The Philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche
By (author) H. L. Mencken
Normal Price: $24.90
Your Price: $22.41 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.49! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.12 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche by H. L. Mencken
Book DescriptionThe first book on Nietzsche ever to appear in English, this examination by legendary journalist H. L. Mencken is still one of the most enlightening. Mencken wrote this book while still in his 20s, but his penchant for thoroughness was evident even at that young age--in preparation for writing this book, he read Nietzsche's works in their entirety, mostly in the original German. A brief biographical sketch is followed by clear and thorough explanations of Nietzsche's basic concepts and attitudes. Analyzed are Nietzsche's much-misunderstood concept of the superman, his concept of eternal recurrence, his rejection of Christianity, and his basic rationalism and materialism. Included are two essays on Nietzsche that appeared in Mencken's magazine The Smart Set subsequent to the publishing of the original edition of this book. Nearly a century after its original publication, this remains one of the clearest, most concise, and entertaining introductions to Nietzsche to date.
Buy Philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche book by H. L. Mencken from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781884365317
(228mm x 152mm x 13mm)
Imprint: See Sharp Press
Publisher: See Sharp Press
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author H. L. Mencken
Prejudices, Hardback (September 2010)
"Marion Elizabeth Rodgers wrote the chronology and notes for this volume"--P. [vii].
Minority Report, Paperback (September 2006)
In 1956, Mencken read through his notebooks and extracted those pieces he thought truest, most pertinent, most precise, or most likely to blow the dust out of a reader's brain.
Treatise on the Gods, Paperback (August 2006)» View all books by H. L. Mencken
Controversial even before it was published in 1930, Treatise on the Gods collects Mencken's scathing commentary on religion.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche book by H. L. Mencken and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - H. L. Mencken
H L Mencken was a journalist in the first half of the 20th century, reporting on social and political matters such as the Scopes Trial. He was the editor of The Smart Set and The American Mercury and the author of over two dozen books, including The American Language, Happy Days, Newspaper Days, and Heather Days. He was also the translator of Nietzsche's The Anti-Christ."
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.