György Tatar

is associate professor for philosophy of religion at the Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), Budapest. His books include: The Ring of Eternity: The thought of Eternal Return and two collections of essays by Franz Rosenzweig.


The heaviest burden

Nietzsche and the death of God

Nietzsche’s response to having lost faith, but not being able to live without it, was to invent the figure of a new creator – someone who could bring together Man and World once again. In order to do this, man had to begin to think through his own existence: the heaviest burden of all.

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