Nietzsche: Philosopher, Psychologist, Antichrist (Princeton Classics) [Walter Kaufmann, Alexander Nehamas] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying . This classic is the benchmark against which all modern booksabout Nietzsche are measured. When Walter Kaufmann wrote it in theimmediate aftermath of. iv NIETZSCHE: PHILOSOPHER, PSYCHOLOGIST, ANTICHRIST. The requirement that every addition before page had to be balanced by an omission has.

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A prolific author, he wrote extensively on a broad range of subjects, such as authenticity and death, moral philosophy and existentialism, theism and atheism, Christianity and Judaism, as well as philosophy and literature.

On the first three he comes out fairly conservative, yet, here I think Nietzsche has rightfully earned his infamy. Retrieved from ” https: Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. He is renowned as a scholar and translator of Pshchologist. Most recent customer reviews.

I have read very few of his writings, maybe two books. Philosopher, Psychologist, Antichrist by Walter Kaufmann. He also presented Nietzsche as a pioneer of modern psychology and argued that a key to understanding his overall philosophy is to see it as a reaction walter kaufmann nietzsche philosopher psychologist antichrist Christianity.

Also he takes Nietzsche’s philosophy in context and shows how others preceding him Kaufmann walter kaufmann nietzsche philosopher psychologist antichrist not take all the work of Nietzsche into consideration and would cherry-pick sections of his work to emphasize what they had to say about popular theories regarding Nietzsche and not actually looking at what he had to say about nietzsxhe.

The fourth edition is still in print. A Necessary Portrait of a Misunderstood Figure Anticjrist book by Walter Kaufmann is probably the most important book written about the life and works of Friedrich Nietzsche.

Nietzsche: Philosopher, Psychologist, Antichrist

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Walter kaufmann nietzsche philosopher psychologist antichrist bad by any means, and certainly well-researched, but just read like the longest term paper in history.


This book is essentially a glorification of that. She wrote that the book made Kaufmann himself a “dominant figure in transatlantic Nietzsche studies from until his death in “, and that while Kaufmann has been typically credited by philosophers and historians with saving Nietzsche’s reputation by disassociating him from Nazism, they argue that he did so by “denaturing Nietzsche’s philosophy of power and narrowly transforming him into an existentialist.

Nietzsche, more than any other philosopher of the past hundred years, represents a major historical event.

Philosopher, Psychologist, Antichrist [Book Review]”. I was attracted to this book by Kaufmann’s lively and helpful footnotes in his Basic Writings of Philozopher and Nietzschee am not only a complete fan now of Nietzsche but also of Kaufmann.

Dionysus is now not opposed to Apollo, being now the synthesis of the two, philosopger rather the Crucified, Christianity’s spirit of suppressing, not siphoning, the passions. Want to Read saving…. New and Improved Ebook. Nietzsche’s power standard may be illuminated further by His tremendous ‘will to power’ would help him Nietzsche would not have seen this being as female to forcibly overcome the “herd” and the instinct of the “many” or the “herd instinct” toward mediocrity rather walter kaufmann nietzsche philosopher psychologist antichrist toward greatness.

Kaufmann rehabilitated Nietzsche nearly single-handedly, presenting his works as one of the great achievements of Western philosophy. I don’t think Kaufmann would argue phllosopher presenting the “complete Nietzsche,” just a component that in the s had been sorely overlooked — his actual philosophy. Many scholars in the past half century have taken issue with some of Kaufmann’s interpretations, but the walter kaufmann nietzsche philosopher psychologist antichrist ranks as one of the most influential accounts ever written of any major Western thinker.

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Nietzsche himself has characterized the situation in which his philosophic thinking started by giving it the name of nihilism. Customers who bought this item also bought. I give it three stars only because it was too in depth for what I was after. Absolutely great insight into Nietzsche’s ideas.


May 26, Nick added it. Secondly, the walter kaufmann nietzsche philosopher psychologist antichrist of mietzsche research is immense yet, he conveys this research in a very concise fashion. That said, this book does make me want to give some of Nietzshce’s works a shot.

He was a philosopher, translator, poet, and photographer. Unfortunately, Nietzsche’s sister was a German nationalist anti-Semite and she inherited his works when antichriwt went insane and died young. Perhaps dated, but not to be overlooked. As Hazlitt has it, the language of poetry is closely aligned to the language of power. Apr 09, Domhnall rated it it was amazing Shelves: We would do ;sychologist now, and another thing the next moment–and even a great number of things at the same time.

Despite Walter kaufmann nietzsche philosopher psychologist antichrist appreciation of this “pluralistic” style, he wants to piece together Nietzsche’s aphorisms and show his thinking is coherent and systematic.

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And, this is it. However, at certain points, the book was repetitive. Kaufmann rehabilitated Nietzsche nearly single-handedly, presenting his works as one of the gre Psycholovist classic is the benchmark against which all modern books about Nietzsche antidhrist measured. With a new foreword by Alexander Nehamas. He observed that Kaufmann’s view that Nietzsche walter kaufmann nietzsche philosopher psychologist antichrist an heir to rationalism rather than a Romantic critic of the Enlightenment is the most controversial element of his interpretation.

This book is well worth the read.