When Nietzsche Wept - Chapters 12, 13, and 14 Summary & Analysis

Irvin D. Yalom
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Chapters 12, 13, and 14 Summary

On Monday morning, Nietzsche arrives at Dr. Breuer's office to settle his account and pay his bill. He says he is grateful for Dr. Breuer's help but expects to never see him again. Dr. Breuer then proposes a new plan. He suggests that Nietzsche stay for a month and receive treatment from Dr. Breuer at the Lauzon, and during that time Nietzsche will act as a physician to Dr. Breuer's soul and help him deal with his despair.

At first Nietzsche is dead-set against this plan, but at Dr. Breuer talks about the plan, he warms up and eventually agrees to it. Dr. Breuer promises to only treat Nietzsche's body because he doesn't feel he has the background or knowledge to treat his mind. Nietzsche is to feel free to treat Dr. Breuer as an experiment. Dr. Breuer will be the...

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