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By Friedrich Nietzsche

Ecce Homo is an autobiography like no different. intentionally provocative, Nietzsche subverts the conventions of the style and pushes his philosophical positions to combative extremes, developing a genius-hero whose lifestyles is a chronicle of incessant self-overcoming. Written in 1888, a number of weeks earlier than his descent into insanity, the e-book passes lower than overview all of Nietzsche's earlier works in order that we, his ''posthumous''readers, can ultimately comprehend him, on his personal phrases. He reaches ultimate reckonings along with his many enemies, together with Richard Wagner, German nationalism, ''modern men'' more often than not, and exceptionally Christianity, proclaiming himself the Antichrist. Ecce Homo is the summation of a rare philosophical occupation, a final nice testomony to Nietzsche's will.

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The rest is silence*... All the prevailing notions about degrees of relatedness are the most outrageous kind of physiological nonsense. The Pope* is even today trading on such nonsense. You are least related to your parents: it would be the most extreme sign of vulgarity to be related to one’s parents. * The great individuals (I 4) Why I Am So Wise 11 are the oldest: I do not understand it, but Julius Caesar could be my father—or Alexander, that Dionysus incarnate... * 4 I have never understood the art of taking against me—I have my incomparable father to thank for that, too—and even when it seemed of great value to me.

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Includes essays on Ecce Homo by Charles Altieri (‘Ecce Homo: Narcissism, Power, Pathos, and the Status of Autobiographical Representations’, 389 – 413), Rodolphe Gasché (‘Autobiography as Gestalt: Nietzsche’s Ecce Homo’, 271–90), and Hugh J. Silverman (‘The Autobiographical Textuality of Nietzsche’s Ecce Homo’, 141–51), in addition to a review of Hollingdale’s 1979 translation by Taffy Martin (‘Selecting, Arranging, Interpreting: Reading Nietzsche Reading Nietzsche’, 417–24). Tracy B. Strong’s Select Bibliography xxxiii ‘Oedipus as Hero: Family and Family Metaphors in Nietzsche’ (pp.

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