Nietzsche: Philosopher, Psychologist, Antichrist (; second edition ; third philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche by the philosopher Walter Kaufmann. Start by marking “Nietzsche: Philosopher, Psychologist, Antichrist” as Want to Read When Walter Kaufmann wrote it in the immediate aftermath of World War II. Nietzsche: Philosopher, Psychologist, Antichrist. By Walter A. Kaufmann. ( Princeton University Press: London, Geoffrey Cumberlege. Pp. Xi +

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I find that to be the mark of a true academic. Sublimation Geist and Eros. View or edit your browsing history.

Nietzsche, more than any other philosopher of the past hundred years, represents a major historical event. Also Kaufmann repaired the tenuous relationship Nietzsche had with Socrates and that you can be a critic of someone’s work or followers and not hate the creator of the ideas. An Introduction to the Understanding of His Philosophical Activityarguing that despite some differences, such as their views of the meaning of nihilism, they had much in common.

When you click on a Sponsored Product ad, you will be taken to an Amazon detail page where you can learn more about the product and purchase it. I’ve been picking through it piece-by-piece for years now, but it is a great companion to Nietzsche’s life and work—a kind of high-speed, PhD-level Sparknotes, I guess.

Nietzsche: Philosopher, Psychologist, Antichrist

Princeton University Press- Philosophy – pages. Despite their ability to shake up the world and cause vast slaughter, Nietzsche would have seen them as contemptible mean criminals who stood not for life as the superman would but for destruction even though they tried to create – in Hitler case it would have been the year Reich while Mussolini tried, pathetically, to recreate the Roman Empire.


This is especially true of the extended discussion of Will to Power. Retrieved from ” https: Not really recommended for those who prefer to enjoy life rather than ‘think too much.

He was a member of the philosophy department at Princeton University from It’s a stretch to claim that the writing of The Tempest is fundamentally a matter of survival. Want to Read saving…. Eternal recurrence may or may not be a cosmological doctrine in Nietzsche’s book, but it seems to me a noble ethical ideal. Prior to Nietzsche, I had read dozens of the great philosophers – classical and modern – but I really never felt the need nor the desire to read any more philosophy after him.

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You need to learn about this genius. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. The Journal of Nietzsche Studies.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. And more publicitysome of the blurbs from the back cover chosen to impress Goodreaders. A prolific author, he wrote extensively on a broad range of subjects, such as authenticity and death, moral philosophy and existentialism, theism and atheism, Christianity and Antichrixt, as well as philosophy and literature.

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Secondly, the scope of his research is immense yet, he conveys th This book has the reputation of being the “gold standard” of Nietzsche scholarship and after reading this book, that reputation has been peychologist earned. In an edition with a new foreword by the philosopher Alexander Nehamas was published.

As one can read from an early biographic summary, Nietzsche surely suffered–physically and emotionally–and Kauffman calls out his famous splits with Wagner and Ree, driven both ideologically and ostensibly through jealous competition for the friendship if not affections of Cosima Wagner and Lou Andreas-Salome respectively.


The Nazis used his theory of the superman to cast him as a fascist like themselves and, although there are similarities, Nietzsche would have had been horrified to have seen his name connected with such a twisted ideology. The Review of Metaphysics.

She credited Kaufmann with transforming the interpretation of Nietzsche in the postwar United States and establishing him as “a canonical thinker in the Western tradition”. Mar 14, Anticjrist added it Shelves: He also in doing so has created notes and explanations in the translated text to emphasize where it is clear and where it is much more nuanced.

Walter Kaufmann, Nietzsche: Philosopher, Psychologist, Antichrist. Fourth Edition – PhilPapers

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? A Necessary Portrait of a Misunderstood Figure This book by Walter Kaufmann is probably the most important book written about the life and works of Friedrich Nietzsche. Yet, many of his pronouncements did not rest completely on solid ground such as psychklogist views that women were inferior to men and were born to “serve” and “obey” rather than lead.

Between taking care of kids and working, we barely have time to read much of anything. Kaufmann does address other issues of interpretation which are still being dealt with: