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Twilight of the Idols (Hackett Classics)

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ISBN-13: 978-0872203549
ISBN-10: 0872203549
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Language Notes

Text: English (translation)
Original Language: German --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

Friedrich Nietzsche; Translated by Richard Polt
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Product Details

  • Series: Hackett Classics
  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (June 1, 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0872203549
  • ISBN-13: 978-0872203549
  • Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 5.5 x 8.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #389,669 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By A Customer on October 5, 2001
Format: Library Binding
For the sake of brevity, I will say merely that this translation was entirely successful in its aim to vulgarize Nietzsche's stylistic idiosyncracies for the sake of mass consumption. This is a beautiful book, and deserves a more sympathetic treatment. R.J. Hollingdale's translation is the best, but even Walter Kaufmann's is preferable to this one. It DOES matter!
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Format: Library Binding
ALtough this isn't the best or most sophisticated work Nietzsche has to offer, it certainly is worth reading for anyone interested in his life and works. It is some kind of summary of everything he has said in his previous books. Christianity, morals, Kant.. it's all in here. His last attempt to show the world what it's all about, just before he went insane. My favorite part are the first couple of pages where statements can be found like "Is man just a mistake of God, or is God just a mistake of man?". Absolutely recommended for anyone whose interested in philosephy in general and Nietzsche particulary.
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I saved a lot of money by buying all of the Hackett paperback books for my philosophy class on Amazon. This product was as described (and as a book, the best of the bunch).
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It was enlightening and fun to discuss in my philosophy class. It gave me a lot of things to think about in my own life.
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