Download e-book for iPad: Nietzsche's Last Laugh: Ecce Homo as Satire by Nicholas D. More

By Nicholas D. More

ISBN-10: 1107050812

ISBN-13: 9781107050815

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Nietzsche's Ecce Homo used to be released posthumously in 1908, 8 years after his loss of life, and has been variously defined ever considering that as dead, mad, or in simple terms inscrutable. by contrast backdrop, Nicholas D. extra presents the 1st entire and compelling research of the paintings, and argues that this so-called autobiography is in its place a satire. this way allows Nietzsche to belittle undesirable philosophy by means of comedian ability, try reconciliation along with his painful earlier, evaluation and unify his disparate works, insulate himself with humor from the chance of 'looking into abysses', and identify knowledge as a different type of 'good taste'. After exhibiting how one can learn this much-maligned ebook, extra argues that Ecce Homo provides the easiest instance of Nietzsche making experience of his personal highbrow lifestyles, and that its precise and complicated parody of conventional philosophy makes a strong case for examining Nietzsche as a philosophical satirist throughout his corpus.

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