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Sophia, Colección de Filosofía de la Educación

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GARCIA-PEDRAZA, Gilbert Hernán. Contributions in the philosophy of the young Friedrich Nietzsche for the formation of the individual in contemporary society. Sophia [online]. 2023, n.34, pp.117-157. ISSN 1390-8626.

This article tries to trace one of the central vertebrae of Nietzschean thought but which has been treated in a tangential way, namely, his interpretations of human formation. In this order of ideas, he addresses a reading of some of the criticisms and proposals on education found in the Schopenhauer educator and The future of our educational institutions, conferences presented by Nietzsche between January and March 1872, from a psychological perspective that is expressed in the Nietzschean doctrine of impulses. The first part of the article delves into a careful interpretation of the formative proposal of a psychological nature of the individual as a unit of style that Nietzsche presents in the second section of the Schopenhauer educator. The second part highlights the critical and proactive value of the Janus-headed thesis with which Nietzsche articulates his interpretation of the cultural task of education in On the future of our educational institutions. This project that Nietzsche presents to education turns out to open up the field to this day and still turns out to be a valuable and critical perspective to interpret the high cultural tasks of our education, as well as it would allow to establish a plausible basis of interpretation to trace the role of education. in Nietzsche’s doctrine

Keywords : Formation; philosophy; impulses; genius; culture; erudite.

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