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beyond good and evil

Advantages: an espousal of vitality
Disadvantages: ignorance of the reality of 'aristocratic virtue'

This title is basically a collection of aphorisms by Nietzsche. Although you might be tempted to dismiss him out of hand because he was referred to by the Nazis you should bear in mind that he was hardly a German nationalist himself. Nietzsche used to ...

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Cherry-pickers beware!

Advantages: A seminal Nietzsche text.
Disadvantages: Not a respected translation.

Beyond Good and Evil is a text of central importance to understanding Nietzsche's philosophy as a whole, if such a thing can be achieved! However, the first and most important point to bear in mind with reading Nietzsche is... don't cherry pick! Nietzs ...

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Try being beyond good and evil !

Advantages: plenty of good advice
Disadvantages: it never seems to end

An incredible collection of aphorisms by Mr F Nietzsche: a collection of short pithy remarks one after another uniquely his own. I am at present studying Nietzsche at the Mary Ward centre. Nietzsche is very popular with the art community. He wanted eve ...

jonkelly 14.06.2006 · Read full review
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Very much maligned and misunderstood

Advantages: Life changing
Disadvantages: Difficult to truly understand

Of all the philosophers you are ever likely to come across, Nietzsche is perhaps the easiest to read. His creative prose is graceful and poetic, whilst his aphoristic style delivers quick, witty and deeply profound insights. However, whilst his writing ...

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Philosophy, strategy and art all combined in The Art of War

Advantages: This book tells you how to think if you want to be victorious in any part of life.
Disadvantages: None.

...Sun Tzu was military general from China. He lived in 6th century BC, when Chinese culture was still developing. This book, although it's 25 centuries old, is still applied today at military schools all over the world. What makes this book unique is the ...

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