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Twilight of the idols ; and, the Anti-Christ

Author: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; R J Hollingdale; Michael Tanner
Publisher: London ; New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 2003.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nietzsche's sustained and often vitriolic attack on the morality and beliefs of his time, in particular those of Hegel, Kant and Schopenhauer. Twilight of the idols is a "grand declaration of war" on reason, psychology and theology that combines highly charged personal attacks on his contemporaries with a lightening tour of his own philosophy. It also paves the way for The Anti-Christ, Nietzche's final assault on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Chronologies
Controversial literature
Chronology
Named Person: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; R J Hollingdale; Michael Tanner
ISBN: 0140445145 9780140445145
OCLC Number: 55495474
Notes: Translation of: Götzendämmerung, and of: Der Antichrist.
"This translation published 1968. This edition with a new introduction published 1990. Reprinted with a new chronology and new further reading 2003"--Title page verso.
Description: 210 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Twilight of the idols or how to philosophize with a hammer --
Maxims and arrows --
The problem of Socrates --
'Reason' in philosophy --
How the 'real world' at last became a myth --
Morality as anti-nature --
The four great errors --
The 'improvers' of mankind --
What the Germans lack --
Expeditions of an untimely man --
What I owe to the ancients --
The hammer speaks --
The anti-Christ.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Anti-Christ.
Götzendämmerung.
Responsibility: Friedrich Nietzsche ; translated by R.J. Hollingdale ; introduction by Michael Tanner.

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