A Nietzsche Reader

Author: Friedrich Nietzsche

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141921714

Category: Philosophy

Page: 288

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The literary career of Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) spanned less than twenty years, but no area of intellectual inquiry was left untouched by his iconoclastic genius. The philosopher who announced the death of God in The Gay Science (1882) and went on to challenge the Christian code of morality in Beyond Good and Evil (1886), grappled with the fundamental issues of the human condition in his own intense autobiography, Ecce Homo (1888). Most notorious of all, perhaps, his idea of the triumphantly transgressive übermann ('superman') is developed in the extreme, yet poetic words of Thus Spake Zarathustra (1883-92). Whether addressing conventional Western philosophy or breaking new ground, Nietzsche vastly extended the boundaries of nineteenth-century thought.
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The Portable Nietzsche

Author: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Philosophy

Page: 692

View: 387

The works of Friedrich Nietzsche have fascinated readers around the world ever since the publication of his first book more than a hundred years ago. As Walter Kaufmann, one of the world's leading authorities on Nietzsche, notes in his introduction, "Few writers in any age were so full of ideas," and few writers have been so consistently misinterpreted. The Portable Nietzsche includes Kaufmann's definitive translations of the complete and unabridged texts of Nietzsche's four major works: Twilight of the Idols, The Antichrist, Nietzsche Contra Wagner and Thus Spoke Zarathustra. In addition, Kaufmann brings together selections from his other books, notes, and letters, to give a full picture of Nietzsche's development, versatility, and inexhaustibility. "In this volume, one may very conveniently have a rich review of one of the most sensitive, passionate, and misunderstood writers in Western, or any, literature."-Newsweek
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The Quest for Truth

The Allegorical Journey of Youngblood Hawke-Poet, Philosopher, Soldier of Fortune, and Professional Adventurer

Author: Brandon Perron

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595299512

Category: Fiction

Page: 312

View: 5330

The Quest for Truth chronicles the allegorical journey of Youngblood Hawke as he is transformed from a self-serving soldier of fortune to a warrior prince. Presented with the question and challenge of absolute truth by a mystical sage, Hawke's inability to respond is an epiphany to him and marks the beginning of his struggle and quest. Guided by a beautiful oracle, he is introduced to the teachings of Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Sun Tzu, Machiavelli, Nietzsche, Jose Ortega, Shakespeare, and William James spoken through mentors, sages, and prophets. His thoughts become poetically philosophical as he struggles with his own destiny. Marked as a threat to their power and control over humanity, the enemies of change seek to destroy him and his desire to understand. Youngblood Hawke's destiny as a warrior prince is realized when he raises an army of "Select Warriors" and leads them against the "mass," a secret and powerful society controlling many of the world's governments. Youngblood Hawke quickly learns that the spiritual and philosophical battle for truth will not only be waged on the battlefield but also within the darkest confines of the human mind, heart, and soul.
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Aphorisms on Love and Hate

Author: Friedrich Nietzsche

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141397918

Category: Philosophy

Page: 80

View: 1946

'We must learn to love, learn to be kind, and this from our earliest youth ... Likewise, hatred must be learned and nurtured, if one wishes to become a proficient hater' This volume contains a selection of Nietzsche's brilliant and challenging aphorisms, examining the pleasures of revenge, the falsity of pity, and the incompatibility of marriage with the philosophical life. Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from around the world and across many centuries. They take us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th-century California and the Russian steppe. Here are stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions. Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900). Nietzsche's works available in Penguin Classics are A Nietzsche Reader, Beyond Good and Evil, Ecce Homo, Human, All Too Human, On the Genealogy of Morals, The Birth of Tragedy, The Portable Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Twilight of Idols and Anti-Christ.
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Nietzsche als Philosoph

Author: Arthur Coleman Danto

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783770532308

Category:

Page: 341

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The Bloomsbury Companion to Existentialism

Author: Felicity Joseph,Jack Reynolds,Ashley Woodward

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472567854

Category: Philosophy

Page: 416

View: 2015

The Bloomsbury Companion to Existentialism is the definitive guide to this key area of modern European philosophy. Now available in paperback, the book covers the fundamental questions asked by existentialism, providing valuable guidance for students and researchers to some of the many important and enduring contributions of existentialist thinkers. Chapters from an international team of experts explore existentialism's relationship to philosophical method; ontology; politics; psychoanalysis; ethics; religion; literature; emotion; feminism and sexuality; emotions; authenticity and the self; its significance in Latin American culture; and its contribution to the development of post-structuralism and cognitive science. In addition, five short chapters summarize the status of canonical figures Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Sartre and de Beauvoir, delineating the historical approach to their work, while pointing to new directions contemporary research is now taking. Featuring a series of indispensable research tools such as an A to Z glossary, a timeline of key events, texts and thinkers in existentialism, a list of resources, and an annotated guide to further reading, this Companion is an essential resource to help the new reader navigate through the heart of Existentialism and modern European philosophy.
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Zur Genealogie der Moral

Author: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Publisher: tredition

ISBN: 3842415001

Category:

Page: 144

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Dieses Werk ist Teil der Buchreihe TREDITION CLASSICS. Der Verlag tredition aus Hamburg veröffentlicht in der Buchreihe TREDITION CLASSICS Werke aus mehr als zwei Jahrtausenden. Diese waren zu einem Großteil vergriffen oder nur noch antiquarisch erhältlich. Mit der Buchreihe TREDITION CLASSICS verfolgt tredition das Ziel, tausende Klassiker der Weltliteratur verschiedener Sprachen wieder als gedruckte Bücher zu verlegen - und das weltweit! Die Buchreihe dient zur Bewahrung der Literatur und Förderung der Kultur. Sie trägt so dazu bei, dass viele tausend Werke nicht in Vergessenheit geraten.
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Understanding Nietzscheanism

Author: Ashley Woodward

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317547802

Category: Philosophy

Page: 224

View: 1955

Nietzsche's critiques of traditional modes of thinking, valuing and living, as well as his radical proposals for new alternatives, have been vastly influential in a wide variety of areas, such that an understanding of his philosophy and its influence is important for grasping many aspects of contemporary thought and culture. However Nietzsche's thought is complex and elusive, and has been interpreted in many ways. Moreover, he has influenced starkly contrasting movements and schools of thought, from atheism to theology, from existentialism to poststructuralism, and from Nazism to feminism. This book charts Nietzsche's influence, both historically and thematically, across a variety of these contrasting disciplines and schools of interpretation. It provides both an accessible introduction to Nietzsche's thought and its impact and an overview of contemporary approaches to Nietzsche.
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Ecce Homo

How To Become What You Are

Author: Friedrich Nietzsche

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191605220

Category: Philosophy

Page: 176

View: 4748

'I am not a man, I am dynamite.' Ecce Homo is an autobiography like no other. Deliberately provocative, Nietzsche subverts the conventions of the genre and pushes his philosophical positions to combative extremes, constructing a genius-hero whose life is a chronicle of incessant self-overcoming. Written in 1888, a few weeks before his descent into madness, the book sub-titled 'How To Become What You Are' passes under review all Nietzsche's previous works so that we, his 'posthumous' readers, can finally understand him aright, on his own terms. He reaches final reckonings with his many enemies - Richard Wagner, German nationalism, 'modern men' in general - and above all Christianity, proclaiming himself the Antichrist. Ecce Homo is the summation of an extraordinary philosophical career, a last great testament to Nietzsche's will.
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Penguin classics

a complete annotated listing of Penguin classics and twentieth-century classics

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780147710901

Category: Literature

Page: 233

View: 6013

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Die schöne Cassandra. Sämtliche Jugendwerke

Reclam Taschenbuch

Author: Jane Austen

Publisher: Reclam Verlag

ISBN: 3159612082

Category: Fiction

Page: 330

View: 8791

Selbst Liebhaber ihrer sechs Romane wissen häufig nicht, dass Jane Austen schon zwischen ihrem elften und siebzehnten Lebensjahr eine ganze Reihe kürzerer fiktionaler Texte schrieb. Diese blieben lange im Besitz der Familie, die es nicht für angebracht hielt, »diesen Werdegang der Öffentlichkeit zu enthüllen«. Janes Jugendwerke wurden deshalb zum allergrößten Teil erst im 20. Jahrhundert zugänglich. Es sind Texte von überbordender Phantasie, einem frechen Humor, einer unbändigen Lust, zu provozieren, die Ursula und Christian Grawe erstmals vollständig ins Deutsche übersetzt haben.
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Grounding the Nietzsche Rhetoric of Earth

Author: Adrian Del Caro

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 9783110180381

Category: Philosophy

Page: 460

View: 9677

This treatment is the first to comprehensively address the issue of where Nietzsche stands in relation to environment, and it will contribute to the 'greening' of Nietzsche. Using a philological method Del Caro reveals the ecumenical Nietzsche whose doctrines are strategies for responsible and creative partnership between humans and earth. The major doctrines are shown to be organically related to early writings linked to paganism, the quotidian, and the closest things of Human, All Too Human. Perspective is shifted from time to place in the eternal recurrence of the same, and from power to empowerment in The Will to Power.
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Nietzsche's 'The Birth of Tragedy'

A Reader's Guide

Author: Douglas Burnham,Martin Jesinghausen

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1441171665

Category: Philosophy

Page: 208

View: 1594

Friedrich Nietzsche was arguably the most important and influential thinker of the nineteenth century. The Birth of Tragedy, his first published work, is a classic text that remains an essential read for those seeking to understand the development of Nietzsche's ideas. Indeed, it is difficult to make sense of Nietzsche as a philosopher and writer without a thorough understanding of The Birth of Tragedy, without doubt one of his most influential texts. Nietzsche's 'The Birth of Tragedy': A Reader's Guide offers a concise and accessible introduction to this hugely important and yet challenging work. Written specifically to meet the needs of students coming to Nietzsche for the first time, the book offers guidance on: - Philosophical and historical context - Key themes - Reading the text- Reception and influence - Further reading
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The Vision of Nietzsche

Author: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Publisher: Element Books Limited

ISBN: N.A

Category: Philosophy

Page: 196

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God is dead, there are no universal truths, no morality. We stand alone in the universe ... Nietzsche conjured up nihilism, embraced it, then discovered that this philosophy was untenable. But out of his struggle emerged his great redemptive vision - the will to power of the Superman. This powerful book presents an introduction to Nietzsche's life, while carefully selected excerpts from his writings show the development of his thinking. Finally Novak compares Nietzsche's ideal of the Superman with Buddhism's tried and tested notion of the Bodhisattva.
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Aphorismen

Author: Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783717512547

Category: Quotations, German

Page: 543

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Aufklärer, Rationalist, Skeptiker - viele Charakterisierungen treffen auf Lichtenberg zu. Was er in über dreissig Jahren für seine "Sudelbücher" zusammentrug, ist in jeder Hinsicht einzigartig, und bis heute überraschen die Fülle und Vielfalt des Gesammelten, das in der deutschen wie in der Weltliteratur seinesgleichen sucht. Viele von Lichtenbergs Notaten können als klassische Aphorismen bezeichnet werden, mit List und Eleganz pointierte Beobachtungen. In der Mehrzahl handelt es sich jedoch um Aperçus: Wahrnehmungen im eigentlichen Sinne des Wortes, Einfälle, Eingebungen, blitzartig auf- und einleuchtende Einsichten in die verschiedenen widerspruchsvollen Lebensbereiche des Menschen.
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Nietzsche and Antiquity

His Reaction and Response to the Classical Tradition

Author: Paul Bishop

Publisher: Camden House

ISBN: 9781571132826

Category: Philosophy

Page: 505

View: 7686

Wide-ranging essays making up the first major study of Nietzsche and the classical tradition in a quarter of a century.
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Penguin Classics

A Complete Annotated Listing of Penguin Classics, Twentieth-century Classics, Nature Classics, and the Pelican Shakespeare Series

Author: Penguin (Firm)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780147715975

Category: Literature

Page: 285

View: 498

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Ecce opus

Author: Rüdiger Görner

Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht

ISBN: 9783525208304

Category: History

Page: 240

View: 8542

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Why Nietzsche now?

Author: Daniel T. O'Hara

Publisher: Indiana Univ Pr

ISBN: N.A

Category: Philosophy

Page: 441

View: 4368

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