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Ecce Homo has ratings and reviews. Glenn said: For whom am I writing this review? If Nietzsche were by my side I suspect he would want me to. In late , only weeks before his final collapse into madness, Nietzsche ( ) set out to compose his autobiography, and Ecce Homo remains one. Ecce Homo is an autobiography like no other. Deliberately provocative, Nietzsche subverts the conventions of the genre and pushes his philosophical positions.

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His overman, his Zarathustra, his transvaluation, his doctrine of eternal return are all emperors without clothes. PaperbackPenguin Classicspages. Jung, particularly his alchemical writings. Until the very end of senior year I had no girlfriend.

Indeed, they seemed the opposite. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. The last chapter of Ecce Homoentitled “Why I Am a Destiny”, is primarily concerned with reiterating Nietzsche’s thoughts on Christianity, corroborating Christianity’s decadence and his ideas as to uncovering Christian morality.

How much one feels is beneath one! This was rather too much. Log In Sign Up. Das Eis ist nahe, die Einsamkeit ist ungeheuer—aber wie ruhig alle Dinge im Lichte liegen!

That is why I needed a word that had the meaning of a provocation for everybody. I attach value to this definition. Showing of 7 reviews. He reacts slowly to all kinds of stimuli, with that slowness which long caution and deliberate pride have bred in him: The weirdness ended, not to be repeated.


The Bible is a product of the will to suppress the truth. His book was due to have been published last year at roughly the same time as two others about Nietzsche. Share your thoughts with other customers. After that Nietzsche abandoned his academic career and stumbled around Europe, convinced, despite the fact that his books barely sold, that in them, “the questions of millennia had been resolved”. I bought the book on purpose and enjoy my reading. This, in fact, is how that long period of sickness appears to me now: So much self-importance only from Nietzsche I can take.

Walter Kaufmann, in his biography Scce Here are some of the Chapter headings: Buy the selected items together This item: Supposedly the fingerprints of the imminent breakdown are scattered all over these pages. Blindness to Christianity nietzscne the crime par excellence—the crime against life. Sep 13, John rated it it was ok. Who knows to breath the air of my texts knows that it is the air of the heights, a strong air. When I wage war against Christianity I am entitled to this because I have never experienced misfortunes and frustrations eccs that quarter- the most serious Christians have always been well disposed toward me.

Ecce Homo by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Nothing in existence may be subtracted, nothing is dispensable—those aspects of existence which Christians and other nihilists repudiate are actually on an infinitely higher level in the order of rank among values than that which the instinct of decadence could approve and call good.


Quotes from Ecce Homo. I want to be their opposite: Of course, this was crazy and I knew it.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. I know it is trendy to exce him as not nearly as reactionary or as right-wing as he might have been considered in the past when he was viewed as one of the philosophical ancestors of the Nazis, and it is true that is unfair – but all the same, he is pretty reactionary.

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What was special about her was that she was going to study nieyzsche summer at the Jung Institut in Zurich, the center of world analytical psychology. Nietzsche Ecce Homo Summary and Notes. Aug 04, Lukas rated it it was ok.

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Dioniso contro il Crocifisso”. In his letters to friends and in his notebooks he made plans for a 4 volume summa, but he knew that, even if he had had the time, he was not up to the task.

This time of disequilibrium and hormonal topsy-turvy ordinarily settles down into the next phase of life: After the death of his father, a Lutheran minister, Nietzsche was raised from the age of five by his mother in a household of women.