Virgin Philosphers

Virgin Philosphers : Nietzsche

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"Live dangerously" was Nietzsche's motto - both in his life and in his philosophy. His "will to power" would become an inspiration to artists, writers and right-wing politicains alike. Ignored, and increasingly ill, Nietzsche eventually drove himself over the brink of madness. The "Virgin Philosophers" series cover the lives and ideas of the major philosophers, attempting to clarify the mysteries of philosophy for the general reader.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 55 pages
  • 108 x 178 x 4mm | 45g
  • Virgin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0753506033
  • 9780753506035

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'These [books] have changed my life..... They tell you exactly what you want to know and no more.' AA Gill, Sunday Times 'Well-written, clear and informed' New York Times
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About Paul Strathern

Paul Strathern is a professional writer, a former Somerset Maugham prize winner and author of five novels, as well as biographies and travel books. As a university lecturer, he taught philosophy, but also mathematics and modern Italian poetry. He is the author of the critically acclaimed Mendeleyev's Dream: The Quest for the Elements and the forthcoming Dr Strangelove's Game (both Hamish Hamilton)
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