I recommend, but with a warning The vast majority of people will not get much out of this book Filtering through these reviews, I see a lot of people who are clearly not meant for Nietzsche s writing They tend to fall under a couple of categories1 Easily Offended when Nietzsche says something they find offensive, they are turned off reading the book Nietzsche will offend you However2 People who make a superficial reading and criticize accordingly This follows from 1 Those who are initially offended always seekways to find themselves offended, and read Nietzsche like he was an idiot Seek and ye shall find If you want to read Nietzsche as such, he will give you plenty of material 3 Those who want a clear list of premises and a linear argument Nietzsche s thought is ordered Much of this book develops thematically though, and not through premises Some won t like that style, but th 290 Every deep thinker isafraid of being understood than of being misunderstood.
If Nietzsche had started here rather than nearly ending with this thought he might have beencomprehensible His readers might have said oh, right, so that is how it is going to be, is it We re dealing with some smart arse that is going to play games with us well, play away But, he doesn t start here he starts here SUPPOSING that Truth is a woman what then Now, my lecturer at university got very excited over this idea In fact, he was writing his doctorate on precisely this idea called it something like Nietzsche s Women So, I pretty much read this book as if it was written as an exploration of truth being defined as whatever a sort of German version of Victorian sexual relationships would have had the stereotype of woman be And really, Nietzsche, to
Rather than suggest that you read any or all of his works, I ve taken the liberty of creating a Nietzsche Book Generator that you can use to construct your very own philosophical tomes, in the comfort of your own home Just follow these simple steps 1 Make one orcompletely ridiculous claims2 Cover your ass by asserting that anyone who disagrees with you is simply too stupid to understand what you re saying aka The Emperor s New Clothes method of argument 3 When you run out of things to say, just write the most misogynistic thing that comes to mind4 Be sure to dazzle the reader with your endless supply of Latin clich s5 Repeat steps 1 4 two hundred times Nietzsche S Beyond Good And Evil Is Translated From The German By RJ Hollingdale With An Introduction By Michael Tanner In Penguin Classics Beyond Good And Evil Confirmed Nietzsche S Position As The Towering European Philosopher Of His Age The Work Dramatically Rejects The Tradition Of Western Thought With Its Notions Of Truth And God, Good And Evil Nietzsche Demonstrates That The Christian World Is Steeped In A False Piety And Infected With A Slave [ Pdf Jenseits von Gut und Böse.
Vorspiel einer Philosophie der Zukunft í material-culture PDF ] by Friedrich Nietzsche ó Morality With Wit And Energy, He Turns From This Critique To A Philosophy That Celebrates The Present And Demands That The Individual Imposes Their Own Will To Power Upon The WorldThis Edition Includes A Commentary On The Text By The Translator And Michael Tanner S Introduction, Which Explains Some Of The Abstract Passages In Beyond Good And EvilFrederich Nietzsche Became The Chair Of Classical Philology At Basel University At The Age OfUntil His Bad Health Forced Him To Retire InHe Divorced Himself From Society Until His Final Collapse InWhen He Became Insane A Powerfully original Thinker, Nietzsche S Influence On Subsequent Writers, Such As George Bernard Shaw, DH Lawrence, Thomas Mann And Jean Paul Sartre, Was ConsiderableIf You Enjoyed Beyond Good And Evil You Might Like Nietzsche S Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Also Available In Penguin Classics One Of The Greatest books Of A Very Great Thinker Michael Tanner
Nietzsche, the original Meninist NotAllPhilosophers A bit of well meaning advice right at the start don t read Nietzsche for moral insight or you ll drive yourself insane with rage, or else inhale some of the poison gas here read him instead for his insights into the nature of value, truth and knowledge Nietzsche angers us most when he most successfully shows us how naked we humans are without our most cherished faiths whether it be in human nature, natural law, the power of reason, or in a transcendent being to ground our incomplete, finite, utterly contingent existence into a cosmic meaning He shows us that value lies at the center of reasoning, and that morality, as well as every ideal of excellence, falls because every purely rational, metaphysical grounding for value has failed He also reminds us how much of what we take to be knowledge is normative through and ↠´ Jenseits von Gut und Böse.
Vorspiel einer Philosophie der Zukunft å Jenseits von Gut und B se Vorspiel einer Philosophie der Zukunft Beyond good and evil, Friedrich Nietzsche In Beyond Good and Evil, Nietzsche accuses past philosophers of lacking critical sense and blindly accepting dogmatic premises in their consideration of morality Specifically, he accuses them of founding grand metaphysical systems upon the faith that the good man is the opposite of the evil man, rather than just a different expression of the same basic impulses that finddirect expression in the evil man The work moves into the realm beyond good and evil in the sense of leaving behind the traditional morality which Nietzsche subjects to a destructive critique in favour of what he regards as an affirmative approach that fearlessly confronts the perspectival nature of knowledge and the perilous condition of the modern individual 1983 1358 296 9644870441 19 1361 296 9644870441 13 .
Nietzsche definitely had the Will to Power The Power to Argue Logically, Employing Thoroughly Supported, Well Developed Premises and Reaching Incisive, Cogent Conclusions not so much Still, I did find quite a few of his wittily phrased sass attacks pretty entertaining Mostly.