No modern philosopher has been more maligned and misunderstood or more cynically exploited than Friedrich Nietzsche.
Author: Curtis Cate
Publisher: Random House
Category: Biography & Autobiography
No modern philosopher has been more maligned and misunderstood or more cynically exploited than Friedrich Nietzsche. Physically handicapped by weak eyesight, violent headaches and bouts of nausea, this paradoxical thinker fashioned a philosophy, which made short shrift of self-pity and the ostentatious display of compassion. The son of a Lutheran clergyman, whom he adored, he became a fearless agnostic who proclaimed, in Thus Spake Zarathustra that 'God is dead!' Of modest bourgeois origins, he detested middle-class conformity, and turned to an uncompromising cult of 'aristocratic radicalism'. Nietzsche was the first major philosopher to place psychology, rather than mathematics, logic, physics, or history, at the very centre of his thinking. The wealth and diversity of Nietzsche's aphorisms and brief essays - close to 2,700 - make him the most seminal and provocative thinker of modern times. Many of his aphorisms, highly personal statements of his likes and dislikes, are puzzling. They become truly comprehensible only within the context of his restless life, revealed in this enthralling biography.
This book offers a succinct guide to Friedrich Nietzsche’s contributions to educational thought, placing them within the context of his overall philosophy and adding biographical background information that sheds light on his thinking.
Author: Robin Small
This book offers a succinct guide to Friedrich Nietzsche’s contributions to educational thought, placing them within the context of his overall philosophy and adding biographical background information that sheds light on his thinking. Topics discussed in detail include theories of knowledge and life, concepts of teaching and learning, and practice and policy issues in modern education. Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900) was a major Western thinker with much to say about education, both directly and indirectly. A fierce critic of the schools and universities of his time, he affirms the centrality of ‘culture’ and the exceptional individual as the true aim of education. For Nietzsche, the human predicament is characterised by the tension between knowledge and life. The task of education is to reconcile these demands, but that requires a radical rethinking of knowledge and a re-evaluation of morality. Nietzsche’s new conception of truth replaces facts with interpretations, and certainty with bold experiment. His new virtues arise out of the ‘sublimation’ of drives that are condemned by traditional morality. An education of the future promotes these aspects of individual development. Even so, Nietzsche seems to think that, in the end, it is up to each of us to engage in a broader task of self-realisation, for which he has a cryptic formula: “Become what you are.”
This vintage book contains Friedrich Nietzsche’s 1889 treatise, “An Essay on Aristocratic Radicalism”.
Author: George Brandes
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
Category: Biography & Autobiography
This vintage book contains Friedrich Nietzsche’s 1889 treatise, “An Essay on Aristocratic Radicalism”. This fascinating essay is recommended for students of philosophy, and would make for a worthy addition to collections of allied literature. Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844 - 1900) was a German philosopher, poet, composer, and scholar. He wrote numerous critical essays on morality, culture, philosophy, science, and religion - radically questioning the value and objectivity of truth. Many antiquarian texts such as this, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are increasingly hard to come by and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now in an affordable, modern, high quality edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.
Nietzsche's key ideas include the Apollonian/Dionysian dichotomy, perspectivism, the Will to Power, the "death of God," the Übermensch and eternal recurrence.
Author: Frieich Nietzsche
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 Ubermensch 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 The Dawn of Day Translator: John McFarland Kennedy"
This comprehensive eBook presents Nietzsche’s complete works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully ...
Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
Publisher: Delphi Classics
The German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche became one of the most influential thinkers of the nineteenth century, whose attempts to unmask the motives that underlie traditional Western religion, morality and philosophy would deeply affect generations of philosophers, psychologists and authors. This comprehensive eBook presents Nietzsche’s complete works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Nietzsche’s life and works * Concise introductions to the novels and other texts * ALL the published books, with individual contents tables * Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original German texts * Excellent formatting of the texts * Includes rare translations of Nietzsche’s poetry * Easily locate the poems you want to read * Includes Nietzsche’s rare autobiography ‘Ecce Homo’ * Special criticism section, with essays evaluating Nietzsche’s contribution to modern thought * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres Please note: there are no known translations in the public domain of a few early essays. When more translations become available, they will be added to the collection as a free update. Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: The Philosophical Writings HOMER AND THE CLASSICAL PHILOLOGY ON THE FUTURE OF OUR EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS THE GREEK STATE AND OTHER FRAGMENTS THE RELATION BETWEEN A SCHOPENHAUERIAN PHILOSOPHY AND A GERMAN CULTURE HOMER’S CONTEST THE BIRTH OF TRAGEDY ON TRUTH AND LIES IN A NONMORAL SENSE PHILOSOPHY IN THE TRAGIC AGE OF THE GREEKS THOUGHTS OUT OF SEASON HUMAN, ALL TOO HUMAN THE DAWN OF DAY THE JOYFUL WISDOM THUS SPOKE ZARATHUSTRA BEYOND GOOD AND EVIL THE GENEALOGY OF MORALS THE CASE OF WAGNER THE TWILIGHT OF THE IDOLS THE ANTICHRIST NIETZSCHE CONTRA WAGNER THE WILL TO POWER WE PHILOLOGISTS The Poetry LIST OF POEMS LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Autobiography ECCE HOMO The Criticism FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE by George Brandes NIETZSCHE by John Cowper Powys NIETZSCHE AND WAGNER by Arthur Johnstone THE GERMAN WAR-TRIUMVIRATE by CHARLES SAROLEA PROPHETS OF DISSENT: NIETZSCHE by Otto Heller NIETZSCHE AND OTHER EXPONENTS OF INDIVIDUALISM by Paul Carus Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles
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.
Author: Luce Irigaray
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.
SHORT BIBLIOGRAPHY Andler , Charles . Nietzsche : Sa vie et sa pensée . 6
vols . . Paris : Bassard , 1920 – 31 . Bernoulli , C . A . Franz Overbeck und Friedrich Nietzsche : . . eine Freundschaft . 2 vols . Jena : E . Diederichs , 1908 .
Author: Nandita Biswas MellamphyPublish On: 2010-12-21
Nietzsche reminds us in Twilight of the Idols that the philosopher's warrior spirit ... the historical conquest of 58 The Three Stigmata of Friedrich Nietzsche.
Author: Nandita Biswas Mellamphy
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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Author: Georg Brandes
Publisher: Haskell House Pub Limited
An important short study of Nietzsche by the famed European critic. Included are selections from the Brandes-Nietzsche correspondence.
Nietzsche himself thought that all philosophy was autobiographical and in this myth-shattering book, Sue Prideaux brings readers into the world of a brilliant, eccentric and deeply troubled man, illuminating the events and people that ...
Author: Sue Prideaux
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Friedrich Nietzsche's work blasted the foundation of western thinking. The death of God, the Übermensch, and the slave morality permeate our culture, high and low, and yet he is one of history's most misunderstood philosophers. Nietzsche himself thought that all philosophy was autobiographical and in this myth-shattering book, Sue Prideaux brings readers into the world of a brilliant, eccentric and deeply troubled man, illuminating the events and people that shaped his life and work. From his placid, devoutly Christian upbringing, overshadowed by the mysterious death of his father, through his lonely philosophising on high mountains, to the horror and pathos of his final descent into madness, Prideaux explores Nietzsche's intellectual, emotional and spiritual life with insight and sensitivity. The book is studded with unforgettable portraits of the people who were most important to him, including Richard and Cosima Wagner, Lou Salomé - the femme fatale who broke his heart - and his rabidly nationalist and anti-Semitic sister Elizabeth, who betrayed him by manipulating his texts and putting them to infinite misuse at the hands of the Nazis. Today, Nietzsche's ideas continue to be adopted by both the left and the right. I Am Dynamite! is the essential biography for anyone seeking to understand the philosopher who foresaw - and sought solutions to - our own troubled times.
This eBook features the unabridged text of ‘The Will to Power by Friedrich Nietzsche - Delphi Classics (Illustrated)’ from the bestselling edition of ‘The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche’.
Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
Publisher: Delphi Classics
This eBook features the unabridged text of ‘The Will to Power by Friedrich Nietzsche - Delphi Classics (Illustrated)’ from the bestselling edition of ‘The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche’. Having established their name as the leading publisher of classic literature and art, Delphi Classics produce publications that are individually crafted with superior formatting, while introducing many rare texts for the first time in digital print. The Delphi Classics edition of Nietzsche includes original annotations and illustrations relating to the life and works of the author, as well as individual tables of contents, allowing you to navigate eBooks quickly and easily. eBook features: * The complete unabridged text of ‘The Will to Power by Friedrich Nietzsche - Delphi Classics (Illustrated)’ * Beautifully illustrated with images related to Nietzsche’s works * Individual contents table, allowing easy navigation around the eBook * Excellent formatting of the textPlease visit www.delphiclassics.com to learn more about our wide range of titles
This book--the first to bring together the poems in English--restores them to their proper central position in the Nietzsche canon.
Author: Philip Grundlehner
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Nietzsche has long been recognized and acclaimed as a thinker who transcends disciplinary categories. Although much has been written of him as a forerunner of existentialism, Freudian psychology, and modern linguistics, no modern study had been devoted to one of his lifelong preoccupations: his poetry. This book--the first to bring together the poems in English--restores them to their proper central position in the Nietzsche canon. Begun in early youth and composed and revised until the onset of his insanity in 1899, the poems reflect his own imperative that "the philosopher should recognize that which is necessary and the artist should create it." In The Poetry of Friedrich Nietzsche Grundlehner examines 30 major poems and in so doing draws allusions and references to 220 juvenilia, songs, epigrams, dithyrambs, and verse fragments found throughout Nietzsche's writing. Arranged chronologically according to the various stages of Nietzsche's life and philosophical development, these not only bear testimony to the many changes in his environment and thinking, but from a rich background to his prose writings. Excerpt: "Toward New Seas" (1882) Toward that place--is my will. And I trust Henceforth myself and my grip. Open lies the sea, my Genose ship heads into the blue. Everything is shining new and newer for me. Noon sleeps upon space and time--: Only your eye--monstrously, Stare at me, Infinity!