Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for Everyone and Nobody

Paperback | September 14, 2008

byFriedrich NietzscheTranslated byGraham Parkes

not yet rated|write a review
'The profoundest book there is, born from the innermost richness of truth, an inexhaustible well into which no bucket descends without coming up with gold and goodness.'Thus Spoke Zarathustra (1885) was Nietzsche's own favourite among all his books and has proved to be his most popular, having sold millions of copies in many different languages. In it he addresses the problem of how to live a fulfilling life in a world without meaning, in the aftermath of 'thedeath of God'. Nietzsche's solution lies in the idea of eternal recurrence which he calls 'the highest formula of affirmation that can ever be attained'. A successful engagement with this profoundly Dionysian idea enables us to choose clearly among the myriad possibilities that existence offers,and thereby to affirm every moment of our lives with others on this 'sacred' earth. This translation of Zarathustra (the first new English version for over forty years) conveys the musicality of the original German, and for the first time annotates the abundance of allusions to the Bible and other classic texts with which Nietzsche's masterpiece is in conversation.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$14.95

In stock online
Ships free on orders over $25
Prices may vary. why?
Please call ahead to confirm inventory.

From the Publisher

'The profoundest book there is, born from the innermost richness of truth, an inexhaustible well into which no bucket descends without coming up with gold and goodness.'Thus Spoke Zarathustra (1885) was Nietzsche's own favourite among all his books and has proved to be his most popular, having sold millions of copies in many different...

Graham Parkes is the author of Composing the Soul: Reaches of Nietzsche's Psychology (Chicago, 1994), and the editor of Nietzsche and Asian Thought (Chicago, 1991). He is joint editor, with Steve Odin, of The Blackwell Source Book iin Japanese Philosophy (2005).

other books by Friedrich Nietzsche

Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book For Everyone And No One
Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book For Everyone And No One

Paperback|Nov 30 1961

$16.04$22.00list pricesave 27%
The Portable Nietzsche
The Portable Nietzsche

Paperback|Jan 27 1977

$21.93$28.00list pricesave 21%
see all books by Friedrich Nietzsche
Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.91 inPublished:September 14, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199537097

ISBN - 13:9780199537099

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for Everyone and Nobody

Reviews