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Twilight of the Idols : Hackett Classics - Friedrich Nietzsche

Twilight of the Idols

Hackett Classics

By: Friedrich Nietzsche, Richard Polt (Translator), Tracy Strong (Introduction by)


Published: 1st June 1997
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Twilight of the Idols presents a vivid, compressed overview of many of Nietzsche’s mature ideas, including his attack on Plato’s Socrates and on the Platonic legacy in Western philosophy and culture. Polt provides a trustworthy rendering of Nietzsche’s text in contemporary American English, complete with notes prepared by the translator and Tracy Strong. An authoritative Introduction by Strong makes this an outstanding edition. Select Bibliography and Index.

Bibliography on Nietzsche
Translator's Note
Forewordp. 3
Epigrams and Arrowsp. 5
The Problem of Socratesp. 12
"Reason" in Philosophyp. 18
How the "True World" Finally Became a Fictionp. 23
Morality as Anti-Naturep. 25
The Four Great Errorsp. 30
Those Who "Improve" Humanityp. 38
What the Germans Are Missingp. 43
Raids of an Untimely Manp. 50
What I Owe to the Ancientsp. 86
The Hammer Speaksp. 92
Indexp. 93
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ISBN: 9780872203549
ISBN-10: 0872203549
Series: Hackett Classics
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 1st June 1997
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 0.76
Weight (kg): 0.11