Nietzsche’s Practice of Solitude
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Much has been written on the profundity of Nietzsche’s psychology and its importance for his vision of the human condition. Little has been said, however, about Nietzsche’s effort to use the insights of this “mistress of the sciences” not merely as an again accessible “way to the fundamental problems” but as a source for tools and techniques of self-shaping.1 The practical and ascetic side of his teaching has been largely ignored, even though his entire philosophy aims at a self-overcoming of the nature of present day humans.