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    Human, All Too Human (Paperback) By (author) Friedrich Nietzsche, Translated by Marion Faber, Translated by Stephen Lehmann, Introduction by Marion Faber, Notes by Marion Faber

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    DescriptionWritten after Nietzsche had ended his friendship with Richard Wagner and had been forced to leave academic life through ill health, Human, All Too Human (1878) can be read as a monument to his personal crisis. It also marks the point when he matured as a philosopher, rejecting the German romanticism espoused by Wagner and Schopenhauer and instead returning to sources in the French Enlightenment. Here he sets out his unsettling views in a series of 638 stunning aphorisms - assessing subjects ranging from art to arrogance, boredom to passion, science to vanity and women to youth. This work also contains the seeds of concepts crucial to Nietzsche's later philosophy, such as the will to power and the need to transcend conventional Christian morality. The result is one of the cornerstones of his life's work.


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    Title
    Human, All Too Human
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Friedrich Nietzsche, Translated by Marion Faber, Translated by Stephen Lehmann, Introduction by Marion Faber, Notes by Marion Faber
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 127 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 295 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780140446173
    ISBN 10: 0140446176
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15500
    BIC E4L: PHI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.6
    BIC subject category V2: HPCF
    Libri: B-085
    DC20: 193
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/LATE18, CULT/GERMNY
    Ingram Subject Code: PH
    BISAC V2.8: PHI009000
    DC22: 128
    BISAC V2.8: PHI010000
    Thema V1.0: QDHR
    Illustrations note
    index
    Publisher
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    PENGUIN CLASSICS
    Publication date
    29 September 1994
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Friedrich Nietzsche was born near Leipzig in 1844, the son of a Lutheran clergyman. At 24 he was appointed to the chair of classical philology at Basle University, where he stayed until forced by his health to retire in 1879. Here, he wrote all his literature, including Thus Spake Zarathustra, and developed his idea of the Superman. He became insane in 1889 and remained so until his death in 1900. Marion Faber is Professor German at Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania. Her work includes publications on Kafka, Nietzsche and Weimar film.
    Table of contents
    Of first and last things; on the history of moral feelings; religious life; from the soul of artists and writers; signs of higher and lower culture; man in society; woman and child; a look at the state; man alone with himself.