Nietzsche: Philosopher, Psychologist, Antichrist

  title={Nietzsche: Philosopher, Psychologist, Antichrist},
  author={Walter Arnold Kaufmann},
This classic is the benchmark against which all modern books about Nietzsche are measured. When Walter Kaufmann wrote it in the immediate aftermath of World War II, most scholars outside Germany viewed Nietzsche as part madman, part proto-Nazi, and almost wholly unphilosophical. Kaufmann rehabilitated Nietzsche nearly single-handedly, presenting his works as one of the great achievements of Western philosophy. Responding to the powerful myths and countermyths that had sprung up around Nietzsche… 
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    The Journal of Nietzsche Studies
  • 2007
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  • Art, Psychology
    The Journal of Nietzsche Studies
  • 2005
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