"The Nietzsche Reader" brings together in one volume substantial selections from the entire body of Nietzsche's writings, together with illuminating commentary on Nietzsche's life and importance, and introductions to his major works and philosophical ideas. It includes selections from all the major texts, including "The Birth of Tragedy", "The Gay Science", "Thus Spoke Zarathustra", "Beyond Good and Evil", "The Anti-Christ", and "Ecce Homo". The book offers new translations of key pieces from Nietzsche's unpublished "Lenzer Heide" notebook; and provides a wealth of pedagogical features, such as editorial sections on Nietzsche's life and importance, an opening introduction to his philosophical ideas, introductions to each major section, and a comprehensive guide to further reading.
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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).