The Gay Science (The Joyful Wisdom)

The Gay Science (The Joyful Wisdom)

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by Friedrich Nietzsche
     
 

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First published in 1882 and revised in 1887, "The Gay Science (The Joyful Wisdom)" was written at the peak of Nietzsche's intellectual abilities. It includes a large number of poems and an appendix of songs, all written with the intent of encouraging freedom of the mind. While he praises the benefits of science, intellectual discipline, and skepticism, the influence

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First published in 1882 and revised in 1887, "The Gay Science (The Joyful Wisdom)" was written at the peak of Nietzsche's intellectual abilities. It includes a large number of poems and an appendix of songs, all written with the intent of encouraging freedom of the mind. While he praises the benefits of science, intellectual discipline, and skepticism, the influence of the Provençal tradition from which he drew is also an enthusiastic affirmation of life. Nietzsche additionally explores the notion of power and the idea of eternal recurrence, though not in a systematic way. Described by the philosopher himself as "perhaps my most personal book," he produced a work that is worthy of attention from anyone with an interest in moral psychology or the most essential themes and views of Nietzsche.

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ISBN-13:
9781420937169
Publisher:
Neeland Media LLC
Publication date:
01/01/2010
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

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The Gay Science (Library of Essential Reading) 3.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 17 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
At leat no one isbeing immature
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I recommend the walter kauffman
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Gets hard while looking at Chris. The front of his bleached khaki shorts comes to a point.
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*A guy with a sword ung iver his back and a battle type uniform and plenty of scraches and cuts and bruises and dirt on him* Come get it big boy? BEST OF VINES! *throws a hamburger at both of them*
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