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The Academy of Ideas podcast explores the ideas of the greatest philosophers and psychologists of history. Become a Supporting Member and access extra content: www.academyofideas.com/members

    Is Madness Always a Mental Illness? – Nietzsche and the Divine Mania

    Is Madness Always a Mental Illness? – Nietzsche and the Divine Mania

    Referring to the individual who descends into the depths of the mind, Nietzsche wrote:  “He enters a labyrinth, and multiplies a thousandfold the dangers that life in … Read More ›

    • 16 min
    Nietzsche and Madness – A Descent into the Depths

    Nietzsche and Madness – A Descent into the Depths

    In January of 1889, the great German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche went mad. One year later, Nietzsche’s friend Peter Gast visited him in a mental asylum in … Read More ›

    • 15 min
    Carl Jung’s Method of Self-Development – The Path of Individuation

    Carl Jung’s Method of Self-Development – The Path of Individuation

    “. . .when all is said and done, our own existence is an experiment of nature, an attempt at a new synthesis.”   Carl Jung, … Read More ›

    • 11 min
    The Manufacturing of a Mass Psychosis – Can Sanity Return to an Insane World?

    The Manufacturing of a Mass Psychosis – Can Sanity Return to an Insane World?

    “The masses have never thirsted after truth. They turn aside from evidence that is not to their taste, preferring to deify error, if error seduce … Read More ›

    • 16 min
    The Mass Psychosis and the Demons of Dostoevsky

    The Mass Psychosis and the Demons of Dostoevsky

    “Man does not make his ideas; we could say that man’s ideas make him.”   Carl Jung, Freud and Psychoanalysis Ideas are the seeds of … Read More ›

    • 10 min
    Nietzsche and Morality: The Higher Man and the Herd

    Nietzsche and Morality: The Higher Man and the Herd

    Find the video and full script to this podcast here: https://academyofideas.com/2017/01/nietzsche-and-morality/

    • 13 min

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