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Friedrich Nietzsche on Wagner - The Case Of Wagner, Nietzsche Contra Wagner, Selected Aphorisms

Friedrich Nietzsche on Wagner - The Case Of Wagner, Nietzsche Contra Wagner, Selected Aphorisms

In reading these essays we are apt to be deceived, by their virulent and forcible tone, into believing that the whole matter is a mere cover for hidden fire-a mere blind of sthetic discussion concealing a deep and implacable personal feud which demands and will have vengeance. In spite of all that has been said to the contrary, many people still hold this view of the two little works before us; and, as the actual facts are not accessible to everyone, and rumours are more easily believed than verified, the error of supposing that these pamphlets were dictated by personal animosity, and even by Nietzsche's envy of Wagner in his glory, seems to be a pretty common one. In Wagner's music, in his doctrine, in his whole concept of art, Nietzsche saw the confirmation, the promotion-aye, even the encouragement, of that decadence and degeneration which is now rampant in Europe; and it is for this reason, although to the end of his life he still loved Wagner, the man and the friend, that we find him, on the very eve of his spiritual death, exhorting us to abjure Wagner the musician and the artist. Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche was a 19th-century German philosopher, poet, composer and classical philologist. He wrote critical texts on religion, morality, contemporary culture, philosophy and science, displaying a fondness for metaphor, irony and aphorism.

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Friedrich Nietzsche: ein K mpfer gegen seine Zeit (German Edition)

Friedrich Nietzsche: ein K mpfer gegen seine Zeit (German Edition)

This book was digitized and reprinted from the collections of the University of California Libraries. Together, the more than one hundred UC Libraries comprise the largest university research library in the world, with over thirty-five million volumes in their holdings. This book and hundreds of thousands of others can be found online in the HathiTrust Digital Library. HP's patented BookPrep technology was used to clean artifacts resulting from use and digitization, improving your reading experience. Despite the cleaning process, occasional flaws may still be present that are part of the original book, reflecting the journey of these collections over a lifetime of use.

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A Companion to Friedrich Nietzsche (Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture)

A Companion to Friedrich Nietzsche (Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture)

Nietzsche looms over modern literature and thought; according to Gottfried Benn, "everything my generation discussed, thought through innerly; one could say: suffered; or one could even say: took to the point of exhaustion - all of it had already been said. by Nietzsche; all the rest was just exegesis." Nietzsche's influence on intellectual life today is arguably as great; witness the various societies, journals, and websites and the steady stream of papers, collections, and monographs. This Companion offers new essays from the best Nietzsche scholars, emphasizing the interrelatedness of his life and thought, eschewing a superficial biographical method but taking seriously his claim that great philosophy is "the self-confession of its author and a kind of unintended and unremarked memoir." Each essay examines a major work by Nietzsche; together, they offer an advanced introduction for students of German Studies, philosophy, and comparative literature as well as for the lay reader. Re-establishing the links between Nietzsche's philosophical texts and their biographical background, the volume alerts Nietzsche scholars and intellectual historians to the internal development of his thought and the aesthetic construction of his identity as a philosopher. Contributors: Ruth Abbey, Keith Ansell-Pearson, Rebecca Bamford, Paul Bishop, Thomas H. Brobjer, Daniel W. Conway, Adrian Del Caro, Carol Diethe, Michael Allen Gillespie and Keegan F. Callanan, Laurence Lampert, Duncan Large, Martin Liebscher, Martine Prange, Alan D. Schrift. Paul Bishop is Professor of German at the University of Glasgow.

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The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche: The First Complete and Authorized English Translation: The Joyful Wisdom

The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche: The First Complete and Authorized English Translation: The Joyful Wisdom

The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche The First Complete and Authorized English Translation: The Joyful Wisdom

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Friedrich Nietzsche-Volume I & II (Chinese Edition)

Friedrich Nietzsche-Volume I & II (Chinese Edition)

Pages: 299, Paperback, The Commercial Press

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Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche

In this book, a number of human problems are explored and discussed in relation to the brilliant but haunted biography of the 19th century philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche. The problem of good and evil, the search for personal truth, the questions of nihilism and life?s meaning, and the dangers of self-inflation in the wake of religious experience are each considered in this in-depth psychological analysis. The author sheds new light on Nietzsche?s extraordinary life and work, illuminating many aspects of his personal spiritual struggle, while providing insights into some of the most basic and problematic questions that confront us all.

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Thomas Mann and Friedrich Nietzsche. Eroticism, Death, Music, and Laughter.(Value Inquiry Book Series 85) (Central European Value Studies)

Thomas Mann and Friedrich Nietzsche. Eroticism, Death, Music, and Laughter.(Value Inquiry Book Series 85) (Central European Value Studies)

Traditional interpretations of Thomas Mann's relation to Nietzsche's writings plot out a simple relation of earlier adulation and later rejection. The book argues that Mann's disavowal of Nietzsche's influence was, in the words of T.J. Reed, a necessary political act when the repudiation of Nietzsche's more hysterical doctrines required such a response. Using a genealogical method, the book traces how Mann labors ambivalently under the shadow of Nietzsche's writings on his own political artistry through a detailed analysis of Mann's Death in Venice, Dr. Faustus, the Joseph tetralogy, and Confessions of Felix Krull, Confidence Man. Using the recurring Nietzschean themes of eroticism, death, music, and laughter as a guide, it arrives at a rough picture of how Mann both takes up and discontinues Nietzsche's poetic heritage. The book derives the vision of the interrelationships binding these four leitmotiv elements from Durer's magic square as depicted in Melancholia I. The link with Durer is far from arbitrary because Mann directly aligned Nietzschean insight with Durer's world of passion, sympathy with suffering, the macabre stench of rotting flesh, and Faustian melancholy.

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Unpublished Writings from the period of Unfashionable Observations: Volume 11 (The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsch) (v. 11)

Unpublished Writings from the period of Unfashionable Observations: Volume 11 (The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsch) (v. 11)

This is the third volume to appear in an edition that will be the first complete, critical, and annotated English translation of all of Nietzsche's work. Volume 2: Unfashionable Observations, translated by Richard T. Gray, was published in 1995; Volume 3: Human, All Too Human (I) , translated by Gary Handwerk, was published in 1997. The edition is a new English translation, by various hands, of the celebrated Colli-Montinari edition, which has been acclaimed as one of the most important works of scholarship in the humanities in the last half century. The present volume provides for the first time English translations of all of Nietzsche's unpublished notebooks from the summer of 1872 to the end of 1874. The major works published in this period were the first three Unfashionable Observations: "David Strauss the Confessor and the Writer," "On the Utility and Liability of History for Life," and "Schopenhauer as Educator." Translations of the preliminary notes for these pieces are coordinated with the translations of the published texts printed in Volume 2: Unfashionable Observations. The content of these notebooks goes far beyond the notes and plans for published and unpublished Unfashionable Observations, encompassing numerous sketches related to Nietzsche's major philological project from this period, a book on the pre-Platonic Greek philosophers. The ideas that emerged from Nietzsche's deliberations on these early Greek thinkers are absolutely central to his thought from this period and contribute in significant ways to the development of several of his major themes: the role of the philosopher vis vis his age and the surrounding culture; the relationships among philosophy, art, and culture; the metaphorical nature of language and its relationship to knowledge; the unmasking of the modern drive for absolute "truth" as a palliative against the horror of existence; and Nietzsche's "unfashionable" attack on modern science and modern culture, especially on the Germany of the Bismarck Reich. These notebooks represent important transitional documents in Nietzsche's intellectual development, marking, among other things, the shift away from philological studies toward unabashed cultural criticism.

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Franz Overbeck Und Friedrich Nietzsche (German Edition)

Franz Overbeck Und Friedrich Nietzsche (German Edition)

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.

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Friedrich Nietzsche in Plain and Simple English

Friedrich Nietzsche in Plain and Simple English

We've all heard of Nietzshe; most of us are at least heard of ideas like Death of God, bermensch, Master-Slave Morality, Eternal recurrence, Transvaluation of Values. Understanding a word the man wrote or said is a different story! The Plain and Simple English series can help! This book looks at some of the most complex ideas ever wrote, and helps makes sense of them. If you are struggling with understanding Nietzshe, or just want an introduction to his work, then this book is a must have.

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Reinterpreting Modern Culture: An Introduction to Friedrich Nietzsche's Philosophy (Purdue University Press Series in the History of Philosophy)

Reinterpreting Modern Culture: An Introduction to Friedrich Nietzsche's Philosophy (Purdue University Press Series in the History of Philosophy)

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) presents himself several times as a physician of culture. He considers it his task to make a diagnosis of the culture of his age, to point to the latent or patent diseases, but also to the possibilities to overcome them. His diagnosis, prognosis, and prescriptions implied an overcoming of traditional interpretation of what is going on in the main domains of culture: knowledge, morality, religion, and art. This book presents Nietzsche's thoughts on knowledge and reality, on morality and politics, and on religion. Preceding these main dialogues is an introduction on the art of reading Nietzsche's texts and on his art of writing.

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Political Writings of Friedrich Nietzsche: An Edited Anthology

Political Writings of Friedrich Nietzsche: An Edited Anthology

This anthology brings together for the first time selections of Nietzsche?s political commentary found throughout his corpus, including some never before translated writings from his youth. The texts were carefully chosen to highlight Nietzsche?s political views and arranged chronologically to allow the reader to trace the development of Nietzsche?s political thought from his youth to his final writings of 1888. In their introduction and prefaces, Frank Cameron and Don Dombowsky insightfully demonstrate that Nietzsche was an observer of and responded to the political events which shaped the Bismarckian era. In the past two decades Nietzsche?s political thought has received increasing attention, yet only rarely has there been any attempt to situate it historically. This anthology thus provides an essential resource for understanding Nietzsche?s political ideas as they were stirred by the conflicts of this turbulent era.

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Philosophical Writings: Friedrich Nietzsche (German Library)

Philosophical Writings: Friedrich Nietzsche (German Library)

Philosophical Writings, part of the German Library Series contains essential portions of the theses that make Nietzsche the most controversial of philosophers. It includes: The Birth of Tragedy, Beyond Good and Evil, The Gay Science, Untimely Meditations, Human, All too Human, and other works. Included are Preface to Richard Wagner, On Truth and Falsity in their Extramortal Sense, The History of an Error, We Antipodes, Geneaology of Morals: A Polemic, and On the Pathos of Truth. Although his reputation has bordered on notoriety, Nietzsche's influence has unquestionably not diminished with time, and our fascination with him will be further fed by the publication of this volume. >

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Marine Lover of Friedrich Nietzsche (European Perspectives)

Marine Lover of Friedrich Nietzsche (European Perspectives)

Published in France in 1980, Marine Lover is the first in a trilogy in which Luce Irigaray links the interrogation of the feminine in post-Hegelian philosophy with a pre-Socratic investigation of the elements. Irigaray undertakes to interrogate Nietzche, the grandfather of poststructuralist philosophy, from the point of view of water. According to Irigaray, water is the element Nietzsche fears most. She uses this element in her narrative because for her there is a complex relationship between the feminine and the fluid. Irigaray's method is to engage in an amorous dialogue with the male philosopher. In this dialogue, she ruptures conventional discourse and writes in a lyrical style that defies distinction between theory, fiction, and philosophy.

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Ecce Homo (The Autobiography of Friedrich Nietzsche)

Ecce Homo (The Autobiography of Friedrich Nietzsche)

Written in 1888 just before the final years of insanity that would plague Friedrich Nietzsche until his death in 1900, "Ecce Homo" is an insightful reflection by the author upon his own life and his impact on the world of philosophy. In "Ecce Homo" Nietzsche offers his personal perspective on his various philosophical works including: "The Birth of Tragedy", "Thoughts out of Season", "Human, All-Too-Human", "The Dawn of Day", "The Gay Science", "Thus Spoke Zarathustra", "Beyond Good and Evil", "The Genealogy of Morals", "The Twilight of the Idols", and "The Case of Wagner". In this revealing little work we gain great insight into what Nietzsche was as he saw himself and a final reiteration of his core philosophy, a rejection of the Christian ideal that asserts suffering as a noble necessity of life and of Christianity as the bastion of supreme morality.

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Human, All Too Human II and Unpublished Fragments from the Period of Human, All Too Human II (Spring 1878?Fall 1879): Volume 4 (The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsch)

Human, All Too Human II and Unpublished Fragments from the Period of Human, All Too Human II (Spring 1878?Fall 1879): Volume 4 (The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsch)

Volume 4 of The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche contains two works, Mixed Opinions and Maxims (1879) and The Wanderer and His Shadow (1880), originally published separately, then republished together in the 1886 edition of Nietzsche's works. They mingle aphorisms drawn from notebooks of 1875-79, years when worsening health forced Nietzsche toward an increasingly solitary existence. Like its predecessor, Human, All Too Human II is above all an act of resistance not only to the intellectual influences that Nietzsche felt called upon to critique, but to the basic physical facts of his daily life. It turns an increasingly sharply formulated genealogical method of analysis toward Nietzsche's persistent concerns?metaphysics, morality, religion, art, style, society, politics and culture. The notebook entries included here offer a window into the intellectual sources behind Nietzsche's evolution as a philosopher, the reading and self-reflection that nourished his lines of thought. The linking of notebook entries to specific published aphorisms, included in the notes, allows readers of Nietzsche in English to trace for the first time the intensive process of revision through which he transformed raw notebook material into the finely crafted sequences of aphoristic reflection that signal his distinctiveness as a philosophical stylist.

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Friedrich Nietzsche in Seinen Werken. (German Edition)

Friedrich Nietzsche in Seinen Werken. (German Edition)

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book. ++++ The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to ensure edition identification: ++++ Friedrich Nietzsche In Seinen Werken Lou Andreas-Salom C. Konegen, 1894

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The Three Stigmata of Friedrich Nietzsche: Political Physiology in the Age of Nihilism

The Three Stigmata of Friedrich Nietzsche: Political Physiology in the Age of Nihilism

Following Nietzsche?s call for a philosopher-physician and his own use of the bodily language of health and illness as tools to diagnose the ailments of the body politic, this book offers a reconstruction of the concept of political physiology in Nietzsche?s thought, bridging gaps between Anglo-American, German and French schools of interpretation.

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Selected Letters of Friedrich Nietzsche (Hackett Classics)

Selected Letters of Friedrich Nietzsche (Hackett Classics)

This collection of more than two hundred of Nietzsche's letters offers a representative body of correspondence on subjects of main concern to him-philosophy, history, morals, music and literature. Also included are letters of biographical interest which, in Middleton's words, mark the stresses and turnings of his life. Among the addressees are Richard Wagner, Erwin Rohde, Jacob Burkhardt, Lou Salome, his mother, and his sister Elisabeth. The annihilating split in Nietzsche's personality that has been associated with his collapse on a street in Turin in 1889 is described in a moving letter from Franz Overbeck which forms the Epilogue. Index.

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The Philosophy Of Friedrich Nietzsche.

The Philosophy Of Friedrich Nietzsche.

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book. ++++ The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to ensure edition identification: ++++ The Philosophy Of Friedrich Nietzsche reprint Frank Thilly s.n, 1905 Philosophy; History & Surveys; Modern; Philosophy / History & Surveys / Modern

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Human, All Too Human II and Unpublished Fragments from the Period of Human, All Too Human II (Spring 1878?Fall 1879): Volume 4 (The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsch)

Human, All Too Human II and Unpublished Fragments from the Period of Human, All Too Human II (Spring 1878?Fall 1879): Volume 4 (The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsch)

Volume 4 of The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche contains two works, Mixed Opinions and Maxims (1879) and The Wanderer and His Shadow (1880), originally published separately, then republished together in the 1886 edition of Nietzsche's works. They mingle aphorisms drawn from notebooks of 1875-79, years when worsening health forced Nietzsche toward an increasingly solitary existence. Like its predecessor, Human, All Too Human II is above all an act of resistance not only to the intellectual influences that Nietzsche felt called upon to critique, but to the basic physical facts of his daily life. It turns an increasingly sharply formulated genealogical method of analysis toward Nietzsche's persistent concerns?metaphysics, morality, religion, art, style, society, politics and culture. The notebook entries included here offer a window into the intellectual sources behind Nietzsche's evolution as a philosopher, the reading and self-reflection that nourished his lines of thought. The linking of notebook entries to specific published aphorisms, included in the notes, allows readers of Nietzsche in English to trace for the first time the intensive process of revision through which he transformed raw notebook material into the finely crafted sequences of aphoristic reflection that signal his distinctiveness as a philosophical stylist.

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Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche

Pages: 164, Hardcover, De Gruyter

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The Very Best of Friedrich Nietzsche: Quotes from a Great Thinker

The Very Best of Friedrich Nietzsche: Quotes from a Great Thinker

'That which does not kill us makes us stronger. Though some may not know his name, there are few alive today who will not have heard some variation of at least one of Friedrich Nietzsche's many quotes. One of the great philosophers in human history, his unique ability to concisely articulate philosophies on life have made him a much respected and cited historical figure. This book brings together some of Nietzsche's finest thoughts on a variety of subjects, including religion, life, marriage and general philosophy.

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Friedrich Nietzsche: Asi hablo Zaratustra / El ocaso de los idolos / Mas alla del bien y del mal / El anticristo (Obras selectas series) (Spanish Edition)

Friedrich Nietzsche: Asi hablo Zaratustra / El ocaso de los idolos / Mas alla del bien y del mal / El anticristo (Obras selectas series) (Spanish Edition)

The titles included in this exceptional series gather the masterworks of some of world literature?s most celebrated names. Painstaking translations from the original English, German, Greek, and Russian preserve the essence of these classics for a Spanish-speaking audience, and the books themselves are elegantly and impeccably bound, as befits the contents. Whether drama, fiction, or philosophy, these magnum opera provide windows into social and historical contexts considerably different to the present day. Four of Friedrich Nietzsche?s classical philosophical treatises are gathered in this compilation. Los t tulos incluidos en esta colecci n excepcional re nen las obras definitivas de algunos de los nombres m s c lebres de la literatura mundial. Esmeradas traducciones del ingl s, el franc s, el alem n, el griego, el italiano y el ruso preservan la esencia de estos cl sicos para una audiencia hispanohablante, y los libros mismos est n elegante e impecablemente encuadernados, tal como requieren sus contenidos. Sean obras de drama, ficci n o filosof a, estas obras maestras son ventanas a contextos sociales e hist ricos muy distintos a los actuales. Cuatro de los tratados filos ficos cl sicos de Friedrich Nietzsche se re nen en esta compilaci n.

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Feminist Interpretations of Friedrich Nietzsche (Re-Reading the Canon)

Feminist Interpretations of Friedrich Nietzsche (Re-Reading the Canon)

Nietzsche has the reputation of being a virulent misogynist, so why are feminists interested in his philosophy? The essays in this volume provide answers to this question from a variety of feminist perspectives. The organization of the volume into two sets of essays, "Nietzsche's Use of Woman" and "Feminists' Use of Nietzsche," reflects the two general approaches taken to the issue of Nietzsche and woman. First, many debates have focused on how to interpret Nietzsche's remarks about women and femininity. Are all of Nietzsche's comments to be read literally, or is he being ironic, perhaps even parodying and subverting stereotypes about women? Second, is his philosophy useful to feminist theory? Can we separate his philosophy from his seemingly derogatory remarks about women? Can feminists use his criticisms of truth, objectivity, reason, and the autonomous subject to challenge the exclusion of women from the history of philosophy? Some view his critiques of dualism and essentialism as well as his perspectivism and social constructivism as adumbrating later feminist positions. Others find troubling his privileging of masculinity and paradigms of domination; they see Nietzsche's sexual dualism as countering otherwise transgressive themes. Contributors are Debra Bergoffen, Maudmarie Clark, Daniel Conway, Jacques Derrida, Jean Graybeal, Kathleen Higgins, Luce Irigaray, Sarah Kofman, Tamsin Lorraine, Kelly Oliver, David Owen, Marilyn Pearsall, Ofelia Schutte, Linda Singer, Lynne Tirrell, and Kathleen Wininger.

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Friedrich Nietzsche on the Philosophy of Right and the State

Friedrich Nietzsche on the Philosophy of Right and the State

First English translation of Nikos Kazantzakis?s 1909 doctoral dissertation on Nietzsche. This book represents the first English translation of Nikos Kazantzakis?s 1909 dissertation on Friedrich Nietzsche?s political and legal philosophy. Before Kazantzakis became one of the best-known modern Greek writers, he was an avid student of Nietzsche?s thought, discovering Nietzsche while studying law in Paris from 1907 to 1909. This powerful assessment of Nietzsche?s radical political thought is translated here from a restored and authentic recent edition of the original. Its deep insights are unencumbered by the encrustations that generations of Nietzsche?s admirers and detractors have deposed on the original Nietzschean corpus. The book also offers a revealing glimpse into the formative stage of Kazantzakis?s thought. This informative and richly poetic translation? comes? with comprehensive sources for the many quotations and allusions Kazantzakis uses throughout his argument; the? Notes? section covers almost half of Makridis?s book, in fact, and? all critics will welcome its diligent attention to detail? [A] marvelous and timely book. Southern Humanities Review? Thanks to the efforts of the translator, Kazantzakis?s bold, appreciative interpretation of Nietzsche is now available to Anglophone readers. While other figures from the period offered their thoughts on Nietzsche, none approaches the stature and genius of Kazantzakis. This book opens a unique window onto the European intellectual scene at the beginning of the twentieth century. Daniel W. Conway, author of Nietzsche and the Political

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The Works of Friedrich Nietzsche

The Works of Friedrich Nietzsche

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 Excerpt: . have to pay for the "general safety " is far too high, and, what is the maddest thing of all, we effect the very reverse of the general safety, a fact which our own century has undertaken to prove, as though it had never been proved before! Making society safe against thieves and fire, and thoroughly fit for all trade and traffic, and transforming the State in a good and evil sense into a kind of Providence-these are low, moderate, and by no means indispensable aims, which we ought not to strive after with the highest means and instruments in existence-these we ought to reserve for our highest and rarest aims. Our age, however much it may talk about economy, is a lavisher: it lavishes the most precious thing of all-the intellect. 180 Wars-The great wars of the present times are the results of the study of history. 181 Governing-Some people govern from a mere passion for governing; others in order not to be governed. To the latter it is only the lesser of two evils. 182 Rough consistency-People say with great reverence, "He is a character!"-that is, if he shows a rough consistency, though this consistency be obvious even to the dullest eye. But whenever a subtler and deeper intellect shows consistency in its higher methods, the spectators deny the existence of character. This is why cunning statesmen usually act their comedy under a cloak of rough consistency. 183 The old and the young-"There is something immoral in Parliaments," so many seem to reason even now, "for there one may have views quite opposed to the government." "We ought unconditionally to adopt that view which the gracious sovereign commands "-this is the eleventh commandment in many an honest, aged brain, especially in the north.

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Reinterpreting Modern Culture: An Introduction to Friedrich Nietzsche's Philosophy (Purdue University Press Series in the History of Philosophy)

Reinterpreting Modern Culture: An Introduction to Friedrich Nietzsche's Philosophy (Purdue University Press Series in the History of Philosophy)

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) presents himself several times as a physician of culture. He considers it his task to make a diagnosis of the culture of his age, to point to the latent or patent diseases, but also to the possibilities to overcome them. His diagnosis, prognosis, and prescriptions implied an overcoming of traditional interpretation of what is going on in the main domains of culture: knowledge, morality, religion, and art. This book presents Nietzsche's thoughts on knowledge and reality, on morality and politics, and on religion. Preceding these main dialogues is an introduction on the art of reading Nietzsche's texts and on his art of writing.

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The Philosophy Of Friedrich Nietzsche

The Philosophy Of Friedrich Nietzsche

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.

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The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche, Vol. 8 (Beyond Good and Evil / On the Genealogy of Morality)

The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche, Vol. 8 (Beyond Good and Evil / On the Genealogy of Morality)

Beyond Good and Evil is Nietzsche's first sustained philosophical treatment of issues important to him. Unlike the expository prose of the essayistic period (1872-76), the stylized forays and jabs of the aphoristic period (1878-82), and the lyrical-philosophical rhetoric of the Zarathustra-period (1882-85), Beyond Good and Evil inscribes itself boldly into the history of philosophy, challenging ancient and modern notions of philosophy's achievements and insisting on a new task for "new philosophers." This is a watershed book for Nietzsche and for philosophy in the modern era. On the Genealogy of Morality applies Nietzsche's celebrated genealogical method, honed in the earlier aphoristic writings, to the problem of morality's influence on the human species. In three treatises that strikingly anticipate insights appearing much later in Freud's Civilization and Its Discontents (1930), Nietzsche provides an anthropological psychograph of our species, revealing the origins of the concepts of good and evil, the roles played by guilt and bad conscience, and the persistence of ascetic ideals. Manifesting a hopeful yet unsentimental assessment of the human condition, these books resonated throughout the 20th century and continue to exert broad appeal.

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Unfashionable Observations: Volume 2 (The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche)

Unfashionable Observations: Volume 2 (The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche)

This new translation is the first to be published in a twenty-volume English-language edition of The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche, the first complete, critical, and annotated translation of all of Nietzsche's work. The Stanford edition is based on the Colli-Montinari edition, which has received universal praise: "It has revolutionized our understanding of one of the greatest German thinkers"; "Scholars can be confident for the first time of having a trustworthy text." Under the title Unzeitgem sse Betrachtungen, Nietzsche collected four essays published separately between 1873 and 1876: "David Strauss the Confessor and the Writer," "On the Utility and Liability of History for Life," "Schopenhauer as Educator," and "Richard Wagner in Bayreuth." The title, newly translated as Unfashionable Observations, spells out the common impulse linking these essays: Nietzsche's inimical attitude toward his "time," understood broadly as all the mainstream and popular movements that constituted contemporary European, but especially German, "culture" in the wake of the Prussian military victory over the French in 1871. The Unfashionable Observations are foundational works for Nietzsche's entire philosophy, prefiguring both his characteristic philosophical style and many of the major ideas he would develop in his later writings. This is the first English translation to include Nietzsche's variants to the published text.

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The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche, Vol. 2 (Classic Reprint)

The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche, Vol. 2 (Classic Reprint)

The essays contained in this volume treat of various subjects. With the exception of perhaps one we must consider all these papers as fragments. Written during the earlyS eventies, and intended mostly as prefaces, they are extremely interesting, since traces of Nietzsche slater tenets likeS lave and Master morality, theS uperman can be found everywhere. But they are also very valuable on account of the young philosophers daring and able handling of difficult and abstruse subjects. Truth andF alsity, and The Greek Woman are probably the two essays which will pi ove most attractive to the average reader. In the essay on The GREEKS tate the two tenets mentioned above are clearly discernible, though theS uperman still goes by theS chopenhauerian label genius. Our philosopher attacks the modern ideas of the dignity of man and of the dignity of labour, because Existence seems to be without worth and dignity. The preponderance of such illusory ideas is due to the political power nowadays vested in the slaves. The Greeks saw no dignity in labour. They saw the necessity of it, and the necessity of slavery, but felt ashamed of both. Not even the labour of the artist did they admire, although they praised his completed work. (Typographical errors above are due to OCR software and don't occur in the book.) About the Publisher Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, History, Folklore and Mythology. Forgotten Books' Classic Reprint Series utilizes the latest technology to regenerate facsimiles of historically important writings. Careful attention has been made to accurately preserve the original format of each page whilst digitally enhancing the aged text. Read books online for free at www. forgottenbooks.org

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Human, All Too Human I / A Book For Free Spirits: A Book for Free Spirits, Volume 3 (The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsch) (Vol 3)

Human, All Too Human I / A Book For Free Spirits: A Book for Free Spirits, Volume 3 (The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsch) (Vol 3)

This is the second volume to appear in an edition that will be the first complete, critical, and annotated English translation of all of Nietzsche?s work. Volume 2: Unfashionable Observations, translated by Richard T. Gray, was published in 1995. The edition is a new English translation, by various hands, of the celebrated Colli-Montinari edition, which has been acclaimed as one of the most important works of scholarship in the humanities in the last quarter century. The original Italian edition was simultaneously published in French, German, and Japanese. This volume of Human, All Too Human, the first of two parts, is the earliest of Nietzsche?s works in which his philosophical concerns and methodologies can be glimpsed. In this work Nietzsche began to establish the intellectual difference from his own cultural milieu and time that makes him our contemporary. Published in 1878, it marks both a stylistic and an intellectual shift away from Nietzsche?s own youthful affiliation with Romantic excesses of German thought and culture typified by Wagnerian opera.

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The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche: Human All-To-Human, A Book For Free Spirits, Part I

The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche: Human All-To-Human, A Book For Free Spirits, Part I

This title consists of "The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche: Human All-To-Human, A Book For Free Spirits" Part I

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Friedrich Nietzsche: On The Future of Our Educational Institutions

Friedrich Nietzsche: On The Future of Our Educational Institutions

Friedrich Nietzsche - On The Future of Our Educational Institutions. Translated, With Introduction, By J.M. Kennedy. Complete New Edition. The title I gave to these lectures ought, like all titles, to have been as definite, as plain, and as significant as possible; now, however, I observe that owing to a certain excess of precision, in its present form it is too short and consequently misleading. My first duty therefore will be to explain the title, together with the object of these lectures, to you, and to apologise for being obliged to do this. When I promised to speak to you concerning the future of our educational institutions, I was not thinking especially of the evolution of our particular institutions in Bale. However frequently my general observations may seem to bear particular application to our own conditions here, I personally have no desire to draw these inferences, and do not wish to be held responsible if they should be drawn, for the simple reason that I consider myself still far too much an inexperienced stranger among you, and much too superficially acquainted with your methods, to pretend to pass judgment upon any such special order of scholastic establishments, or to predict the probable course their development will follow. On the other hand, I know full well under what distinguished auspices I have to deliver these lectures?namely, in a city which is striving to educate and enlighten its inhabitants on a scale so magnificently out of proportion to its size, that it must put all larger cities to shame. This being so, I presume I am justified in assuming that in a quarter where so much is done for the things of which I wish to speak, people must also think a good deal about them. My desire?yea, my very first condition, therefore, would be to become united in spirit with those who have not only thought very deeply upon educational problems, but have also the will to promote what they think to be right by all the means in their power.

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Dawn: Thoughts on the Presumptions of Morality, Vol. 5 (The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche)

Dawn: Thoughts on the Presumptions of Morality, Vol. 5 (The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche)

Dawn is the most recent volume to appear in the first complete, critical, and annotated English edition of all of Nietzsche's work. The edition, organized originally by Ernst Behler and Bernd Magnus, is a translation of the celebrated Kritische Studienausgabe in 15 B nden (1980) edited by Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari. The book is the first to appear under the editorial direction of Alan D. Schrift, Keith Ansell-Pearson, and Duncan Large, and to incorporate subsequent corrections to the 1980 edition. Continuing the positivistic turn of Human, All Too Human, Dawn is the second installment in the free spirit trilogy that culminated in The Joyful Science. One of Nietzsche's "yes-saying" books, it marks his first significant confrontation with morality and offers glimpses of many of the signature themes in his mature works. Dawn has come to be admired in recent years for its ethical naturalism, psychological observations, and therapeutic insights. Presented in Nietzsche's aphoristic style, it is a text with hidden riches, one that must be read between the lines and one that the discerning reader will admire and cherish.

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Heinrich Heine und Friedrich Nietzsche: Eine Untersuchung zur Kongruenz im Denken beider Autoren (German Edition)

Heinrich Heine und Friedrich Nietzsche: Eine Untersuchung zur Kongruenz im Denken beider Autoren (German Edition)

Magisterarbeit, die am 01.08.1997 erfolgreich an einer Universit t - Gesamthochschule in Deutschland eingereicht wurde. Einleitung: Parallelen oder sogar Kongruenz im Denken von Heinrich Heine und Friedrich Nietzsche? Mutet das zun chst nicht paradox an! Heine, der furchtlose K mpfer mit der spitzen Feder, der sich f r Werte wie soziale Gerechtigkeit, Freiheit und Revolution stark gemacht hat - er, der "linke Dichter", soll etwas gemein haben mit dem "Gottesm rder", dem "Wertezertr mmerer" Nietzsche, der in elit rer Weise den "Untergang" der Menschen und die Heraufkunft eines " bermenschen" verk ndete? Worin sollen sie denn bestehen, diese Gemeinsamkeiten zwischen Heine, dem revolution ren Geist, dem schw rmerischen Dichter der Liebe, der von seinen Freunden geliebt wurde, bei seinen Feinden und Neidern hingegen verha t war ob seines scharfz ngigen Spottes ber die Menschen und die Gesellschaft seiner Zeit. Und auf der anderen Seite Nietzsche, dem Dekonstrukteur des gesellschaftlich berkommenen, mit seinen zum Teil nur schwer verdaulichen "Tiraden", die den "strikten Egoismus" verk ndend die "H rte" gegen sich selbst ebenso einforderten wie die "H rte" gegen Andere. Die vorliegende Untersuchung hat sich zum Ziel gesetzt, durch eine schwerpunktorientierte Analyse ausgew hlter Denkinhalte beider Autoren dieser in Frage stehenden und in der literaturwissenschaftlichen Forschung m.E. bis dato allenfalls unbefriedigt beantworteten "Problematik" nachzugehen. Zwar hat die literaturwissenschaftliche Forschung eine Unmenge an Material ber die hier zur Diskussion stehenden Autoren zusammengetragen und viele Winkel ihres Denkens eingehend "durchleuchtet". Aber der "blinde Fleck" ist nicht zu leugnen: In der Auseinandersetzung um den ideengeschichtlichen Kontext des 19. Jahrhunderts werden Heine und Nietzsche nur selten in einem Atemzug genannt. Wo doch - wie sp ter zu zeigen sein wird - Nietzsche in einigen charakteristischen Bereichen in Heine eine.

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Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche

The decisive influence of Friedrich Nietzsche on H.L. Mencken is readily acknowledged in the vast literature on the great American journalist and social critic. However, Mencken's 1908 study of the philosopher has been relegated to footnote status by Mencken's critics and biographers and has been largely ignored by Nietzsche scholars. There are good reasons for reversing this judgment. Mencken's work was one of the first comprehensive and sympathetic treatments of Nietzsche's thought in the English language. It is a provocative engagement with the German philosopher's complex and elusive ideas, enhanced by a style that reverberates with a verve and dynamism approaching Nietzsche's own. Mencken presents a view of Nietzsche that elucidates the latter's complex and contentious form of the "gospel of individualism" while evincing a keen appreciation of his unrivalled capacity for critical analysis. The historical scope of Nietzsche's thought is fully evident in Mencken's analysis as is its application to modern societies and politics. In tracing the biographical and intellectual impetus for Nietzsche's relentless attacks on conventional moralities and established modes of thought, Mencken discerned both an ideal and a method for grappling with social and cultural issues that remain salient in our own time.

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The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche

The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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The Last Journey of Jack Lewis: A Conversation of C.S. Lewis with Friedrich Nietzsche and Sigmund Freud

The Last Journey of Jack Lewis: A Conversation of C.S. Lewis with Friedrich Nietzsche and Sigmund Freud

When C.S. died in his home, at the Kiln, he found himself in the realm not quite what he expected. He found himself in the realm he could only fantasize and yet he quickly adapted to even Archangel's surprise. He also found a job to do. He was given a most difficult task but child like adventurous Jack took on the task only with joy.

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Infinite Autonomy: The Divided Individual in the Political Thought of G.W.F. Hegel and Friedrich Nietzsche

Infinite Autonomy: The Divided Individual in the Political Thought of G.W.F. Hegel and Friedrich Nietzsche

G.W.F. Hegel and Friedrich Nietzsche are often considered the philosophical antipodes of the nineteenth century. In Infinite Autonomy, Jeffrey Church draws on the thinking of both Hegel and Nietzsche to assess the modern Western defense of individuality?to consider whether we were right to reject the ancient model of community above the individual. The theoretical and practical implications of this project are important, because the proper defense of the individual allows for the survival of modern liberal institutions in the face of non-Western critics who value communal goals at the expense of individual rights. By drawing from Hegelian and Nietzschean ideas of autonomy, Church finds a third way for the individual?what he calls the? historical individual,? which goes beyond the disagreements of the ancients and the moderns while nonetheless incorporating their distinctive contributions.

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