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Break-Out from the Crystal Palace: The Anarcho-Psychological Critique: Stirner, Nietzsche, Dostoevsky (Rouledge Library Editions: Friedrich Nietzsche)

Break-Out from the Crystal Palace: The Anarcho-Psychological Critique: Stirner, Nietzsche, Dostoevsky (Rouledge Library Editions: Friedrich Nietzsche)

Before Marcuse and Laing, before Heidegger and Sartre, even before Freud, the way was prepared for the anarcho-psychological critique of economic man, of all codes of ideology or absolute morality, and of scientific habits of mind. First published in 1974, this title traces this philosophical tradition to its roots in the nineteenth century, to the figures of Stirner, Nietzsche and Dostoevsky, and to their psychological demolition of the two alternative axes of social theory and practice, a critique which today reads more pertinently than ever, and remains unanswered. To understand this critique is crucial for an age which has shown a mounting revulsion at the consequences of the Crystal Palace, symbol at once of technologico-industrial progress and its rationalist-scientist ideology, an age whose imaginative preoccupations have telescoped onto the individual, and whose interest has switched from the social realm to that of anarchic, inner, 'psychological man'.

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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 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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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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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 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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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 complete works of Friedrich Nietzsche

The complete works of Friedrich Nietzsche

Nietzsche sessay, Richard Wagner tn Bayreuth, appeared in 1876, and his next publication was his present work, which was issued in 1878. A comparison of the books will show that the two years of meditation intervening had brought about a great change in Nietzsche sviews, his style of expressing them, and the form in which they were cast. The Dionysian, overflowing with life, gives way to an Apollonian thinker with a touch of pessimism. The long essay form is abandoned, and instead we have a series of aphorisms, some tinged with melancholy, others with satire, several, especially towards the end, with Nietzschian wit at its best, and a few at the beginning so very abstruse as to require careful study. Since the Bayreuth festivals of 1876, Nietzsche had gradually come to see Wagner as he really was. The ideal musician that Nietzsche had pictured in his own mind turned out to be nothing more than a rather dilettante philosopher, an opportunistic decadent with a suspicious tendency towards Christianity. The young philosopher thereupon proceeded to shake off the influence which the musician had exercised upon him. (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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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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Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche

Pages: 164, Hardcover, De Gruyter

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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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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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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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Friedrich Nietzsche-Volume I & II (Chinese Edition)

Friedrich Nietzsche-Volume I & II (Chinese Edition)

Pages: 299, Paperback, The Commercial Press

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

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

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 D rer's magic square as depicted in Melancholia I. The link with D rer is far from arbitrary because Mann directly aligned Nietzschean insight with D rer's world of passion, sympathy with suffering, the macabre stench of rotting flesh, and Faustian melancholy.

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Friedrich Nietzsche (Routledge Critical Thinkers)

Friedrich Nietzsche (Routledge Critical Thinkers)

It is difficult to imagine a world without common sense, the distinction between truth and falsehood, the belief in some form of morality or an agreement that we are all human. But Friedrich Nietzsche did imagine such a world, and his work has become a crucial point of departure for contemporary critical theory and debate. This volume introduces this key thinker to students of literary and cultural studies, offering a lucid account of Nietzsche's thought on: * anti-humanism * good and evil * the Overman * nihilism * the Will to Power. Lee Spinks prepares readers for their first encounter with Nietzsche's most influential texts, enabling them to begin to apply his thought in studies of literature, art and contemporary culture.

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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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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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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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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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Erinnerungen an Friedrich Nietzsche: [Reprint der Originalausgabe von 1901] (German Edition)

Erinnerungen an Friedrich Nietzsche: [Reprint der Originalausgabe von 1901] (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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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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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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The Philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche

The Philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche

The first book on Nietzsche ever to appear in English, this examination by legendary journalist H.L. Mencken is still one of the most enlightening. Mencken wrote this book while still in his 20s, but his penchant for thoroughness was evident even at that young age?in preparation for writing this book, he read Nietzsche's works in their entirety, mostly in the original German. A brief biographical sketch is followed by clear and thorough explanations of Nietzsche's basic concepts and attitudes. Analyzed are Nietzsche's much-misunderstood concept of the superman, his concept of eternal recurrence, his rejection of Christianity, and his basic rationalism and materialism. Included are two essays on Nietzsche that appeared in Mencken's magazine The Smart Set subsequent to the publishing of the original edition of this book. Nearly a century after its original publication, this remains one of the clearest, most concise, and entertaining introductions to Nietzsche to date.

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The Birth of Tragedy: The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche

The Birth of Tragedy: The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche

The Birth of Tragedy, first Nietzsche's books. It was republished in 1886 as The Birth of Tragedy, Or: Hellenism and Pessimism. An Attempt at Self-Criticism, wherein Nietzsche commented on this very early work. In this book Nietzsche characterizes the conflict between two distinct tendencies - the Apollonian and Dionysian. Nietzsche describes in this book how from Socrates onward the Apollonian had dominated Western thought, and raises German Romanticism as a possible reintroduction of the Dionysian to the salvation of European culture.

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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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Thus Spoke Zarathustra: The First Book to Understand Friedrich Nietzsche (Chinese Edition)

Thus Spoke Zarathustra: The First Book to Understand Friedrich Nietzsche (Chinese Edition)

Written in the form of a prose narrative, Thus Spake Zarathustra offers the philosophy of its author through the voice of Zarathustra who, after years of meditation, has come down from a mountain to offer his wisdom to the world. It is this work in which Nietzsche made his famous statement that "God is dead" and in which he presented some of the most influential and well-known ideas of his philosophy, including those of the Ubermensch and the "will to power." Though this is essentially a work of philosophy, it is also a masterpiece of literature. The book is a combination of prose and poetry, including epigrams, dithyrambs, and parodies as well as sections of pure poetry.

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The Dawn of Day: Thoughts on the Prejudices of Morality (Classic Friedrich Nietzsche - Top 100 Psychology)

The Dawn of Day: Thoughts on the Prejudices of Morality (Classic Friedrich Nietzsche - Top 100 Psychology)

Classic Friedrich Nietzsche? Top 100 Psychology Books. An Absolute Gem? The Dawn of Day by Friedrich Nietzsche. Thoughts on the Prejudices of Morality. When Nietzsche called his book The Dawn of Day, he was far from giving it a merely fanciful title to attract the attention of that large section of the public which judges books by their titles rather than by their contents. The Dawn of Day represents, figuratively, the dawn of Nietzsche's own philosophy. Hitherto he had been considerably influenced in his outlook, if not in his actual thoughts, by Schopenhauer, Wagner, and perhaps also Comte. Human, all-too-Human, belongs to a period of transition. After his rupture with Bayreuth, Nietzsche is, in both parts of that work, trying to stand on his own legs, and to regain his spiritual freedom; he is feeling his way to his own philosophy. The Dawn of Day, written in 1881 under the invigorating influence of a Genoese spring, is the dawn of this new Nietzsche. With this book I open my campaign against morality,? he himself said later in his autobiography, the Ecce Homo. Just as in the case of the books written in his prime?The Joyful Wisdom, Zarathustra, Beyond Good and Evil, and The Genealogy of Morals?we cannot fail to be impressed in this work by Nietzsche's deep psychological insight, the insight that showed him to be a powerful judge of men and things unequalled in the nineteenth or, perhaps, any other century. One example of this is seen in his searching analysis of the Apostle Paul (Aphorism 68), in which the soul of the? First Christian? is ruthlessly and realistically laid bare to us. Nietzsche's summing-up of the Founder of Christianity?for of course, as is now generally recognised, it was Paul, and not Christ, who founded the Christian Church?has not yet called forth those bitter attacks from theologians that might have been expected, though one reason for this apparent neglect is no doubt that the portrait is so true, and in these circumstances silence is certainly golden on the part of defenders of the faith, who are otherwise, as a rule, loquacious enough. Nor has the taunt in Aphorism 84 elicited an answer from the quarter whither it was directed; and the? free? (not to say dishonest) interpretation of the Bible by Christian scholars and theologians, which is still proceeding merrily, is now being turned to Nietzsche's own writings. For the philosopher's works are now being? explained away? by German theologians in a most naive and daring fashion, and with an ability which has no doubt been acquired as the result of centuries of skilful interpretation of the Holy Writ.

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Constellation: Friedrich Nietzsche and Walter Benjamin in the Now-Time of History

Constellation: Friedrich Nietzsche and Walter Benjamin in the Now-Time of History

Constellation is the first extended exploration of the relationship between Walter Benjamin, the Weimar-era revolutionary cultural critic, and the radical philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. The affinity between these noncontemporaneous thinkers serves as a limit case manifesting the precariousness and potentials of cultural transmission in a disillusioned present. In five chapters, Constellation presents the changing figure of Nietzsche as Benjamin encountered him: an inspiration to his student activism, an authority for his skeptical philology, a manifestation of his philosophical nihilism, a companion in his political exile, and ultimately a subversive collaborator in his efforts to think beyond the hopeless temporality-new and always the same-of the present moment in history. By excavating this neglected relationship philologically and elaborating its philosophical implications in the surviving texts of both men, Constellation produces new and compelling readings of their works and through them triangulates a theoretical limit in the present, a fractured "now-time" suspended between madness and suicide, from which the collective future regains a measure of consequential and transformative vitality.

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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) (v. 3, Pt. 1)

Human, All Too Human I / A Book For Free Spirits: A Book for Free Spirits, Volume 3 (The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsch) (v. 3, Pt. 1)

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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Friedrich Nietzsche and the Politics of History (Ideas in Context)

Friedrich Nietzsche and the Politics of History (Ideas in Context)

This book explores Friedrich Nietzsche's understanding of modern political culture and his position in the history of modern political thought. Surveying Nietzsche's entire intellectual career from his years as a student in Bonn and Leipzig during the 1860s to his genealogical project of the 1880s, Christian Emden contributes to a historically informed discussion of Nietzsche's response to the political predicaments of modernity, and sheds new light on the intellectual and political culture in Germany as the ideals of the Enlightenment gave way to the demands of the modern nation state. This is a distinguished addition to the series of Ideas in Context, and a major reassessment of a philosopher and aphorist whose stature among post-enlightenment European thinkers is now almost unrivalled.

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Friedrich Nietzsche, Collection

Friedrich Nietzsche, Collection

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844? 1900) was a German philologist, philosopher, cultural critic, poet and composer. He wrote several critical texts on religion, morality, contemporary culture, philosophy and science, displaying a fondness for metaphor, irony and aphorism. Nietzsche's key ideas include the Apollonian/Dionysian dichotomy, perspectivism, the Will to Power, the "death of God", the bermensch and eternal recurrence. One of the key tenets of his philosophy is the concept of "life-affirmation," which embraces the realities of the world in which we live over the idea of a world beyond. It further champions the creative powers of the individual to strive beyond social, cultural, and moral contexts. His radical questioning of the value and objectivity of truth has been the focus of extensive commentary, and his influence remains substantial, particularly in the continental philosophical schools of existentialism, postmodernism, and post-structuralism. His ideas of individual overcoming and transcendence beyond structure and context have had a profound impact on late-twentieth and early-twenty-first century thinkers, who have used these concepts as points of departure in the development of their philosophies. Most recently, Nietzsche's reflections have been received in various philosophical approaches which which move beyond humanism, e.g. metahumanism, posthumanism, transhumanism. In this book: Beyond Good and Evil Translator: Helen Zimmern Thus Spake Zarathustra, A Book for All and None Translator: Thomas Common The Antichrist Translator: H.L. Mencken Thoughts out of Season Translator: Oscar Levy On the Future of our Educational Institutions Translator: Oscar Levy

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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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Selected Letters of Friedrich Nietzsche Edited, With a Preface, By, Dr. Oscar Levy Authorized Translation (Classic Reprint)

Selected Letters of Friedrich Nietzsche Edited, With a Preface, By, Dr. Oscar Levy Authorized Translation (Classic Reprint)

Friedrich Nietzsche sprivate correspondence consists of a selection from the five-volume edition published in Germany between the years 1900-1909. Private letters are now recognized all the world over as a most important supplementary trait to a literary mans portrait, re vealing as they do the more homely and intimate side of an authors mind and character. The special and additional value of Nietzsche sprivate correspondence consists in this, that here we have a writer of the most forbidding aspect, a prophet of almost superhuman inspiration, a hermit inhabiting a desert of icy glaciers, coming down, so to say, to the inhabited valley, to the familiar plain, where he assumes a human form and a human speech, where he exhibits a human heart and a human sympathy. (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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Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche

One of the most controversial influences that Nietzsche had was on the Nazi party and Hitler's personality because Nietzcshe's theories were the bases of Hitler's ayran race. Some people, think that Neitzche's philosphies were used as a guide for hitler's destruction. . Nietzsche influenced George Brandes who developed a philosophy called "aristricatic radicalism" which was inspired by Nietzsche's Overman theory. Nietzsche also influenced Sigmund Frued and Carl Jung, two great psychologists, in admiration and credited him with many insights into human's character. Nietzsche also influenced many authors of fiction and poetry. He inspired drama plays, and helped people better understand the behavior of the human.

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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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Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900): Economy and Society (The European Heritage in Economics and the Social Sciences)

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900): Economy and Society (The European Heritage in Economics and the Social Sciences)

Friedrich Nietzsche?s influence on the development of modern social sciences has not been well documented. This volume reconsiders some of Nietzsche?s writings on economics and the science of state, pioneering a line of research up to now unavailable in English. The authors intend to provoke conversation and inspire research on the role that this much misunderstood philosopher and cultural critic has played? or should play? in the history of economics.

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