Ecce Homo - Friedrich Nietzsche

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Non-Fiction - Philosophy - ISBN: 3423342498

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“Behold the Pleasure”

published 11/10/2016

ProA cultural education, as well as philosophical one

ConsNot on the school curriculum

Ecce homo: "behold the man," an auto-biography by Nietzsche. Friedrich Nietzsche was a follower of Dionysus - a demiurge of pleasure and wine. Translated by Anthony M. Ludovici (1882 - 1971) - - - Sadly too many contemporary scholars state Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900) last book 'Ecce Homo'...

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Pronot a good commentator on his own work

Consmuch to offer the careful reader

Ecce Homo is Nietzsche's philosophical biography. It was his last full scale work before he surrendered to the syphillis induced madness which lead to his institutionalisation for the last decade of his life. As with all Nietzsche, this work is fairly ambiguous but there are many rewards the...

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“An 'Excellent Book'”

published 08/08/2000

ProInspiringly written

ConsA lack of impartiality!

I use the translation by R.J. Hollingdale, Penguin Classics. A wonderfully written book, written shortly before Nietzsche went completely mad, it has a beautiful style as well as being an illuminating reflection on his philosophy. With chapters entitled 'Why I Am So Wise,' 'Why I Am So Clever,'...

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