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Nietzsches philosophical biography

Advantages: not a good commentator on his own work
Disadvantages: much 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 ...

aprose 24.01.2001 · Read full review
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An 'Excellent Book'

Advantages: Inspiringly written
Disadvantages: A 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 enti ...

BennyOnTheLoose 08.08.2000 · Read full review
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