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Nietzsche: The Anti-Christ, Ecce Homo, Twilight of the Idols: And Other Writings (Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy)

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Nietzsche's late works are brilliant and uncompromising, and stand as monuments to his lucidity, rigour, and style. This volume combines, for the first time in English, five of these works: The Antichrist, Ecce Homo, Twilight of the Idols, Nietzsche contra Wagner, and The Case of Wagner. Here, Nietzsche takes on some of his greatest adversaries: traditional religion, contemporary culture, and above all his one-time hero, the composer Richard Wagner. His writing is simultaneously critical and creative, putting into practice his alternative philosophical vision, which, after more than a hundred years, still retains its startling novelty and audacity. These new translations aim to capture something of the style and rhythm of the original German, so that the reader can get a sense of Nietzsche as not just a philosopher but also a consummate artist, capable of 'dancing with his pen', and as untimely as he claims to be.

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This volume combines, for the first time in English, five of Nietzsche"s late works: The Antichrist, Ecce Homo, Twilight of the Idols, Nietzsche contra Wagner, and The Case of Wagner. Here, Nietzsche takes on some of his greatest adversaries: traditional religion, contemporary culture, and above all his one-time hero, the composer Richard Wagner. These new translations aim to capture something of the style and rhythm of the original German, so that the reader can get a sense of Nietzsche as not just a philosopher but also a consummate artist.

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This volume offers new translations of five of Nietzsche's late works.

About the Author

Aaron Ridley is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Southampton.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Chronology; Further reading; Note on the texts and translation; The Anti-Christ: A Curse on Christianity; Ecce Homo: How to Become What you Are; Twilight of the Idols, or How to Philosophize with a Hammer; The Case of Wagner: A Musician"s Problem; Nietzsche contra Wagner: From the Files of a Psychologist; Glossary of names.

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ISBN:
9780521016889
Editor:
Ridley, Aaron
Editor:
Norman, Judith
Editor:
Ameriks, Karl
Editor:
Norman, Judith
Editor:
Ridley, Aaron
Author:
Ameriks, Karl
Author:
Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm
Author:
Clarke, Desmond M.
Author:
Norman, Judith
Author:
Ridley, Aaron
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Wagner, Richard
Subject:
History & Surveys - 19th Century
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
Philosophy-Surveys
Series:
Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy
Publication Date:
20051131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
296
Dimensions:
9.12x5.96x.78 in. 1.18 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This volume combines, for the first time in English, five of Nietzsche"s late works: The Antichrist, Ecce Homo, Twilight of the Idols, Nietzsche contra Wagner, and The Case of Wagner. Here, Nietzsche takes on some of his greatest adversaries: traditional religion, contemporary culture, and above all his one-time hero, the composer Richard Wagner. These new translations aim to capture something of the style and rhythm of the original German, so that the reader can get a sense of Nietzsche as not just a philosopher but also a consummate artist.
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