Nietzsche, Schopenhauer, and a Fall From Grace

Schopenhauer inspired a young Nietzsche. Then it all went wrong. What happened?

The underrated — and oft overlooked — relationship between Nietzsche and Schopenhauer offers an insightful look into Nietzsche’s thought system.

The elder Schopenhauer (who died five years before Nietzsche even read ) had no direct contact with…