By Friedrich Nietzsche
100 years after his demise, Friedrich Nietzsche continues to be the main influential thinker of the trendy period. simple Writings of Nietzsche gathers the entire texts of 5 of Nietzsche's most vital works, from his first e-book to his final: The beginning of Tragedy; past solid and Evil; at the family tree of Morals; The Case of Wagner; and Ecce Homo. Edited and translated by means of the good Nietzsche student Walter Kaufmann, this quantity presents a definitive consultant to the complete variety of Nietzsche's thought.
Included are also seventy-five aphorisms, decisions from Nietzsche's correspondence, and editions from drafts for Ecce Homo.
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He translated all of the books by Nietzsche listed in the biographical note above. He died in 1980. Contents INTRODUCTION BY PETER GAY A NOTE ON THIS EDITION INTRODUCTION BY THE EDITOR ACKNOWLEDGMENTS BASIC WRITINGS OF NIETZSCHE THE BIRTH OF TRAGEDY Dedication Contents Chapter 1 - Translator’s Introduction Seventy-Five Aphorisms from Five Volumes Contents Chapter 1 - Human, All-Too-Human (1878) BEYOND GOOD AND EVIL Dedication Contents Translator’s Preface Preface Contents Part One - On the Prejudices of Philosophers Part Two - The Free Spirit Part Three - What is Religious Part Four - Epigrams and Interludes Part Five - Natural History of Morals Part Six - We Scholars Part Seven - Our Virtues Part Eight - Peoples and Fatherlands Part Nine - What is Noble From High Mountains: Aftersong ON THE GENEALOGY OF MORALS Contents Editor’s Introduction Preface Chapter 1 - First Essay: “Good and Evil,” “Good and Bad” Chapter 2 - Second Essay: “Guilt,” “Bad Conscience,” and the Like Chapter 3 - Third Essay: What Is the Meaning of Ascetic Ideals?
4Libeler. 5Zukunftsphilologie: Zweites Stück (Berlin, Gebrüder Bornträger, 1873). 6Johannes Dräseke, “Beiträge zur Wagner-Frage” (contributions to the problem of Wagner), in Musikalisches Wochenblatt, IV (1873). 7Bruno Meyer (Nietzsche wrote “Meier”), “Beiträge zur Wagner-Frage: In eigener Sache” (in my cause), in Deutsche Warte, V, 641-73. Dräseke replied in Musikalisches Wochenblatt, V (1874), 403-05, 418-20, and 438-442, condemning Meyer’s attack on Nietzsche. , Harvard University Press, 1965.
What Kaufmann calls “the Nietzsche legend” owes more to her than to any other commentator. Her work as her brother’s editor, then, made the “real” Nietzsche virtually disappear from view. Readers in the English-speaking world who had no German faced an additional obstacle: the translations. In Nietzsche, Kaufmann spends no time giving the gruesome details, but he left no doubt that all the translations in the book were his in part because, he writes in the preface, “[t]he purpose of the quotations was often to establish new interpretations …” (p.