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Twilight of the idols ; and, The Anti-Christ / Friedrich Nietzsche ; translated by R.J. Hollingdale ; introduction by Michael Tanner.

By: Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900.
Contributor(s): Hollingdale, R. J, 1930-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Penguin classics. Publisher: London ; Ringwood, Vic. : Penguin, 1990Edition: 1990 ed.Description: 206 p. ; 18 cm.ISBN: 0140445145 (pbk.).Contained works: Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900. Antichrist.Subject(s): Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900 | Christianity -- Controversial literatureDDC classification: 193 Summary: In these two devastating works, Nietzsche offers a sustained and often vitriolic attack on the morality and the beliefs of his time, in particular those of Hegel, Kant and Schopenhauer. Twilight of the Idols is a 'grand declaration of war' on reason, psychology and theology that combines highly charged personal attacks on his contemporaries with a lightning tour of his own philosophy. It also paves the way for The Anti-Christ, Nietzsche's final assault on institutional Christianity, in which he identifies himself with the 'Dionysian' artist and confronts Christ: the only opponent he feels worthy of him.
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Translation of Gotzendammerung und Der Antichrist.

In these two devastating works, Nietzsche offers a sustained and often vitriolic attack on the morality and the beliefs of his time, in particular those of Hegel, Kant and Schopenhauer. Twilight of the Idols is a 'grand declaration of war' on reason, psychology and theology that combines highly charged personal attacks on his contemporaries with a lightning tour of his own philosophy. It also paves the way for The Anti-Christ, Nietzsche's final assault on institutional Christianity, in which he identifies himself with the 'Dionysian' artist and confronts Christ: the only opponent he feels worthy of him.

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