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Ecce Homo: How One Becomes What One Is [NOOK Book]

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Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) was a German philosopher and composer who wrote on a great variety of subjects including religion, morality, and science. Nietzsche remains one of the most influential philosophers to have lived.


This version of Nietzsche’s Ecce Homo: How One Becomes What One Is includes a table of contents.

An invaluable summary of the work and conflicts of the philosopher's life...

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Ecce Homo: How One Becomes What One Is

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Overview

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) was a German philosopher and composer who wrote on a great variety of subjects including religion, morality, and science. Nietzsche remains one of the most influential philosophers to have lived.


This version of Nietzsche’s Ecce Homo: How One Becomes What One Is includes a table of contents.

An invaluable summary of the work and conflicts of the philosopher's life and one of the most beautifully written books in the German language.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781625396334
  • Publisher: Waxkeep Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/4/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 662,573
  • File size: 826 KB

Meet the Author

The philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche was born in Prussia in 1844. After the death of his father, a Lutheran minister, Nietzsche was raised from the age of five by his mother in a household of women. In 1869 he was appointed Professor of Classical Philology at the University of Basel, where he taught until 1879 when poor health forced him to retire. He never recovered from a nervous breakdown in 1889 and died eleven years later. Known for saying that “god is dead,” Nietzsche propounded his metaphysical construct of the superiority of the disciplined individual (superman) living in the present over traditional values derived from Christianity and its emphasis on heavenly rewards. His ideas were appropriated by the Fascists, who turned his theories into social realities that he had never intended.
R. J. Hollingdale has translated eleven of Nietzsche’s books and published two books about him. He has also translated works by, among others, Schopenhauer, Goethe, E. T. A. Hoffmann, Lichtenberg and Theodor Fontane, many of these for the Penguin Classics. He is Honorary President of the British Nietzsche Society, and was for the Australian academic year 1991 Visiting Fellow at Trinity College, Melbourne.

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Table of Contents

Introduction Note on the Text Chronology of Nietzsche's Life

ECCE HOMO: How One Becomes What One Is

Foreword On this perfect day...
Why I am So Wise Why I am So Clever Why I Write Such Good Books The Birth of Tragedy The Untimely Essays Human, All Too Human Daybreak The Gay Science Thus Spoke Zarathustra Beyond Good and Evil Genealogy of Morals Twilight of the Idols The Wagner Case Why I Am a Destiny Notes

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