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Selections (Great Philosophers)

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Selections from his philosophy;includes Nietzsche's writings on Truth and Illusion, History, Art and Psychology and more.
Paperback, 401 pages
Published April 2nd 1993 by Pearson
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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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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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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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