Get Beyond Good & Evil: Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future PDF

By Friedrich Nietzsche

ISBN-10: 0307432955

ISBN-13: 9780307432957

Title note: unique name Jenseits von intestine und Böse: Vorspiel einer Philosophie der Zukunft
Publish 12 months note: First released in 1886
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Beyond sturdy and Evil is likely one of the so much striking and influential books of the 19th century. Like therefore Spoke Zarathustra, which had instantly preceded it, past sturdy and Evil represents Nietzsche's try and sum up his philosophy--but in much less flamboyant and extra systematic shape. The 9 elements of the publication are designed to provide the reader a complete concept of Nietzsche's notion and elegance: they span "The Prejudices of Philosophers," "The loose Spirit," faith, morals, scholarship, "Our Virtues," "Peoples and Fatherlands," and "What is Noble," in addition to bankruptcy of epigrams and a concluding poem.

This translation via Walter Kaufmann--the first ever to be made in English through a philosopher--has turn into the traditional one, for accuracy and constancy to the oddities and style of favor of the unique.

Unlike different variants, in English or German, this quantity deals an inclusive index of topics and people stated within the ebook. Professor Kaufmann, the prestigious Nietzsche student, has additionally supplied a working footnote remark at the text.

From the alternate Paperback variation.

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1863 Abbott resigns fellowship to marry Mary Elizabeth Rangeley; ordained priest. 1864 Abbott appointed second master at Clifton College. 1865 Abbott becomes headmaster of City of London School. Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. 1867 Second Reform Act. 1869 Abbott, A Shakespearean Grammar. Founding of Girton College for women; Francis Galton, Hereditary Genius; J. S. Mill, The Subjection of Women. 1870 Abbott, Bible Lessons. Education Act authorizes publicly supported elementary schools; Hermann von Helmholtz, ‘The Axioms of Geometry’.

End of First World War. Abbott dies 12 October; buried in Hampstead Cemetery. This page intentionally left blank This page intentionally left blank To The Inhabitants of Space in General And H. C. in Particular* This Work is Dedicated By a Humble Native of Flatland In the Hope that Even as he was Initiated into the Mysteries Of Three Dimensions Having been previously conversant With Only Two So the Citizens of that Celestial Region May aspire yet higher and higher To the Secrets of Four Five or even Six Dimensions Thereby contributing To the Enlargement of the Imagination And the possible Development Of that most rare and excellent Gift of Modesty Among the Superior Races Of Solid Humanity This page intentionally left blank PREFACE TO THE SECOND AND REVISED EDITION by the editor* If my poor Flatland friend retained the vigour of mind which he enjoyed when he began to compose these Memoirs, I should not now need to represent him in this Preface, in which he desires, firstly, to return his thanks to his readers and critics in Spaceland, whose appreciation has, with unexpected celerity, required a second edition of his work; secondly, to apologize for certain errors and misprints (for which, however, he is not entirely responsible); and, thirdly, to explain one or two misconceptions.

Because of its physical manifestations, particularly the symmetries it produces, this space-time is often hypothesized to have ten dimensions, all but four of them infinitesimally small, just as predicted earlier by theorists like Hinton and Klein. Physicists are no more able to perceive these higher dimensions empirically than were nineteenth-century geometers like Flatland’s Square, but researchers are engaged in experiments designed to demonstrate the effects of their impact Introduction xxxiii on our lower dimensional world.

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