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By Friedrich Nietzsche

Translated with an Afterword via Gary Handwerk

Admittedly the extra fascinating a part of Human, All Too Human. extra expert use of the aphoristic shape, and higher regulate over the subject.

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Volume four of the total Works of Friedrich Nietzsche comprises works, combined critiques and Maxims (1879) and The Wanderer and His Shadow (1880), initially released individually, then republished jointly within the 1886 variation of Nietzsche's works. They mingle aphorisms drawn from notebooks of 1875-79, years whilst worsening wellbeing and fitness pressured Nietzsche towards an more and more solitary lifestyles. Like its predecessor, Human, All Too Human II is certainly an act of resistance not just to the highbrow impacts that Nietzsche felt known as upon to critique, yet to the fundamental actual evidence of his lifestyle. It turns an more and more sharply formulated genealogical approach to research towards Nietzsche's chronic concerns—metaphysics, morality, faith, artwork, type, society, politics and tradition. The pc entries integrated the following supply a window into the highbrow assets in the back of Nietzsche's evolution as a thinker, the studying and self-reflection that nourished his strains of concept. The linking of computer entries to express released aphorisms, integrated within the notes, permits readers of Nietzsche in English to track for the 1st time the in depth strategy of revision wherein he reworked uncooked computing device fabric into the finely crafted sequences of aphoristic mirrored image that sign his strong point as a philosophical stylist.


"This sequence turns into the definitive source for English readers."—Gary Shapiro, collage of Richmond

"Stanford college Press is doing Nietzsche reports and readers within the English-speaking global a very good carrier via its aid and book of this sequence of translations of Nietzsche's texts. The Colli-Montinari (de Gruyter) severe version of Nietzsche's writings, on which they're established, is the German-language 'gold standard' for Nietzsche scholarship. The Stanford sequence, because it fills out, will absolutely come to carry similar delight of position for English-speaking readers world-wide."—Richard Schacht, collage of Illinois

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Every­ thing taken together and expressed roundly, smoothly, and fully: for a purely knowing being, knowledge would be a matter ofindifference. - It is not the quality, but instead the quantity of belief and piety that distinguishes us from the pious and the believers: we are satisfied with less. But they will call out to us-well then, be satisfied and behave as if you were satis­ fied! -To which128 we might readily respond: "In fact, we are not among the most dissatisfied! But you, if your belief makes you blessed, then behave as if you were blessed, too!

Only reality, but far from just any reality! - instead, a select reality! II5 Degenerate varieties154 of art. - Besides the genuine species of art, those of great calmness and those of great movement, there are degenerate varieties, the blase art that yearns for calmness and the agitated art: both would like us to take their weakness for strength and to confuse them with the genuine species. n6 We now lack the colorsfar heroes. The real poets and artists of the present love to apply their paints upon a flickering back­ ground of red, green, gray, and gold, the background of ner­ vous sensuality: this is what the children of this century under­ stand.

It offends us implacably to discover that somewhere we were convinced we were loved, we have only been considered to be100 household utensils or decorative fur­ nishings, on which the master of the house can vent his vanity before guests. 75 Love and duality. - What then is love besides under­ standing and rejoicing in the fact that someone else lives, acts, and feels in a different and opposite way than we do? If love is to use joy to bridge over oppositions, it must not sus- Mixed Opinions and Maxims 37 pend or deny them.

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