ’s archetypal nature is to be counterpoised. Finally, I will explore the idea of self-overcoming in Nietzsche and Jung.

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  • Gaia Domenici
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  1. 1.University College LondonLondonUK

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