A work of Nietzsche's later years, "The Antichrist" was written after "Thus Spoke Zarathustra" and shortly before the mental collapse that incapacitated him for the rest of his life. The work is both an unrestrained attack on Christianity and a further exposition of Nietzsche's will-to-power... show more
A work of Nietzsche's later years, "The Antichrist" was written after "Thus Spoke Zarathustra" and shortly before the mental collapse that incapacitated him for the rest of his life. The work is both an unrestrained attack on Christianity and a further exposition of Nietzsche's will-to-power philosophy so dramatically presented in "Zarathustra".
Publish date: November 1st 2000
Publisher: Prometheus Books
Pages no: 111
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
, European Literature
, 19th Century
, German Literature
Primera vez que leo a Friedrich Nietzsche. Un poco pesado, pero me gustó; en muchas cosas estoy de acuerdo con sus ideas, en otras no. jajaja Lo recomiendo.
Very interesting. Many of these arguments were intuitive to me, though I had never made the specific connections before. I'll definitely need at least one more read through in order to fully synthesize the entirety of the text. The style used in Nietzsche's writing is always difficult for me to read...
This book was actually a bit dull for me, although it did introduce me to the word "huggermugger".So I'll be using that one a bit.
Two stars for the writing and the metaphors, 1 star for the passionateness, 1 star for the few highly quotable bits that leave you thinking/nodding (and I don't mean the bits where he calls Christians turkey cocks of god), minus 1 star for the repetitiveness and the swearing, minus 1 star for the bi...
I think N had started to lose it by the time he wrote this book. Still for sheer intensity of invective this is a fun read. The book is an interesting read from the "masters of suspicion" angle as well, even if as a work of philosophy it's conclusions aren't something lasting.
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