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    The Basic Writings of Nietzsche (Modern Library Classics (Paperback)) (Paperback) By (author) Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, Translated by Walter Arnold Kaufmann, Introduction by Peter Gay

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    DescriptionIntroduction by Peter Gay Translated and edited by Walter Kaufmann Commentary by Martin Heidegger, Albert Camus, and Gilles Deleuze One hundred years after his death, Friedrich Nietzsche remains the most influential philosopher of the modern era. "Basic Writings of Nietzsche" gathers the complete texts of five of Nietzsche's most important works, from his first book to his last: "The Birth of Tragedy, Beyond Good and Evil, On the Genealogy of Morals, The Case of Wagner, "and "Ecce Homo." Edited and translated by the great Nietzsche scholar Walter Kaufmann, this volume also features seventy-five aphorisms, selections from Nietzsche's correspondence, and variants from drafts for "Ecce Homo." It is a definitive guide to the full range of Nietzsche's thought. Includes a Modern Library Reading Group Guide


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    Title
    The Basic Writings of Nietzsche
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, Translated by Walter Arnold Kaufmann, Introduction by Peter Gay
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 880
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 703 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780679783398
    ISBN 10: 0679783393
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    LC classification: B3312.E5 K3 2000
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    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    index
    Publisher
    Random House USA Inc
    Imprint name
    Random House Inc
    Publication date
    01 January 2001
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Peter Gay is Sterling Professor Emeritus of History at Yale University and the former director of the Center for Writers and Scholars at the New York Public Library. His works include "The Enlightenment: The Science of Freedom" and "Modernism: The Lure of Heresy."
    Review quote
    " Nietzsche is one of the few philosophers since Plato whom large numbers of intelligent people read for pleasure." --Walter Kaufmann
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    One hundred years after his death, Friedrich Nietzsche remains the most influential philosopher of the modern era. Basic Writings of Nietzsche gathers the complete texts of five of Nietzsche's most important works, from his first book to his last: The Birth of Tragedy; Beyond Good and Evil; On the Genealogy of Morals; The Case of Wagner; and Ecce Homo. Edited and translated by the great Nietzsche scholar Walter Kaufmann, this volume provides a definitive guide to the full range of Nietzsche's thought. Included also are seventy-five aphorisms, selections from Nietzsche's correspondence, and variants from drafts for Ecce Homo.