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Nietzsche, life as literature

by Alexander Nehamas

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlexander Nehamas.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB3317 .N425 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 261 p. ;
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3025231M
    ISBN 100674624351
    LC Control Number85005589

      Alexander Nehamas’s book Nietzsche: Life as a Literature offers an elegant synthesis of themes from other (then au courant) readings of Nietzsche by Jacques Derrida, Sarah Kofman, Paul DeMan, and Richard Rorty. He effected this synthesis primarily through the introduction of a novel interpretive rubric: what Nehamas calls "aestheticism."Cited by: 7. You could check out Lou Andreas-Salomé's "Nietzsche", which looks at the connection between his philosophy and his life. Salomé was a personal friend of Nietzsche's, and in the book she argues that his madness was an inevitable result of his philosophy. Even if the hypothesis is more than a bit speculative, it is an interesting perspective.

      Nietzsche is said to look at the world as if it were a work of art (more precisely a literary text), at persons and things as if they were characters or entities in some work of fiction, at our . NIETZSCHE'S BEST 8 BOOKS An Ebook to Search the Spirit of Friedrich Nietzsche Edited by Bill Chapko CONTENTS Editor Notes Introduction to Nietzsche's Life And Writings The Gay Science Ecce Homo Thus Spoke Zarathustra The Dawn Twilight of the Idols The Antichrist Beyond Good and Evil Genealogy of Morals Appendices A - Timeline Biography.

      In a book “Nietzsche: Life as Literature,” the Princeton philosopher Alexander Nehamas argued that Nietzsche’s perspectivism does not imply that all Author: Alexander Star. Nietzsche: Philosopher, Psychologist, Antichrist (; second edition ; third edition ; fourth edition ; fifth edition ) is a book about the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche by the philosopher Walter book, first published by Princeton University Press, was influential and is considered a classic nn has been credited with helping to transform Author: Walter Kaufmann.


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More than eighty years after his death, Nietzsche's writings and his career remain disquieting, disturbing, obscure. His most famous views--the will to power, the eternal recurrence, the bermensch, the master morality--often seem incomprehensible or, worse, repugnant/5(12).

Nietzsche: Life as Literature. More than eighty years after his death, Nietzsche's writings and his career remain disquieting, disturbing, obscure.

His most famous views--the will to power, the eternal recurrence, the Übermensch, the master morality--often seem incomprehensible or, worse, repugnant. More than eighty years after his death, Nietzsche's writings and his career remain disquieting, disturbing, obscure.

His most famous views-the will to power, the eternal recurrence, the UEbermensch, the master morality-often seem incomprehensible or, worse, repugnant/5().

Nietzsche (Paperback) Life as Literature. By Alexander Nehamas. Harvard University Press,pp. Publication Date: Octo such as moral relativism and scientific realism.

This is a book of considerable breadth and elegance that will appeal to all curious readers of philosophy and literature. Nietzsche, life as literature by Alexander Nehamas Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, by: Nietzsche: Life as Literature Alexander Nehamas Argues that Nietzsche tried to create a specific literary character in his writings and discusses the paradoxes of his work.

Life as literature book as Literature / Nietzsche as 'German' Literature. Peter R. Sedgwick - - Journal of Nietzsche Studies Valuing From Life's : Daniel Breazeale.

Description of the book "Nietzsche: Life as Literature / Edition 1": Nietzsche is an author, a public figure, and all his writings are relevant to his interpretation. The importance we attach to any part of his work cannot depend on general principles about which is.

In fact, Nehemas writes near the end of this book that Nietzsche's ideas in conjunction with the way he lived his life are "deeply admirable." Even if one doesn't agree with the central thesis of the book, that Nietzsche's ideas fit best into a literary model of the world, one can still come away with a much clearer understanding of the philosopher and a greater appreciation for his thoughts/5.

Nietzsche on Nobility and the Affirmation of Life. Christopher Hamilton - - Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 3 (2) The Art of Reading as a Way of Life: On Nietzsche's s: Alexander Nehamas, Princeton University.

Nietzsche: Life as Literature Paperback – 1 July by Alexander Nehamas (Author)/5(6). Nietzsche: Life as Literature Paperback – Oct 15 by Alexander Nehamas (Author) out of 5 stars 11 ratings/5(11).

Nehamas finally allows us to see that Nietzsche is creating a literary character out of himself, that he is, in effect, playing the role of Plato to his own Socrates. Nehamas discusses a number of opposing views, both American and European, of Nietzsche’s texts and general project, and reaches a climactic solving of the main problems of Nietzsche interpretation in a step-by-step argument.

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H.L. Mencken produced the first book on Nietzsche in English inThe Philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche, and in a book of translated paragraphs from Nietzsche, increasing knowledge of his philosophy in the United States. Nietzsche is known today as a precursor to existentialism, post-structuralism and mater: University of Bonn, Leipzig University.

Friedrich Nietzsche was a German philosopher who became one of the most influential of all modern thinkers. His attempts to unmask the motives that underlie traditional Western religion, morality, and philosophy deeply affected generations of theologians, philosophers, psychologists, poets.

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These 18 volumes are the complete writings of Friedrich Nietzsche, the 18’th volume being an index and extensive biography of Friedrich Nietzsche life and work.

Let’s start with the Safranski book, Nietzsche: A Philosophical are absolutely loads of biographies of Nietzsche.

Why did you go with this one in particular. I think the virtue of this book is that it has a detailed and readable narrative of the life, but it combines it with an introduction to the philosophical works, which is written at a very appropriate level for the beginner.

By Alexander Nehamas,Published on 01/01/ Recommended Citation. Nehamas, Alexander,"Nietzsche: Life As Literature" ().Cited by: Buy a cheap copy of Nietzsche: Life as Literature book by Alexander Nehamas.

Argues that Nietzsche tried to create a specific literary character in his writings and discusses the paradoxes of his work.

Free shipping over $/5(4).Nietzsche, infamous for his statement, “God is dead,” would change the world with his ideas, yet would struggle all his life with sickness, mental illness, the fruitless search for love, and the suffocating devotion of his petty sister, who would ultimately control his destiny.

It was a bond between brother and sister only God could separate.