Who does not know Friedrich Nietzsche, half thinker, half mustache? This new installment of Illustrated Philosophy masterfully combines illustration and text to offer students, teachers, and fans one of the best introductions about the life and thinking of the father of Superman.
Enfant terrible of philosophy and one of the best authors of the 19th century, he taught us to philosophize with a hammer, murdered God and hugged a horse. And he gave the world some unforgettable texts.
But not only the famous works of Nietzsche are explained here clearly and understandingly. We delve into his cultural critique, we learn why he first loved Wagner, then despised him, and what connects him, the self-proclaimed Antichrist, with the camel, the lion, and the child. In the process, we meet countless companions: friends, enemies, role models like J. Burckhardt, R. Wagner, Lou Andreas-...read more