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Description - The Nietzsche Reader by Keith Ansell-Pearson

Nietzsche's impact on modern thought cannot be overstated. Generations have been influenced by this controversial and exciting thinker whose work nourishes academic fields as diverse as philosophy, literary studies, and political theory. This collection brings together in one volume substantial selections from Nietzsche's complete oeuvre, including some never before published in book form in English. It also contains impressive pedagogical features, including editorial sections on Nietzsche's life and importance, an introduction to his philosophical ideas, introductions to each major section of writings, and a comprehensive guide to further reading. Not only does the Reader generously excerpt all of Nietzsche's major texts, it also showcases selections from his lesser-known writings, including his early critique "On Schopenhauer," Philosophy in the Tragic Age of the Greeks, and the seminal essay "On Truth and Lies in a Nonmoral Sense." In addition, there are new translations of key pieces from Nietzsche's unpublished notebooks of the 1880s, including the first sketch of the doctrine of eternal recurrence, and the "Lenzer Heide" text on European nihilism.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780631226536
ISBN-10: 0631226532
Format: Hardback
(261mm x 186mm x 36mm)
Pages: 616
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Keith Ansell-Pearson

Keith Ansell Pearson holds a Personal Chair in Philosophy at the University of Warwick. He co-founded the Friedrich Nietzsche Society and is renowned for his work on Nietzsche, Bergson, and Deleuze. He recently edited A Companion to Nietzsche (Blackwell, 2005). Duncan Large is Senior Lecturer in German at University of Wales Swansea and former Chairman of the Friedrich Nietzsche Society. He is author of Nietzsche and Proust: A Comparative Study (2001), and translator and editor of both Nietzsche s Twilight of the Idols (1998) and Sarah Kofman s Nietzsche and Metaphor (1993).

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