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Nietzsche : great thinkers on modern life

Author: John Armstrong
Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, [2015]
Series: School of life (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Pegasus Books editionView all editions and formats
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Friedrich Nietzsche was a German philosopher, poet and cultural critic. He is best known for his controversial idea of 'life affirmation' that challenged traditional morality and all doctrines. Born in 1844 outside Leipzig, Germany, his teachings inspired people in all walks of life, from dancers and poets to psychologists and social revolutionaries. Here you will find insights from his greatest works. The School of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Armstrong
ISBN: 9781605986753 1605986755
OCLC Number: 881207919
Description: 120 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: How to find your best self --
On visiting the pyramids --
Dealing with conflict --
The troubled path to freedom and maturity --
On changing one's mind --
The merits of shock therapy --
Be a noble not a slave --
Don't pull your punches --
Conclusion : on keeping a notebook.
Series Title: School of life (New York, N.Y.)
Other Titles: Great thinkers on modern life
Responsibility: John Armstrong.

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Friedrich Nietzsche was a German philosopher, poet and cultural critic. He is best known for his controversial idea of 'life affirmation' that challenged traditional morality and all doctrines. Born in 1844 outside Leipzig, Germany, his teachings inspired people in all walks of life, from dancers and poets to psychologists and social revolutionaries. Here you will find insights from his greatest works. The School of Life takes a great thinker and highlights those ideas most relevant to ordinary, everyday dilemmas. These books emphasize ways in which wise voices from the past have urgently important and inspiring things to tell us.

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