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By Friedrich Nietzsche

Represents Nietzsche's try to sum up his philosophy. In 9 elements the booklet is designed to provide the reader a finished concept of Nietzsche's suggestion and style:  they span "The Prejudices of Philsophers," "The unfastened Spirit," faith, morals, scholarship, "Our Virtues," "Peoples and Fatherlands," and "What Is Noble," in addition to epigrams and a concluding poem.  Beyond strong and Evil is essentially the most striking and influential books of the 19th century.
   This translation by means of Walter Kaufmann has develop into the traditional one, for accuracy and constancy to the oddities and beauty of the fashion of the original.  the interpretation is predicated at the basically variation Nietzsche himself released, and all version studying in later editions.  This quantity bargains an inclusive index of topics and individuals, in addition to a operating footnote remark at the textual content.

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21 The causa sil is the best self-contradiction that has been conceived so far, it is a sort of rape and perversion of logic; but the extravagant pride of man has managed to entangle itself profoundly and frightfully with just this nonsense. 28 Sup23 Cf. Sartre's famous dictum: "If man as the existentialist sees him is not definable, it is because to begin with he is nothing. He will not be anything until later, and then he will be what he makes of himself. . Man simply is. Not that he is simply what he conceives himself to be, but he is what he wills .

But this is nihilism and the sign of a despairing, mortally weary soul-however courageous the gestures of such a virtue may look. It seems, however, to be otherwise with stronger and livelier thinkers who are still eager for life. When they side againstappearance, and speak of "perspective," with a new arrogance; when they 1I First cause. ) -who knows if they are not hying at bottom to win back some. thing that was formerly an even secure possession, something of the ancient domain of the faith of former times, perhaps the "immortal soul," perhaps "the old God," in short, ideas by which one could live better, that is to say, more vigorously and cheerfully,; than by '"modem idea"?

Choose the good solitude, the free, playful, light solitude that gives you, too, the right to remain good in some sense. How poisonous, how crafty, how bad, does every long war make one, that cannot be waged openly by means of force! How personal does a long fear make one, a long watching of enemies, of possible enemies These outcasts of society, these long-pursued, wickedly persecuted ones-also the compulsory recluses, the Spinozas or Giordano Brunos-always become in the end, even under the most spiritual masquerade, and For the role of Don Quixote, alluded to above, in Nietzsche's thought, see Kaufmann, Nietzsche, Chapter 1,note 40.

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