Thus Spake Zarathustra
by Friedrich Nietzsche
Publisher: Modern Library 1917
Number of pages: 396
Treatise in four parts, it is the first thorough statement of Nietzsche's philosophy and the masterpiece of his career. Its influence since his death has been considerable, in the arts as well as philosophy. Written in the form of a prose narrative, the book offers the philosophy of its author through the voice of Zarathustra who has come down from a mountain to offer his wisdom to the world. In this work Nietzsche made his famous statement that 'God is dead' and presented some of the most influential and well-known ideas of his philosophy, including those of the Uebermensch and the 'will to power'.
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by Mark Pestana - InTech
This collection will give readers a sense of the type of metaphysical investigations that are now being carried out by thinkers in the Western nations. We also hope that the reader's curiosity will be peaked so that further inquiry will follow.
by Francis Bacon - eBooks@Adelaide
This work was revolutionary in its attempt to give formal philosophical shape to emerging experimental science. It challenged the entire edifice of the philosophy of Bacon's time, and left its mark on all subsequent discussions of scientific method.
by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Alfred A. Knopf
Here is Friedrich Nietzsche's great masterpiece The Anti-Christ, wherein Nietzsche attacks Christianity as a blight on humanity. This is essential reading for anyone wishing to understand Nietzsche and his place within the history of philosophy.
by Plato - Feedbooks
Plato was a Greek philosopher and mathematician of the Classic Age who founded the Academy of Athens. He has distinguished himself as one of the founders of Western philosophy by recording the teachings of his master and his own philosophies.