Nietzsche: The Gay Science: With a Prelude in German Rhymes and an Appendix of Songs / Edition 1

Nietzsche: The Gay Science: With a Prelude in German Rhymes and an Appendix of Songs / Edition 1

by Friedrich Nietzsche
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521636450

ISBN-13: 9780521636452

Pub. Date: 09/17/2001

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Nietzsche wrote The Gay Science, which he later described as "perhaps my most personal book", when he was at the height of his intellectual powers, and the reader will find it an extensive and sophisticated treatment of the philosophical themes and views most central to Nietzsche's own thought and most influential on later thinkers. This volume presents the work in a

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Nietzsche wrote The Gay Science, which he later described as "perhaps my most personal book", when he was at the height of his intellectual powers, and the reader will find it an extensive and sophisticated treatment of the philosophical themes and views most central to Nietzsche's own thought and most influential on later thinkers. This volume presents the work in a new translation by Josefine Nauckhoff, with an introduction by Bernard Williams that elucidates the work's main themes and discusses their continuing importance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521636452
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/17/2001
Series:
Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
308
Sales rank:
867,796
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Joke, cunning and revenge: prelude in German rhymes; Book one; Book two; Book three; Book four: St Januarius; Book five: we fearless ones; Appendix: songs of Prince Vogelfrei.

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