Nietzsche's Ubermensch: Concept & Theory


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Nietzsche was a philosopher of what era and nationality?

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1. The character of the ubermensch appeared primarily in which of Nietzsche's works?

2. The ubermensch is defined by his ability to do what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo allows you to find out what you know about Friedrich Nietzsche's ubermensch. See if you can explain the origin of this philosophy and how it was applied to the world.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this assessment to measure your understanding of:

  • The work the ubermensch primarily appeared in
  • What defines the ubermensch
  • The time and place Nietzsche worked in

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as what other philosophical view the ubermensch is often inaccurately conflated with
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what the focus of the ubermensch is
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the background Friederich Nietzsche was writing in and where the concept of the ubermensch primarily appears

Additional Learning

You can find out more about this philosophical concept by viewing the lesson titled Nietzsche's Ubermensch: Concept & Theory. It will help you understand:

  • The relationship between the ubermensch and morality
  • Other terms used to refer to the ubermensch
  • What Nietzsche had to say about the appearance of the ubermensch