Human All Too Human Part II: A Book For Free Spirits

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The publication of Human, All Too Human forms Nietzsche's first lengthy contribution to literature. His previous works comprise only the philological treatises, The Birth of Tragedy, and the essays on Strauss, Schopenhauer, and Wagner in Thoughts out of Season. With the volumes of Human, All Too Human Nietzsche appears for the first time in his true colours as philosopher. His purely scholarly publications, his essays in literary and musical criticism-especially the essay on Richard Wagner at Bayreuth-had, of course, foreshadowed his work as a thinker. The title of the book may be explained from a phrase in Thus Spake Zarathustra: "Verily, even the greatest I found-all-too-human." The keynote of these volumes is indeed disillusion and destruction. Nor is this to be wondered at, for all men must sweep away the rubbish before they can build. Hence we find here little of the constructive philosophy of Nietzsche-so far as he had a constructive philosophy. Cover photography by Paul Spremulli

Product Details

Price
$13.90
Publisher
Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publish Date
December 07, 2012
Pages
326
Dimensions
5.24 X 0.68 X 7.99 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781481190015

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About the Author

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche est un philologue, philosophe et poète allemand né le 15 octobre 1844 à Röcken, en Prusse, et mort le 25 août 1900 à Weimar, en Allemagne.