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Basic Writings of Nietzsche (Modern Library Classics) (Paperback)

Basic Writings of Nietzsche (Modern Library Classics) By Friedrich Nietzsche, Peter Gay (Introduction by), Walter Kaufmann (Translated by) Cover Image
By Friedrich Nietzsche, Peter Gay (Introduction by), Walter Kaufmann (Translated by)
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This captivating collection brings together five of Friedrich Nietzche’s most important philosophical works, exploring themes such as nihilism, metaphysics, and the nature of morality—featuring an introduction by Peter Gay and commentary from Martin Heidegger, Albert Camus, and Gilles Deleuze

More than one hundred years after his death, Friedrich Nietzsche remains the most influential philosopher of the modern era. Basic Writings of Nietzsche gathers the complete texts of five of Nietzsche’s most important works, from his first book to his last: The Birth of Tragedy, Beyond Good and Evil, On the Genealogy of Morals, The Case of Wagner, and Ecce Homo
Edited and translated by the great Nietzsche scholar Walter Kaufmann, this volume also features seventy-five aphorisms, selections from Nietzsche’s correspondence, and variants from drafts for Ecce Homo. It is a definitive guide to the full range of Nietzsche’s thought.

This edition includes a Modern Library Reading Group Guide

About the Author

Peter Gay is Sterling Professor Emeritus of History at Yale University and the former director of the Center for Writers and Scholars at the New York Public Library. His works include The Enlightenment: The Science of Freedom and Modernism: The Lure of Heresy.

Praise For…

"Nietzsche is one of the few philosophers since Plato whom large numbers of intelligent people read for pleasure."
--Walter Kaufmann

Product Details
ISBN: 9780679783398
ISBN-10: 0679783393
Publisher: Modern Library
Publication Date: November 28th, 2000
Pages: 896
Language: English
Series: Modern Library Classics

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