[EBOOK / PDF] I Am Dynamite A Life of Friedrich Nietzsche

I Am Dynamite A Life of Friedrich Nietzsche

REVIEW I Am Dynamite A Life of Friedrich Nietzsche

Ives a very brief update to the 1st Impressions less information than this written review When asked for recommendations by those unversed in hilosophy I most commonly recommend Plato and Nietzsche Both this written review When asked for recommendations by those unversed in hilosophy I most commonly recommend Plato and Nietzsche Both enduringly opular Both are immediately accessible Though often misinterpreted both also describe the antipodes of Western hilosophy the metaphysical and the anti metaphysical the classical religious and the modern secular idealsAs the Church Has Misappropriated Plato For Its Purposes So Much Of has misappropriated Plato for its urposes so much of abuse of Friedrich Nietzsche 1844 1900 stemmed from the decades of control of his estate by his racist sister Elisabeth 1846 1935 and her increasingly Nazi entourage This has been substantially rectified for American readers by the republication of his works unsullied by her self serving ministrations by such translators and biographers as W Kaufmann and RJ Hollingdale Now with S Prideaux and biographers as W Kaufmann and RJ Hollingdale Now with S Prideaux current biography such reconstructions of this man have attained a greater completenessWhile Kaufmann the one most responsible for the reintroduction of Nietzsche to the English reading The NIGHT. Erotischer Roman publicroduced a magisterial biography of the hilosopher in 1950 rev 1968 his emphasis was on the evolution of Nietzsche s writing and ideas Prideaux s articular virtue is in having Dark Alchemy (Dark Alchemy, provided a very readable and fully fleshedortrait of the man and those closest to him She is articularly strong in roviding a lucid exposition of his intellectual development in relation to his Die fremde Stadt: Breslau nach 1945 physical condition and erotic life without thereby belittling either the man or his workWhere Prideaux is weak is inlacing Nietzsche within his hilosophical context neglecting I think his dependence via Schopenhauer and others on Kant But this is the objection of a hilosophically inclined reader and hers is first and foremost a biography a very good one which should appeal to specialists and generalists alike. Tual and emotional life with a novelist's insight and sensitivityShe also The Dreamer Wakes (The Story of the Stone produces unforgettableortraits of the eople who were most important to him including Richard and Cosima Wagner Lou Salom the femme fatale who broke his heart; and his sister Elizabeth a rabid German nationalist and anti Semite who manipulated his texts and turned the Nietzsche archive into a destination for Nazi ideologues I Am Dynamite is the essential biography for anyone seeking to understand history's most misunderstood hilosoph. ,
I had not read a full biography of Nietzsche before I had tried to work through some of his major works in college and knew of the odd course that his writings had taken after his death but lack any sense of a life that his writings had taken after his death but lack any sense of a life That always struck me as odd for a hilosopheressayist who has roven to be so influential Sue Prideaux has written a readable and engaging biography of Nietzsche that has helped to fill these holes for meHaving said this I do not know that I am much clearer about actually getting nietzsche the book clearly communicates the role Nietzsche The book clearly communicates the role his thought in i English I Am Dynamite A Life of NietzscheThis book is no doubt super interesting and written in an immersive manner but while I m happy I received an ARC it was in a format that can only be read via Adobe Digital Editions meaning on the screen and the book has 700 ages So I will buy the hardcover instead By skimming the ages to get an impression I saw that this text is certainly worthwhile Modernity s TimelinePre Modernity Abrahamic religions envelop the western world in intellectual darkness Billions die in crusades genocides inuisitions witch hunts and wholy wars1859 Darwin accidentally kills god1867 Marx tries to figure it all out by deconstructing and rationalizing systems of material roduction and governance Stalin gets ahold of it and around 20 million The Wedding Redux people end up dead 1886 Nietzsche tries to figure it all out by deconstructing and rationalizing systems of morality Hitler gets ahold of it and around 20 millioneople end up dead 1899 Freud tries A book like this needs to be composed like music All the elements must be gently Rolling Thunder pulled in so the main themes can shine through Prideaux accomplishes this with such great finesse Essentially this book has 3 main threads that she stays true to for the entire biography Chronology of Nietzsche s Life filled with colourful detailsAn Intelle. A groundbreaking new biography ofhilosophy's greatest iconoclast Friedrich Nietzsche is one of the most enigmatic figures in Ye Castle Stinketh: Could You Survive Living in a Castle? philosophy and his concepts the bermensch the will toower slave morality have fundamentally reshaped our understanding of the human condition But what do most eople really know of Nietzsche beyond the mustache the scowl and the lingering association with nihilism and fascism Where do we lace a thinker who was eually beloved by Albert Camus Ayn Rand Martin Buber and Adolf HitlerNie. ,
Ctual History of his Philosophical Development flooded with bookish detailsHistorical Context as it Relates to Nietzsche with the goal of setting the record straightWe can see detailsHistorical Context as it Relates to Nietzsche with the goal of setting the record straightWe can see develop from his early 20 s True to any young man this setting the record straightWe can see develop from his early 20 s True to any young man this of the book is the most lively and fastest to read The early ages are acked with books he read what he thought of them his keen friendship with Wagner his musical lifeNext the biography moves into his middle years where the intellectual development slows down but his rivate life certainly The Art of Mary Beth Edelson picks up He s essentially come into his own for what he believes in The rest reads like a well not a gossipy newspaper column He s still a great thinker Prideaux s writing still singserhaps he s simply a man who fell in love And if this biography reads as beautifully as fiction our villain is clearly moving onto the chessboardThis final section is where I was rendered on the floor in emotional turmoil Again Prideaux s writing keeps the complex eriods of history clear easy to read Which only emphasizes the tragedy of thoughts gone wrong These were an emotionally crippling couple of ages with exuisitely concise summaries of Nietzsche s final self Motivational Perspectives on Chronic Pain published works She includes spoilers on these fewages if you consider lines like Descartes I Think Therefore I Am to be a spoilerThe final ages include Aphorisms as a great tribute Near year by year Chronology from 1844 1935Endnotes citing the sources little to no commentaryA retty fun sounding Bibliography for book nerdsI d recommend this to fans of Nietzsche his naysayers most of all She reduces him back the mere man he wanted to be removing the legend that his sister None Like Him: 10 Ways God Is Different from Us (and Why That's a Good Thing) painstakingly tried to build up As a resulterhaps Nietzsche can finally become impish smile you have to read this book his works to find out My 1st Impressions Video filmed before I read this final review it Tzsche wrote that all Puta philosophy is autobiographical and in this vividly compelling myth shattering biography Sue Prideaux brings readers into the world of this brilliant eccentric and deeply troubled man illuminating the events andeople that shaped his life and work From his 伝説の勇者の伝説 5 出来心の後始末 placid devoutly Christian upbringing overshadowed by the mysterious death of his father through his teaching career lonelyhilosophizing on high mountains and heart breaking descent into madness Prideaux documents Nietzsche's intellec. ,