Human, All Too Human: A Book For Free Spirits by Friedrich Nietzsche

All Too HumanHuman, All Too Human: A Book For Free Spirits is Nietzsche’s first in the aphoristic style that would come to dominate his writings, discussing a variety of concepts in short paragraphs or sayings. Reflecting an admiration of Voltaire as a free thinker, but also a break in his friendship with composer Richard Wagner two years earlier.

Human, All Too Human by Friedrich Nietzsche, ISBN: 9781911144403, The Big Nest, 270 pp

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche was a German philologist, philosopher, cultural critic, poet and composer. He wrote several critical texts on religion, morality, contemporary culture, philosophy and science, displaying a fondness for metaphor, irony and aphorism. He was twenty four when he was appointed to the Chair of Classical Philology at the University of Basel, the youngest individual to have held this position.

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