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Approaching the writing of major intellectuals, artists, and philosophers need no longer be daunting. How to Read is a new sort of introduction--a personal master class in reading--that brings you face to face with the work of some of the most influential and challenging writers in history. In lucid, accessible language, these books explain essential topics such as Nietzsc ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published September 17th 2005 by W. W. Norton Company (first published February 7th 2005)
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peiman-mir5 rezakhani
دوستانِ گرانقدر، پس از نوشتن ریویو و نقد کتابِ <چنین گفت زرتشت>، برخی از دوستان بر من خُرده گرفتند که وقتی من <نیچه> را نقد میکنم، این نقد سبب میشود که دوستانِ دیگری که اهل کتاب هستند، زین پس ارزشی برایِ فلسفهٔ <نیچه> قائل نباشند
اتفاقاً دوستانِ گرامی، باید بگویم که من هدفم از نقدِ <نیچه> همین است که فلسفه اش را در بین فرزندانِ هوشیارِ ایرانی از کار بیاندازم... تأکید میکنم که این بدین معنا نیست که <نیچه> نویسنده ای توانا نیست... اتفاقاً چون نویسندهٔ زبردست و هوشمندی
نسبت به باقی کتاب های این مجموعه هیچ خوب نبود. مفاهیم رو به قدر کافی توضیح نمی داد و در هم و آشفته میگفت و رد میشد.
هر چند بخش های خوب داشت گه گاه.
همچنان بهترین کتابی که راجع به نیچه خوندم فریدریش نیچه است، از مجموعۀ متفکران انتقادی راتلج.
Some excellent reviews of this book have been posted on Goodreads so I will not retrace those arguments. I came to Nietzsche long ago. As an adolescent reader I was swept away by his vigorous pessimism and his colorful biography (the peripatetic existence, the boundless passion for music, the mysterious illnesses, the epic conflicts with the establishment, with Wagner, the fraught relationships with women, ...). Also puzzling was the contrast between his ruthless way of philosophizing and the st ...more
Maryam Samiei
متن کتاب خیلی ثقیل بود و به دل نمی نشست. اما نویسنده ی اصلی کتاب ایده های کلی و مناسبی را در باب نیچه مطرح کرده است.
Apr 07, 2008 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: those seeking to expand their knowledge of Friedrich Nietzsche
It is necessary to acknowledge that Nietzsche's complexities, both as an individual and as a philosopher, are difficult to contain within one volume. Indeed, scores of works have been written about each individual aphorism of his; to discuss in any depth or serious consideration in such a small volume is, fundamentally, laughable. But, one must start somewhere, and while 'How to Read Nietzsche' is not an ideal starting point for an individual, it is an excellent companion to Nietzsche's own work ...more
Reza Yas
مخاطب اصلی کتاب در واقع کسانی هستند که دنبال ذهنیتی ابتدایی در مورد آثار و افکار نیچه (فیلسوف قرن 19 ) میگردند، البته در پاره ای موارد برای خوانندگان حرفه ای تر آثار نیچه هم میتواند مفید باشد.
رویکرد نویسنده برای شناساندن نیچه، آوردن بخشی از آثار او در ابتدای هر فصل و در ادامه تفسیر و توضیح بیشتر آن قسمت و ذهنیت پشت آن است...
کتاب برای خواننده ی تازه کار نیچه-مثل من!- مفید است. از این لحاظ که به مثابه دریچه ای است به سوی تفکر او.
به هرحال نقصی که شاید کوچک هم نباشد این است که از منظر و دیدگاه شخص د
Jan 31, 2011 rated it it was ok
This was disappointing. I was hoping it would summarize for me the major ideas in Nietzsche's philosophy, which is what the author seemed to be attempting, but for me, he failed. It was difficult to stay focused; the author seemed to ramble, despite the book's brevity. I think it might have been more readable if the author would have approached it with some sort of discernible thesis. He restated what he evidently thought were Nietzsche's ideas, but he did not communicate them in any structured ...more
Arjun Ravichandran
Apr 30, 2013 rated it it was ok
Rambling and badly-written. Two or three beautiful quotes save the book from being a crashing bore.

"Truth has no metaphysical status."
"Our lives are separated by moments of rare bliss, which then struggle under their weight."
"Self-liberation consists of liberation from one's own romanticism."
Daniel Lopez
Mar 16, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: philosophy
Keith Pearson was a phenomenal tour guide of the writings and thoughts of Nietzsche. This book not only surveyed the writings of Nietzsche, but it also exposes you to them in their barest forms and quotes. Pearson gives a great historical map for which to contextualize ones reading of Nietzsche. Of the 131 pages he only let go of his bias once (pg.103-104)! As a young mind and a new pioneer in the world of philosophy, this book was a great catapult into the late 18th century genius of Nietzsche. ...more
Jun 12, 2009 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: philosophy
This is a really good series. Whilst most introductions of Nietzsche would simply provide a second-hand description of his work, this one actually gives you a first-hand engagement with some of his writing which encourages you to read more of Nietzsche.
Roger Morris
Oct 25, 2012 rated it liked it
I am certain that the author knows his stuff about Nietzsche, but I found this little book somewhat opaque and hard work. Not a clear survey of Nietzsche's ideas, but somewhat waffling and circumstantial.
Jan 24, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: nietzsche, philosophy
An easy read.
Jessica Zu
Jun 06, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: leisure
Pretty concise summary of Nietzsche's major writings.
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