Thus Spoke Zarathustra

Thus Spoke Zarathustra
Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
Publsiher: Penguin UK
Total Pages: 352
Release: 1974-02-28
ISBN 10: 0141904321
ISBN 13: 9780141904320
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Thus Spoke Zarathustra Book Review:

Nietzsche was one of the most revolutionary and subversive thinkers in Western philosophy, and Thus Spoke Zarathustra remains his most famous and influential work. It describes how the ancient Persian prophet Zarathustra descends from his solitude in the mountains to tell the world that God is dead and that the Superman, the human embodiment of divinity, is his successor. With blazing intensity and poetic brilliance, Nietzsche argues that the meaning of existence is not to be found in religiouspieties or meek submission, but in an all-powerful life force: passionate, chaotic & free.

Beyond Good and Evil

Beyond Good and Evil
Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2020-02-11
ISBN 10: 0857088483
ISBN 13: 9780857088482
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Beyond Good and Evil Book Review:

A deluxe, high-quality edition of Friedrich Nietzsche’s seminal work Beyond Good and Evil is one of the final books by German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. This landmark work continues to be one of the most well-known and influential explorations of moral and ethical philosophy ever conceived. Expanding on the concepts from his previous work Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Nietzsche adopts a polemic approach to past philosophers who, in his view, lacked critical sense in accepting flawed premises in their consideration of morality. The metaphysics of morality, Nietzsche argues, should not assume that a good man is simply the opposite of an evil man, rather merely different expression of humanity’s common basic impulses. Controversial in its time, as well as hotly debated in the present, Nietzsche’s work moves beyond conventional ethics to suggest that a universal morality for all human beings in non-existent – perception, reason and experience are not static, but change according to an individual’s perspective and interpretation. The work further argues that philosophic traditions such as “truth,” “self-consciousness” and “free will” are merely inventions of Western morality and that the “will to power” is the real driving force of all human behaviour. This volume: Critiques the belief that actions, including domination or injury to the weak, can be universally objectionable Explores themes of religion and “master and slave” morality Includes a collection of stunning aphorisms and observations of the human condition Part of the bestselling Capstone Classics Series edited by Tom Butler-Bowdon,this collectible, hard-back edition of Beyond Good and Evil provides an accessible and insightful Introduction by leading Nietzsche authority Dr Christopher Janaway. This deluxe volume is perfect for anyone with interest in philosophy, psychology, science, history and literature.

Thus Spake Zarathustra

Thus Spake Zarathustra
Author: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Publsiher: Algora Publishing
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2003
ISBN 10: 0875862101
ISBN 13: 9780875862101
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Thus Spake Zarathustra Book Review:

"Zarathustra" was Nietzsche's masterpiece, the first comprehensive statement of his mature philosophy, and the introduction of his influential and well-known (and misunderstood) ideas including the "overman" or "superman" and the "will to power." It is also the source of Nietzsche's famous (and much misconstrued) statement that "God is dead." This classic was due for an update and overhaul. A considerable part of Nietzsche's genius is his ability to make his language dance, and this is what becomes extraordinarily difficult to translate. Aphorist and punster Thomas Wayne puts the play back into this work.

Nietzsche s Teaching

Nietzsche s Teaching
Author: Laurence Lampert
Publsiher: Yale University Press
Total Pages: 378
Release: 1986-01-01
ISBN 10: 9780300044300
ISBN 13: 0300044305
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nietzsche s Teaching Book Review:

The first comprehensive interpretation of Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra--an important and difficult text and the only book Nietzsche ever wrote with characters, events, setting, and a plot. Laurence Lampert's chapter-by-chapter commentary on Nietzsche's magnum opus clarifies not only Zarathustra's narrative structure but also the development of Nietzsche's thinking as a whole. "An impressive piece of scholarship. Insofar as it solves the riddle of Zarathustra in an unprecedented fashion, this study serves as an invaluable resource for all serious students of Nietzsche's philosophy. Lampert's persuasive and thorough interpretation is bound to spark a revival of interest in Zarathustra and raise the standards of Nietzsche scholarship in general."--Daniel W. Conway, Review of Metaphysics "A book of scholarship, filled with passion and concern for its text."--Tracy B. Strong, Review of Politics "This is the first genuine textual commentary on Zarathustra in English, and therewith a genuine reader's guide. It makes a significant and original contribution to its field."--Werner J. Dannhauser, Cornell University "This is a very valuable and carefully wrought study of a very complex and subtle poetic-philosophical work that provides access to Nietzsche's style of presenting his thought, as well as to his passionately affirmed values. Lampert's commentary and analysis of Zarathustra is so thorough and detailed. . . that it is the most useful English-language companion to Nietzsche's 'edifying' and intriguing work."--Choice Selected as one of Choice's outstanding academic books for 1988

Nietzsche s Epic of the Soul

Nietzsche s Epic of the Soul
Author: T. K. Seung
Publsiher: Lexington Books
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2005-06-14
ISBN 10: 0739158236
ISBN 13: 9780739158234
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nietzsche s Epic of the Soul Book Review:

Thus Spoke Zarathustra is Nietzsche's most problematic text. There appears to be no thematic connection between its four Parts and numerous sections. To make it even worse, the book contains a number of thematic contradictions. The standard approach has been a method of selective reading, that is, most critics select a few brilliant passages for edification and ignore the rest. This approach has turned Nietzsche's text into a collection of disjointed fragments. Going against this prevalent approach, T.K. Seung presents the first unified reading of the whole book. He reads it as the record of Zarathustra's epic journey to find spiritual values in the secular world. The alleged thematic contradictions of the text are shown to indicate the turns and twists that are dictated by the hero's epic battle against his formidable opponent. His heroic struggle is eventually resolved by the power of a pantheistic nature-religion. Thus Nietzsche's ostensibly atheistic work turns out to be a highly religious text. The author uncovers this epic plot by reading Nietzsche's text as a baffling series of riddles and puzzles. Hence his reading is not only edifying but also breathtaking. In this unprecedented enterprise, the author takes a complex interdisciplinary approach, engaging the five disciplines of philosophy, psychology, religious studies, literary analysis, and cultural history.

Why I am So Wise

Why I am So Wise
Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
Publsiher: Penguin UK
Total Pages: 96
Release: 2004-09-02
ISBN 10: 0141964928
ISBN 13: 9780141964928
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Why I am So Wise Book Review:

Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization, and helped make us who we are.

Leo Strauss on Nietzsche s Thus Spoke Zarathustra

Leo Strauss on Nietzsche s Thus Spoke Zarathustra
Author: Leo Strauss
Publsiher: University of Chicago Press
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2017-11-27
ISBN 10: 022648663X
ISBN 13: 9780226486635
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Leo Strauss on Nietzsche s Thus Spoke Zarathustra Book Review:

Although Leo Strauss published little on Nietzsche, his lectures and correspondence demonstrate a deep critical engagement with Nietzsche’s thought. One of the richest contributions is a seminar on Nietzsche’s Thus Spoke Zarathustra, taught in 1959 during Strauss’s tenure at the University of Chicago. In the lectures, Strauss draws important parallels between Nietzsche’s most important project and his own ongoing efforts to restore classical political philosophy. With Leo Strauss on Nietzsche’s “Thus Spoke Zarathustra,” eminent Strauss scholar Richard L. Velkley presents Strauss’s lectures on Zarathustra with superb annotations that bring context and clarity to the critical role played by Nietzsche in shaping Strauss’s thought. In addition to the broad relationship between Nietzsche and political philosophy, Strauss adeptly guides readers through Heidegger’s confrontations with Nietzsche, laying out Heidegger’s critique of Nietzsche’s “will to power” while also showing how Heidegger can be read as a foil for his own reading of Nietzsche. The lectures also shed light on the relationship between Heidegger and Strauss, as both philosophers saw Nietzsche as a central figure for understanding the crisis of philosophy and Western civilization. Strauss’s reading of Nietzsche is one of the important—yet little appreciated—philosophical inquiries of the past century, both an original interpretation of Nietzsche’s thought and a deep engagement with the core problems that modernity posed for political philosophy. It will be welcomed by anyone interested in the work of either philosopher.

Nietzsche s Thus Spoke Zarathustra

Nietzsche s Thus Spoke Zarathustra
Author: Douglas Burnham,Martin Jesinghausen
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 230
Release: 2010
ISBN 10: 9780748638321
ISBN 13: 0748638326
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nietzsche s Thus Spoke Zarathustra Book Review:

A step-by-step guide to Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. Thus Spoke Zarathustra is one of Nietzsche's greatest books, a cross-over text that combines philosophical innovation with literary experimentation. With Zarathustra Nietzsche has attempted a redefinition of the form-content correlation in philosophical writing and as such the text is considered an experiment in philosophical style. It therefore represents a large hurdle for undergraduate students. This projected commentary works on the assumption that access to the philosophical core of the text can only be gained through taking its literary ambitions seriously and that, moreover, these literary ambitions can only be understood as an attempt to realise philosophical ideas. This is a book that is designed to be read alongside Nietzsche and will therefore make the reading and appreciation of the primary material achievable. This approach will be welcomed by students and lecturers alike.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche
Author: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Publsiher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2017-04-08
ISBN 10: 9781545224762
ISBN 13: 1545224765
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Friedrich Nietzsche Book Review:

Beyond Good and Evil and The AntichristBy Friedrich Nietzsche2 Books in 1Beyond Good and EvilPrelude to a Philosophy of the FutureBy Friedrich NietzscheTranslated by Helen ZimmernThe AntichristFriedrich NietzscheTranslated from the German with an introduction by H. L. Mencken

The Death of Nietzsche s Zarathustra

The Death of Nietzsche s Zarathustra
Author: Paul S. Loeb
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2010-04-15
ISBN 10: 1139486446
ISBN 13: 9781139486446
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Death of Nietzsche s Zarathustra Book Review:

In this study of Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Paul S. Loeb proposes a fresh account of the relation between the book's literary and philosophical aspects and argues that the book's narrative is designed to embody and exhibit the truth of eternal recurrence. Loeb shows how Nietzsche constructed a unified and complete plot in which the protagonist dies, experiences a deathbed revelation of his endlessly repeating life, and then returns to his identical life so as to recollect this revelation and gain a power over time that advances him beyond the human. Through close textual analysis and careful attention to Nietzsche's use of Platonic, biblical, and Wagnerian themes, Loeb explains how this novel design is the key to solving the many riddles of Thus Spoke Zarathustra - including its controversial fourth part, its obscure concept of the Übermensch, and its relation to Nietzsche's Genealogy of Morals.

Hiking with Nietzsche

Hiking with Nietzsche
Author: John Kaag
Publsiher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2018-09-25
ISBN 10: 0374715742
ISBN 13: 9780374715748
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hiking with Nietzsche Book Review:

"A stimulating book about combating despair and complacency with searching reflection." --Heller McAlpin, NPR.org Named a Best Book of 2018 by NPR. One of Lit Hub's 15 Books You Should Read in September and one of Outside's Best Books of Fall A revelatory Alpine journey in the spirit of the great Romantic thinker Friedrich Nietzsche Hiking with Nietzsche: Becoming Who You Are is a tale of two philosophical journeys—one made by John Kaag as an introspective young man of nineteen, the other seventeen years later, in radically different circumstances: he is now a husband and father, and his wife and small child are in tow. Kaag sets off for the Swiss peaks above Sils Maria where Nietzsche wrote his landmark work Thus Spoke Zarathustra. Both of Kaag’s journeys are made in search of the wisdom at the core of Nietzsche’s philosophy, yet they deliver him to radically different interpretations and, more crucially, revelations about the human condition. Just as Kaag’s acclaimed debut, American Philosophy: A Love Story, seamlessly wove together his philosophical discoveries with his search for meaning, Hiking with Nietzsche is a fascinating exploration not only of Nietzsche’s ideals but of how his experience of living relates to us as individuals in the twenty-first century. Bold, intimate, and rich with insight, Hiking with Nietzsche is about defeating complacency, balancing sanity and madness, and coming to grips with the unobtainable. As Kaag hikes, alone or with his family, but always with Nietzsche, he recognizes that even slipping can be instructive. It is in the process of climbing, and through the inevitable missteps, that one has the chance, in Nietzsche’s words, to “become who you are."

Thus Spoke Zarathustra

Thus Spoke Zarathustra
Author: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 258
Release: 2021-03-18
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: 9798724340359
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Thus Spoke Zarathustra Book Review:

"Thus Spoke Zarathustra", the most famous and controversial book of all the work of Friedrich Nietzsche, makes use of the semi-legendary figure of the Persian philosopher of the 6th century BC. to develop, through a web of narrative, conceptual and lyrical elements, the four great themes that make up his legacy: the superman, the death of God, the will to power and the eternal return of the identical.

Thus Spoke Zarathustra

Thus Spoke Zarathustra
Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2008-08-14
ISBN 10: 0199537097
ISBN 13: 9780199537099
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Thus Spoke Zarathustra Book Review:

Presents the author's ideas about the problem of living a fulfilling life in a meaningless world.

Unpublished Fragments from the Period of Thus Spoke Zarathustra Summer 1882 Winter 1883 84

Unpublished Fragments from the Period of Thus Spoke Zarathustra  Summer 1882 Winter 1883 84
Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 480
Release: 2019-03-19
ISBN 10: 9780804728874
ISBN 13: 0804728879
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Unpublished Fragments from the Period of Thus Spoke Zarathustra Summer 1882 Winter 1883 84 Book Review:

Volume 14 of The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche presents the very first translation into English of the philosopher's unpublished notebooks from the period in which he began working on what he considered his best known and most important work, Thus Spoke Zarathustra.

Thus Spoke Zarathustra

Thus Spoke Zarathustra
Author: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Publsiher: Prabhat Prakashan
Total Pages: 99
Release: 1898-01-01
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: 9182736450XXX
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Thus Spoke Zarathustra Book Review:

In Love with Life

In Love with Life
Author: Osho
Publsiher: Osho Media International
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2015-01-13
ISBN 10: 0880506008
ISBN 13: 9780880506007
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

In Love with Life Book Review:

In his preface to Ecce Homo, Friedrich Nietzsche says this: “With [Thus Spoke Zarathustra] I have given mankind the greatest present that has ever been made to it so far. This book, with a voice bridging centuries, is not only the highest book there is, the book that is truly characterized by the air of the heights—the whole fact of man lies beneath it at a tremendous distance—it is also the deepest, born out of the innermost wealth of truth, an inexhaustible well to which no pail descends without coming up again filled with gold and goodness.” Perhaps only a contemporary mystic like Osho could truly understand what Nietzsche meant by this statement. In Love with Life shares Osho’s understanding of both Nietzsche the man and of his seminal work, with extraordinary clarity and relevance to readers in the 21st century. Ten chapters have been selected from a series of 43 talks given by Osho, first published as two volumes: Zarathustra: A God that Can Dance, and Zarathustra: The Laughing Prophet. Here, Nietzsche is rescued from any remaining taint brought on by the Nazi misunderstanding and appropriation of his work, and we also learn much about the mysterious and revolutionary Persian mystic Zarathustra (Zoroaster), whom Nietzsche chose as a spokesperson. The result is an enchanting journey through a world where life is celebrated, not renounced, and where timeless truths prevail over the lies and distortions that continue to cripple our efforts to become healthy and whole.

Zarathustra s Secret

Zarathustra s Secret
Author: Joachim Köhler
Publsiher: Yale University Press
Total Pages: 278
Release: 2002-01-01
ISBN 10: 9780300092783
ISBN 13: 0300092784
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Zarathustra s Secret Book Review:

In this groundbreaking biography, the author seeks to understand Nietzsche's philosophy through a reconstruction of his inner life. "Briskly written . . . almost a philosophical detective story."--"Volksblatt." 43 illustrations.

Thus Spoke Zarathustra

Thus Spoke Zarathustra
Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
Publsiher: Modern Library
Total Pages: 368
Release: 1995-09-19
ISBN 10: 0679601759
ISBN 13: 9780679601753
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Thus Spoke Zarathustra Book Review:

Friedrich Nietzsche's most accessible and influential philosophical work, misquoted, misrepresented, brilliantly original and enormously influential, Thus Spoke Zarathustra is translated from the German by R.J. Hollingdale in Penguin Classics. Nietzsche was one of the most revolutionary and subversive thinkers in Western philosophy, and Thus Spoke Zarathustra remains his most famous and influential work. It describes how the ancient Persian prophet Zarathustra descends from his solitude in the mountains to tell the world that God is dead and that the Superman, the human embodiment of divinity, is his successor. Nietzsche's utterance 'God is dead', his insistence that the meaning of life is to be found in purely human terms, and his doctrine of the Superman and the will to power were all later seized upon and unrecognisably twisted by, among others, Nazi intellectuals. With blazing intensity and poetic brilliance, Nietzsche argues that the meaning of existence is not to be found in religious pieties or meek submission to authority, but in an all-powerful life force: passionate, chaotic and free. Frederich Nietzsche (1844-1900) became the chair of classical philology at Basel University at the age of 24 until his bad health forced him to retire in 1879. He divorced himself from society until his final collapse in 1899 when he became insane. A powerfully original thinker, Nietzsche's influence on subsequent writers, such as George Bernard Shaw, D.H. Lawrence, Thomas Mann and Jean-Paul Sartre, was considerable. If you enjoyed Thus Spoke Zarathustra you might like Nietzsche's Beyond Good and Evil, also available in Penguin Classics. 'Enigmatic, vatic, emphatic, passionate, often breathtakingly insightful, his works together make a unique statement in the literature of European ideas' A. C. Grayling

A Companion to Friedrich Nietzsche

A Companion to Friedrich Nietzsche
Author: Paul Bishop
Publsiher: Camden House
Total Pages: 449
Release: 2012
ISBN 10: 1571133275
ISBN 13: 9781571133274
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Companion to Friedrich Nietzsche Book Review:

An advanced introduction for students and a re-orientation for Nietzsche scholars and intellectual historians on the development of his thought and the aesthetic construction of his identity as a philosopher.

Jung s Seminar on Nietzsche s Zarathustra

Jung s Seminar on Nietzsche s Zarathustra
Author: James L. Jarrett
Publsiher: Princeton University Press
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2020-06-23
ISBN 10: 0691213992
ISBN 13: 9780691213996
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Jung s Seminar on Nietzsche s Zarathustra Book Review:

Nietzsche's infamous work Thus Spake Zarathustra is filled with a strange sense of religiosity that seems to run counter to the philosopher's usual polemics against religious faith. For some scholars, this book marks little but a mental decline in the great philosopher; for C. G. Jung, Zarathustra was an invaluable demonstration of the unconscious at work, one that illuminated both Nietzsche's psychology and spirituality and that of the modern world in general. The original two-volume edition of Jung's lively seminar on Nietzsche's Zarathustra has been an important source for specialists in depth psychology. This new abridged paperback edition allows interested readers to participate with Jung as he probes the underlying meaning of Nietzsche's great work.