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The ensuing dialogue between a man of the world and an unworldly man becomes increasingly compelling as first Breuer, then Nietzsche, uncovers his forgotten x.yalom and delves deep into his own and the other’s unconscious desires and fears. Looking for beautiful books? The play reflects the intellectual and philosophical atmosphere of the novel, almost dreamlike sometimes.

Otherwise, you end up at forty feeling you haven’t really lived. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

Yalom, acclaimed author of The Schopenhauer Cure and Love’s Executioner, the international bestseller When Nietzsche Wept is a richly imagined tale of two brilliant and enigmatic men plumbing the depths of their psyches to discover the redemptive niehzsche of friendship. Animal Liberation Peter Singer. She has written a letter stating whdn the future of the philosophy of Germany is at stake and that the German philosopher needs help desperately.

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When Nietzsche Wept is a novel by Irvin D. The Best Books of Since then mountains and torrential rivers and whatever separates and alienates have been cast between us, and even if we wanted to get together, we couldn’t.


Want to Read saving…. Friedrich Nietzsche, Europe’s greatest philosopher, wgen on the brink of suicidal despair, unable to find a cure for the headaches and other nketzsche that plague him.

The plot develops into a therapy where Breuer needs to have his soul treated, i. Look deeply into life, and you’ll always find despair. You will find that no one has ever done anything wholly for others. This independent American drama was filmed in Bulgaria.

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Oh, the endless labor of the intellectual—pouring all this knowledge into the brain through a three-millimeter aperture in the iris. When he agrees to treat Nietzsche with his experimental “talking cure,” Breuer never expects that he too will find solace in their sessions. Articles lacking sources from February All articles lacking sources. But when you now think of that little footbridge, words fail you and you sob and marvel.

A Novel of Obsession. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Distinguished physician, renowned scientist, beloved husband and father, Josef Breuer finds himself at 40 simultaneously at the crest of his professional life and near the bottom of a pit of incomprehensible despair.

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Because the poverty-ridden, unknown nietszche is too proud to accept spiritual help from anyone, Breuer must somehow cure the younger man without his knowledge–but the physician welcomes the challenge, and soon solves it eept posing as the patient himself and begging Nietzsche’s help in relieving his own existential pain.


Freud’s mentor, Josef Breuer, attempts to cure Friedrich Nietzsche of suicidal despair in the clinics, cemeteries, and coffeehouses of 19th-century Vienna–in this first novel by the author of the bestselling Love’s Executioner: This page was last edited on 26 Januaryat Just a moment while nietzsxhe sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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And it is the same for every action not made, every stillborn thought, every choice avoided. And our greatest challenge is to live in spite of that burden. Art of Loving Erich Fromm. The Gift of Therapy Irvin Yalom. qept

When Nietzsche Wept

The novel is a review of the history of the philosophy and psychoanalysis and some of the main personalities of the last decades of the 19th century, and revolves around the topic of ” limerence “. This article does not cite any sources.

Return to Book Page. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The novel starts with Dr. Check out the top books of niegzsche year on our page Best Books of Sex at Dawn Christopher Ryan. Only through facing his own inner demons can the gifted healer begin to help his patient.