Ecce Homo

Ecce Homo

How One Becomes What One Is; Revised Edition


Introduction by: Michael Tanner
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Format
Paperback
Price
$15.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140445152
  • 144 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

In late 1888, only weeks before his final collapse into madness, Nietzsche (1844-1900) set out to compose his autobiography, and Ecce Homo remains one of the most intriguing yet bizarre examples of the genre ever written. In this extraordinary work Nietzsche traces his life, work and development as a philosopher, examines the heroes he has identified with, struggled against and then overcome – Schopenhauer, Wagner, Socrates, Christ – and predicts the cataclysmic impact of his ‘forthcoming revelation of all values’. Both self-celebrating and self-mocking, penetrating and strange, Ecce Homo gives the final, definitive expression to Nietzsche’s main beliefs and is in every way his last testament.

Table of Contents

Ecce Homo – Friedrich Nietzsche Introduction
Note on the Text
Chronology of Nietzsche’s Life

ECCE HOMO: How One Becomes What One Is

Foreword
On this perfect day…
Why I am So Wise
Why I am So Clever
Why I Write Such Good Books
The Birth of Tragedy
The Untimely Essays
Human, All Too Human
Daybreak
The Gay Science
Thus Spoke Zarathustra
Beyond Good and Evil
Genealogy of Morals
Twilight of the Idols
The Wagner Case
Why I Am a Destiny
Notes

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