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Superman – Friedrich Nietzsche and the Aftermath

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"God is dead!" Nietzsche already made this clairvoyant diagnosis in 1882 and dealt with the resulting questions about a new morality and the shaping of one’s own life without a meaningful religion. Today, 45% of the people in Canton Basel-Stadt are officially denominationless and Nietzsche’s controversial ideas are highly topical.

On the occasion of his 175th birthday and the 150th anniversary...

"God is dead!" Nietzsche already made this clairvoyant diagnosis in 1882 and dealt with the resulting questions about a new morality and the shaping of one’s own life without a meaningful religion. Today, 45% of the people in Canton Basel-Stadt are officially denominationless and Nietzsche’s controversial ideas are highly topical.

On the occasion of his 175th birthday and the 150th anniversary of his appointment to Basel University, the exhibition offers an impressive insight into the eventful existence and epoch-making thoughts of the most influential and radical philosopher of modernity. His effects on philosophy, science and popular culture can still be felt today and are vividly presented.

 

 

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