Thus Spoke Zarathustra
The Philosophy Classic
A startling and thought-provoking work from one of the most powerful philosophers in the Western canon
Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Philosophy Classic, is Friedrich Nietzsche's classic masterpiece of philosophy and literature.
Nietzsche writes from the perspective of Zarathustra who, after years of meditation, has come down from a mountain to provide his wisdom to an unsuspecting world. He offers enduring observations on God, the Übermensch, the will to power, and the nature of human beings.
This deluxe hardback Capstone edition includes an insightful introduction from leading Nietzsche scholar Dirk R. Johnson
Perfect for students and scholars of philosophy, literature and history, Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Philosophy Classic belongs in the libraries of anyone interested in the philosophy of Nietzsche and in his powerful explorations of God, life, power, and humanity.
About this Author
Friedrich Nietzsche was a German philosopher, essayist, and critic whose writings on truth, morality, culture, history, power, and consciousness have made him one of the most remarkable thinkers in Western philosophy.
Dr. Dirk R. Johnson is Elliott Professor of Modern Languages at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia. He is a leading Nietzsche scholar and the author of Nietzsche's Anti-Darwinism. Dr Johnson has a Masters in political science, philosophy, and German from the University of Bonn, and a Ph.D. in German Studies from Indiana University.
Tom Butler-Bowdon is series editor of the Capstone Classics series and has written introductions for Plato's Republic, Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations, Machiavelli's The Prince, and Marx' & Engels' The Communist Manifesto. A graduate of the London School of Economics, he is also the author of 50 Philosophy Classics, 50 Politics Classics, and 50 Psychology Classics.
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