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For a century Nietzsche has been among the most controversial of modern writers. Since his death in 1900 he has been appropriated as an icon by a diverse spectrum of people, whose interpretations of his philosophy have been equally varied. This introduction to his life and work examines the numerous ambiguities in his writings, traces his development, and explodes many more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 124.46 x 187.96 x 10.16mm | 113.4g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0192876805
  • 9780192876805

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..".I find Tanner's book enormously useful for introducing Nietzsche philosophically.... Tanner manages to be succinct without being boring or pedantic.... I think his succinct and highly critical readings encourage genuine philosophical grappling with our modern self-proclaimed Dionysus, who after all needs to be treated as a philosopher, not an idol or a god."--Teaching Philosophy"A breezy first look at Nietzsche....useful for undergraduates who need a quick and painless dose of Nietzsche's ideas."--Ethicsshow more

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