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    Nietzsche: Untimely Meditations (Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy) (Paperback) By (author) Friedrich Nietzsche, Edited by Daniel Breazeale, Translated by R. J. Hollingdale

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    DescriptionThe four short works in Untimely Meditations were published by Nietzsche between 1873 and 1876.They deal with such broad topics as the relationship between popular and genuine culture, strategies for cultural reform, the task of philosophy, the nature of education, and the relationship between art, science and life. They also include Nietzsche's earliest statement of his own understanding of human selfhood as a process of endlessly 'becoming who one is'. As Daniel Breazeale shows in his introduction to this new edition of R. J. Hollingdale's translation of the essays, these four early texts are key documents for understanding the development of Nietzsche's thought and clearly anticipate many of the themes of his later writings. Nietzsche himself always cherished his Untimely Meditations and believed that they provide valuable evidence of his 'becoming and self-overcoming' and constitute a 'public pledge' concerning his own distinctive task as a philosopher.


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    Title
    Nietzsche: Untimely Meditations
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Friedrich Nietzsche, Edited by Daniel Breazeale, Translated by R. J. Hollingdale
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 322
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 228 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 528 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521585842
    ISBN 10: 0521585848
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    DC21: 193
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    DC22: 193
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    LC classification: B3313.U52 E5 1997
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    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    13 November 1997
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Table of contents
    David Strauss, the confessor and the writer; On the uses and disadvantages of history for life; Schopenhauer as educator; Richard Wagner in Bayreuth.