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Philosophy and Truth
By Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Philosophy and Truth

Selections from Nietzsche's Notebooks of the Early 1870s

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Philosophy and Truth by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

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"Philosophy and Truth" offers the first English translation of six unpublished theoretical studies (sometimes referred to as Nietzsche's "Philosopher's Book") written just after the publication of "The Birth of Tragedy" and simultaneously with "Untimely Meditations". In addition to the texts themselves, which probe epistemological problems on philosophy's relation to art and culture, this book contains a lengthy introduction that provides the biographical and philological information necessary for understanding these often fragmentary texts. The introduction also includes a helpful discussion of Nietzsche's early views concerning culture, knowledge, philosophy, and the Greeks.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781573925327
ISBN-10: 1573925322
Format: Paperback
(230mm x 155mm x 15mm)
Pages: 232
Imprint: Humanity Books
Publisher: Prometheus Books
Publish Date: 1-Nov-1993
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Daniel Breazeale teaches at the University of Kentucky. He is also the editor of Fichte: Historical Contexts/Contemporary Controversies, among other books.

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