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Nietzsche: The Gay Science: With a Prelude in German Rhymes and an Appendix of Songs (Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy)

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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.

Synopsis:

A new translation and edition of this important and influential statement of Nietzsche's philosophy.

Synopsis:

A translation of this important and influential statement of Nietzsche's philosophy.

Synopsis:

The Gay Science is an extensive and sophisticated treatment of the philosophical themes and views which were most central to Nietzsche’s own thought and which have been most influential on later thinkers. This volume presents the work in a new translation, with a philosophical introduction by Bernard Williams.

Synopsis:

A new translation and edition of this important and influential statement of Nietzsche??'s philosophy.

About the Author

Bernard Williams is Deutsch Professor of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley, and Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. His many publications include Problems of the Self (Cambridge University Press, 1973), Moral Luck (Cambridge University Press, 1981), Ethics and the Limits of Philosophy (Harvard University Press, 1986), Shame and Necessity (University of California Press, 1993), and Making Sense of Humanity (Cambridge University Press, 1995).

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521636452
Editor:
Williams, Bernard Arthur Owen
Editor:
Clarke, Desmond M.
Editor:
Williams, Bernard Arthur Owen
Editor:
Clarke, Desmond M.
Author:
Clarke, Desmond M.
Author:
Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm
Author:
Nauckhoff, Josefine
Author:
Friedrich, Nietzsche
Author:
Nietzsche, Friedrich
Author:
Caro, Adrian del
Author:
Ameriks, Karl
Author:
Williams, Bernard
Author:
Del Caro, Adrian
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge, U.K.
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
History & Surveys - Modern
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
Cambridge texts in the history of philosophy
Series Volume:
14
Publication Date:
20010831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
308
Dimensions:
8.91x5.98x.74 in. 1.09 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , A new translation and edition of this important and influential statement of Nietzsche's philosophy.
"Synopsis" by , A translation of this important and influential statement of Nietzsche's philosophy.
"Synopsis" by , The Gay Science is an extensive and sophisticated treatment of the philosophical themes and views which were most central to Nietzsche’s own thought and which have been most influential on later thinkers. This volume presents the work in a new translation, with a philosophical introduction by Bernard Williams.
"Synopsis" by , A new translation and edition of this important and influential statement of Nietzsche??'s philosophy.
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