Friedrich Nietzscheâs most accessible and influential philosophical work, misquoted, misrepresented, brilliantly original and enormously influential Nietzsche was one of the most revolutionary and subversive thinkers in Western philosophy, and Thus Spoke Zarathustra â¦ This is not a book, but a pamphlet printed by some cowboy. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. The Myth of Sisyphus (Vintage International). Reviewed in the United States on May 4, 2017. I started reading Nietzsche 30 years ago, when David Bowie said he was interested in his work. A curated list of English's 3500 most interesting words. I loved it! A very good and dense book. In this recording, brief glosses introduce sections of the text, while bits of the Strauss tone poem of the same name bridge major transitions. I don't know if it was the prose, the translation, or the age of language in the text, but I found myself reading a few passages multiple times to really understand it. Beyond Good & Evil - Hollingdale. Thus Spoke Zarathrustra was a great read . It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. I ordered the Hollingdale translation of Nietzsche's Also sprach Zarathustra, but in its place I received the Kaufmann translation. Other than that it's a great philosophical work. In my very humble opinion , Nietzche is one of the great modern philosophers . Treatise by Friedrich Nietzsche, written in four parts and published in German between 1883 and 1885 as Also sprach Zarathustra. Maybe not "fun", but he is no snooze. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 28, 2016. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. --This text refers to an alternate. Reviewed in the United States on August 29, 2017, Ah not for everyone. Twilight Of The Idols / The Anti Christ - Hollingdale. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. The book feels like an allegorical search by Nietzche for the meaning of his own life ; as it was for me . Friedrich Nietzsche published the first part of his Also sprach Zarathustra (Thus Spoke Zarathustra) in 1883, and it became his best-known book. THUS SPAKE ZARATHUSTRA A BOOK FOR ALL AND NONE (ILLUSTRATED). Reviewed in the United States on March 24, 2020. Thus Spoke Zarathustra - Hollingdale. It describes how the ancient Persian prophet Zarathustra â¦ Most important, the gospel” that Zarathustra brings contrasts sharply with the teachings of Jesus. Reviewed in the United States on March 5, 2019. The central problem of the book is that NO ONE could read it: the font is under 1mm high. Ecco Homo - Hollingdale *** Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy. Does this book contain quality or formatting issues? Like Jesus in the New Testament, the titular character of Nietzsche’s book goes into solitude at the age of thirty and returns to humanity with a missionto share his wisdom with others, to challenge them to reform their lives. It may still cause discomfort to readers nowadays. Please try again. Thus Spoke Zarathustra (hereafter TSZ) is a difficult book to translate. He also denounces the otherworldly” outlook of Christianity, its emphasis on a better” life beyond this one. The Birth of Tragedy - Ronald Speirs. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club thatâs right for you for free.  1. Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for Everyone and No One: Nietzsche, Friedrich, Hollingdale, R. J.: Amazon.sg: Books Treatise by Friedrich Nietzsche, written in four parts and published in German between 1883 and 1885 as Also sprach Zarathustra. Reviewed in the United States on November 25, 2016. Very compelling, very well written. In effect, my order was not filled. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. I'd recommend reading "Beyond good and evil" by Nietzsche or "Hiking with Nietzsche" by John Kaag prior to this book. This isn't a good copy. Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for All and None is a philosophical novel by German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, composed in four parts written and published between 1883 and 1885. There's no date of publishing, no editor, no fly leaf--very first page of the book is the first page of thus spoke.....I am a 50 year old English teacher who has bought many, many poorly published books in my time, but this is at the apex of bad. I totally disagree with those who consider Nietzsche to be hard, stern, and without hope. Also sprach Zarathustra: Ein Buch für Alle und Keinen, 1883. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. I asked my 18 and 20 year old children to have a go, both of whom have perfect eyesight, and both just started laughing. Nietzche dances along the edge of schizophrenia, which a Horrobin has noted is HUMAN WRIT LARGE. The father of psychoanalysis discusses the struggle of individuality versus society. Thomas Wayne, 2003. The physicality of the book wasn't pristine. Thus Spoke Zarathustra - Version 2.85 Note on the Translations Cover Photos Note On The Selection Of Books Eternal Recurrence Editor Profile The eight digital books in the "Nietzsche Love of Fate â¦ R. J. Hollingdale's translation of Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra (Penguin paperback); perfect school edition with introduction and critical commentary. Received 'Home Science - class 12' book instead. It includes the German philosopherâs famous discussion of the â¦ A must. It received little attention during his lifetime but its influence since his death has been considerable, in the arts as well as philosophy. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Thus Spoke Zarathustra [Nietzsche, R.J. Hollingdale] on Amazon.com. It should be read and reread. The combined allusions to and discrepancies from the New Testament in Zarathustra make it appropriate to think of it as a parody, although it should not be thought of just as satire, which ridicules its target. Do you believe that this item violates a copyright? Reviewed in the United States on March 20, 2018. He was a Persian who founded his own religion. It describes how the ancient Persian prophet Zarathustra â¦ It is a book that I once read at least once a year and it never failed to fill my mind with hope and ideas. Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for Everyone and No One: Nietzsche, Friedrick, Hollingdale, R. J., Tanner, Michael: Amazon.sg: Books The basic format of Zarathustra is familiar. Full, just FULL of powerful aphorisms to quote in journal writing. On The Genealogy Of Morals - Michael A. Scarpitti. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Thus Spoke Zarathustra. My initial reading of Zarathustra was very disappointing. Nietzsche couched this ultimate expression of his philosophy (1883-91), not as a closely reasoned treatise, but as the passionate utterances of an ancient Persian prophet, Zarathustra, couched in a pseudo-biblical German. Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for All and None First Part Zarathustraâs Prologue The Speeches of Zarathustra On the Three Metamorphoses On the Teachers of Virtue On the Hinterworldly On the â¦ This isn't a good copy. Book should come with a free magnifying glass.. takes the joy out of reading a little because of this. Unable to add item to List. Still haven't learned how to spell Nietzsche without using autocorrect though, so I should probably buy and read more. But like Jesus, Zarathustra is seriously misunderstood. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Dictionary of the Strange, Curious & Lovely, Hallucination Theory: How Hallucinations Govern Imaginations. He would have hated the Nazis. Thus Spoke Zarathustra R. J. Hollingdale, Penguin, 1961. Nice troll, Amazon ð, Very poetic (maybe difficult to read) prose, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 30, 2020. If philosophy is important to you then read i, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 7, 2019. But due to the nature of its appearance I give it just 3 stars. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. He considered it his most important work, and toward the end of his life he immodestly described it in Ecce Homo (1908) as the greatest present” that had been made to humanity so far. Reviewed in the United States on March 6, 2019. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. It is this work in which Nietzsche made his famous (and much misconstrued) statement that "God is dead" and in which he presented some of the most influential and well-known (and likewise misunderstood) ideas of his philosophy, including those of the Ubermensch ("overman" or "superman") and the "will to power." His ideas are not so abstract that only scholars can understand them. . A great read ! Y.R. Zarathustra was indeed a good read, even though I consider myself religious I am not so close-minded as to disregard Nietzsche because of that. His whole story can be understood as an instance of the popular German genre of Bildungsromanthat is, a novel chronicling the education of its protagonist. Top subscription boxes â right to your door, The Merriam-Webster Encyclopedia of Literature, Â© 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Written in the form of a prose narrative, Thus Spake Zarathustra offers the philosophy of its author through the voice of Zarathustra (based on the Persian prophet Zoroaster) who, after years of meditation, has come down from a mountain to offer his wisdom to the world. A strange book that requires many interpretations, Reviewed in the United States on February 28, 2019, I couldn't have finished this book without sparknotes. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Nietzsche tells us in Ecce Homo that as the first to invent the opposition of good and evil, Zarathustra should be the first to recognize that it is a calamitous error,” for he has more experience and is more truthful than any other thinker. Beware of sounding overblown or plain weird. I'm not sure that this book would be the best place to start if you want an intro to Nietzsche - the book can be difficult to read due to the style and it might not be easy to parse Nietzsche's philosophy from this text. --, God is dead, and the superman is nigh! Thus Spoke Zarathustra Classics Series Penguin books Penguin classics : Philosophy Volume 14142 of Penguin classics Penguin classics: Literature: Author: Friedrich Nietzsche: Translated by: R. â¦ The were devoid of all hope and their perverse use of the philosophy would have sickened him. Thus spoke Zarathustra : a book for everyone and no one Friedrich Nietzsche, R.J. Hollingdale (transl., intro.) In the same book, he no less outrageously proclaims that it is not only the highest book there is . I have now read most of his major works and consider him the single greatest influence on my own life and the perceptions of various institutions. The narrators speak clearly and with comprehension, but they're stuffy; whereas, the book is anything but. . The book thus chronicles the protagonist’s efforts and wanderings, his coming to understand who he is and what he stands for, by way of his interactions with the various and often odd characters he meets along the way. Nietzsche regarded 'Thus Spoke Zarathustra' as his most important work, and his story of the wandering Zarathustra has had enormous influence on subsequent culture. I won't pretend I know anything about philosophy but this is quite grim and in a way hopeful. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. With a traditional philosophical text the translator's conscience is driven by accuracy, and when in doubt the translator will be as literal as â¦ Something went wrong. A book for all and none - Annotated, Beyond Good and Evil (AmazonClassics Edition), , also translated as Thus Spoke Zarathustra. It is also difficult because it is filled with learned allegories and allusionsto the Bible, Plato, Shakespeare, Goethe’s Faust, Ludwig Feuerbach, Arthur Schopenhauer, Nietzsche’s former friend Richard Wagner, and othersreferences that might not be readily recognizable by most contemporary readers. I was not ready for the very stylized language he used but subsequent reading made me look beyond the style and see the thoughts behind them and then yielded the wisdom beneath. . © AudioFile 2005, Portland, Maine--, Nietzsche has been proclaimed the seminal figure of modern philosophy as well as one of the most creative and critically influential geniuses in the history of secular thought. This conflict between good and evil is central to both Judaism and Christianity, and given Nietzsche’s rejection of this dichotomy, it is highly significant as well as ironic that Nietzsche chose the supposed originator of that distinction as his central character and ostensibly as his spokesman. Background on Marlowe and the Faust legend. Thus Spoke Zarathustra is, therefore, far from a compendium of his lifeâs work or key ideas despite being his most widely read book with non-experts. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. The style is a quasi-satire of how religions deliver their messages and it reaches genious proportions in this book. , also translated as Thus Spoke Zarathustra. Sometimes it seems to be all of the above. Complete and unabridged. Zarathustra’s philosophy, summarized in a single phrase, is a celebration of what is this-worldly.” It is a yes-saying” to life, this life; for Zarathustra (like Nietzsche) thinks that there is no other. At the time I began to read it, I hadnât really been captivated by a novel since the Harry Potter series (which I love) and I found most fantasy stories to be really boring. Zarathustra, also known as Zoroaster, probably lived in the seventh century b.c.e. Mirrored with the Jungian individuation process, I found the book to be most fruitful. I recommend for a fairly experienced reader, both subjunctively and objectively. At an age now , beginning retirement , my life has become an existential quest of sorts and Thus Spoke Zarathrustra is certainly a guide vocal for me , on the same plane as Voltaire’s Candide or Hesse’s Siddhartha . Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. These promotions will be applied to this item: Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. The work is incomplete, but it is the first thorough statement of Nietzsche's mature philosophy and the masterpiece of his career. Injustice has plagued American society for centuries. , also translated as Thus Spoke Zarathustra. Nietzsche's works together make a unique statement in the literature of European ideas' A. C. GraylingNietzsche was one of the most revolutionary thinkers in Western philosophy, and Thus Spoke Zarathustra remains his most influential work. It is not clearly philosophy, or poetry, or prophecy, or satire. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 9, 2020, Overall, the product is as described. I had first become familiar with it after reading a philosophical analysis of one of my favorite video games, Shin Megami Tensei Nocturne. I discovered Nocturne is a spiritual re-telling of certain portions of the novel. Not to sound snobbish but don't attempt to read if your level of reading and understanding isn't in top form . Ah not for everyone. And while the story of Jesus is completed with his death and resurrection, Zarathustra’s story is never finished. When I think of Nietzscheâs philosophical life (aided by an analogy by RJ Hollingdaleâ¦ Reviewed in the United States on October 23, 2019. This item has little room for margin notes (which should be essential for Nietzsche) and is printed about as cheaply as possible. From Kathleen M. Higgins and Robert C. Solomon’s Introduction to Thus Spoke Zarathustra. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Clancy Martin, 2005. (possibly from 628 to 551). While this is an important work of his, personally I believe that Antichrist was his most important work and certainly the most powerful text Christianity has ever come up against. Alexander Tille, 1896. but it is also the deepest, born out of the innermost wealth of truth.” So we should not be surprised to find that Zarathustra is an extremely enigmatic and often pretentious work and by no means easy to understand or to classify. This will be a useful text way into the future. Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for All and None is a philosophical novel by German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, composed in four parts written and published between 1883 and â¦ To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus: The Elizabethan Play by Christopher Marlowe... HOMER: The Iliad & The Odyssey (Deluxe Edition). It describes how the ancient Persian prophet Zarathustra â¦ It was definitely my most difficult read, but I was able to better understand Nietzsche afterword, Reviewed in the United States on May 23, 2017. Vocabulary both strange and lovely! Zarathustra remained a fantasy figure in the West for many centuries, long before his writings were translated in the eighteenth century. Condition okay but definitely not âlike newâ as described. There's a problem loading this menu right now. There was a problem loading your book clubs. This is easily one of the best and most difficult books ever written. Many readers may not know that Nietzsche’s titular character is a very important historical religious figure. Does this book contain inappropriate content? Graham Parkesâ¦ Explore Japanese folklore with The Book of Yokai. Thomas Common, 1909. Nietzsche was one of the most revolutionary thinkers in Western philosophy, and Thus Spoke Zarathustra remains his most influential work. This is a book that is still very valid and vital to the health of humanity. You cannot discover lands already inhabited. Much of the work deals with ideas such as the "eternal recurrence of the same," the parable on the "death of Godâ¦ Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Reviewed in the United States on November 6, 2016. Reviewed in the United States on July 5, 2014. Please try again. About Thus Spoke Zarathustra. Ever since reading Nietzsche for the first time, I've gotten super pretentious. These two translations are quite different. I'm guessing the book is out of copy right and so Amazon have produced this SHOCKING version of Nietzsche. Reviewed in the United States on June 27, 2018. Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche, Thomas Common, Elizabeth Forster-Nietzsche. It tells a story in biblical style. There is an overarching theory to be found here and it is more inspiring and humane than some seem to think. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Walter Kaufmann's policy was to reduce what he viewed as Nietzsche's melodrama. Go to your local bookstore and look for something better for a few extra dollars. Buy Thus Spoke Zarathustra Reprint by Nietzsche, Friedrich, Hollingdale, R. J. I make no claims to entirely understand Nietzsche but someone who dropped out before reaching high school I believe I have a fairly good grasp of his overall principles. Reviewed in the United States on October 5, 2018. Value-priced, preferred choice for today's students, educators, and classic literature lovers. Nietzsche was one of the most revolutionary thinkers in Western philosophy, and Thus Spoke Zarathustra remains his most influential work. Please try again. Excerpt: When Zarathustra â¦ (ISBN: 8601417134900) from Amazon's Book Store. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Recommended translation: Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for Everyone and No One, trans. Not finished as yet, reading along side some material from Young and others. •This e-book publication is unique which includes biography and Illustrations. Something went wrong. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. This is considered Nietzsche's magnum opus. The book is a combination of prose and poetry, including epigrams, dithyrambs, and parodies as well as sections of pure poetry. I can see how revolutionary it was more than 100 years ago. Nietzsche was one of the most revolutionary thinkers in Western philosophy, and Thus Spoke Zarathustra remains his most influential work. Paperback, 9781406852721, 1406852724 Frayed edges, crumpled pages, a few marks embedded into the cover. This text makes one question oneself and challenge your own values, your own perspective on life, faith, society and everything in between. I cannot think of one book that has more influence on me than Thus Spoke Zarathustra. Unable to add item to List. To begin with, unlike Jesus, who returns from solitude after forty days, Zarathustra enjoys solitude for ten years before beginning his mission. Described as âlike newâ when itâs being sold as used for the second time, Reviewed in the United States on September 8, 2020. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 25, 2020. Listen to the highly anticipated memoir, "A Promised Land". Thus Spoke Zarathustra. Monsters, ghosts, fantastic beings, and supernatural phenomena. There was a problem loading your book clubs. Arguably one of the most influential books of psychology to date. âFriedrich Nietzsche's most accessible and influential philosophical work, misquoted, misrepresented, brilliantly original and enormously influential, Thus Spoke Zarathustra is translated from the German by R.J. Hollingdale â¦ Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for Everyone and Nobody (Oxford World's Classics), The Portable Nietzsche (Portable Library), Basic Writings of Nietzsche (Modern Library Classics), Thus Spake Zarathustra (AmazonClassics Edition), Thus spake Zarathustra. Thus Spoke Zarathrustra is both life-affirming and life-changing ( again ) for me . Thus Spoke Zarathustra Friedrich Nietzsche, R. J. Hollingdale, R. Hollingdale Friedrich Nietzscheâs most accessible and influential philosophical work, misquoted, misrepresented, brilliantly original and enormously influential, Thus Spoke Zarathustra is translated from the German by R.J. Hollingdale â¦ Zoroastrianism, in turn, had a profound influence on both Judaism and Christianity. Nietzsche’s Zarathustra is the historical religious leader updated, offering insight into the modern world, as the original Zarathustra addressed the circumstances of his era. This piece shows his disappointment and sadness regarding the institutions of modern times. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. That aside, Nietzsche is highly readable and insightful. Please try your request again later. Words like numinous, pythonic, circumvolant, and orison. Zarathustra’s subtitle, A Book for All and None,” also sounds like a challenge, if not a direct affront, suggesting that while anyone might pick it up and read it, no one can really understand it.