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Nietzsche: Selections (The Great Philosophers)

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Few philosophers have been as widely misunderstood as Nietzsche. His detractors and followers alike have often fundamentally misinterpreted him, distorting his views and intentions and criticizing or celebrating him for reasons removed from the views he actually held. Now available in paper, b /b b i Nietzsche /i /b assesses his place in European thought, concentrating upo

Paperback, 401 pages
Published April 2nd 1993 by Pearson (first published February 5th 1971)
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I must admit, my first encounter with the Nietzsch wasn't great, but this go around taught me to appreciate the philosophy and style of the man.
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We possess art lest we perish of the truth.

And life itself told me this secret: 'Behold,' it said, 'I am that which must always conquer itself.'

Truths are illusions whose illusoriness is overlooked.

The eye of the judge glints with the cold steel of the executioner.

Every philosophy conceals another philosophy; every opinion is also a hiding-place, every word a mask.
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Dec 03, 2008 Sam Grace marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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Park says he pulls out the themes most used by Foucault so if you wanna know his influences, read this. Does a great job of synthesizing Nietzsche.
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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844–1900) is a German philosopher of the late 19th century who challenged the foundations of Christianity and traditional morality. He was interested in the enhancement of individual and cultural health, and believed in life, creativity, power, and the realities of the world we live in, rather than those situated in a world beyond. Central to his philosophy is the ide ...more
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