Advertisement

Nietzsche’s Best Jokes

  • Laurence Lampert

Abstract

I’ve been collecting Nietzsche’s best jokes for a few years now and I’ve got a couple of hundred so far. For this essay I’ve selected some of Nietzsche’s jokes on two topics: God and man. I’ll report them with a few comments and then I’ll concentrate on one joking moment, a high moment of comedy that seems especially fine to me because it exhibits the true ground of comedy in Nietzsche’s thought. Insight, what Nietzsche came to see, made him fundamentally, inexpungeably festive.

Keywords

Power Conclusion Human Soul Power Teaching Spiritual History Intelligible Character 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Laurence Lampert

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations