Who is famous by such a definition of philosophy “Philosophy, as I have understood and lived it hitherto, is the voluntary living among ice and high mountains” and gave the following subtitle to one of his books: “Wie man wird was man ist”?


4 thoughts on “XXIX

  1. Nietzsche’s ice and high mountains could represent detachement and objectiveness, qualities you need to tame your emotions and see the world clearly. And I guess he also refers to the solitude this kind of philosophy has caused him, as nobody shares his view 😉


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