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Walter Kaufmann
Birth date: July 01, 1921
Died: September 04, 1980
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Domhnall
Domhnall rated it 4 years ago
"If you study the religions of the world to find corroboration for what you believe anyway, the inquiry is sterile. You are trying to bolster your ego with the agreement of the great. But is the only alternative to this to show what fools the great men of the past have been - another attempt to bols...
Domhnall
Domhnall rated it 5 years ago
I was attracted to this book by Kaufmann's lively and helpful footnotes in his Basic Writings of Nietzsche and I am not only a complete fan now of Nietzsche but also of Kaufmann. It is worth adding that Kaufmann is one writer where it is worth the effort of reading footnotes, some of which are gems...
Domhnall
Domhnall rated it 5 years ago
This is an excellent edition of the key Nietzsche books, not too large to handle and carry comfortably, and with notes that are helpful and informative without interfering with enjoyment. It was challenging to read but well worth the effort. Nietzsche definitely becomes more and more accessible as o...
Emad Attely [The Book Nerd]
Emad Attely [The Book Nerd] rated it 6 years ago
Well, I didn't expect that .. AT ALL!!I thought I'd love this book! What happened?! Damn it!Zarathustra! Please man! You were such a boring little prophet!Look, to be honest, I liked many lines in this book. I marked and even memorized them. But the book as a whole was a BIG disappointment :(The mai...
shell pebble
shell pebble rated it 6 years ago
In my uneducated opinion, Nietzsche is really good fun in bitesize bits and by all accounts a mighty thinker, but this is disturbing as philosophy and turgid as literature
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