Twilight of the Idols: or How to Philosophize with a Hammer by Friedrich Nietzsche

By Friedrich Nietzsche

Twilight of the Idols. Nietzsche's personal unabashed appraisal of the final paintings meant to function a brief creation to the full of his philosophy, and the main synoptic of all his books, bristles with a sign in of vocabulary derived from body structure, pathology, symptomatalogy and drugs. This new translation is supplemented by way of an advent and broad notes, which supply shut research of a hugely condensed paintings.

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The historian looks backwards; in the end he even believes backwards. 8 T W I L I G H T OF THE I D O L S (l 25) 25 Contentment protects you even from catching cold. —I am assuming she was scantily clad. 26 I mistrust all systematists and avoid them. The will to system is a lack of integrity. 27 People think woman is profound—why? because you can never get to the bottom of her. Woman is not even shallow. 28 If a woman has manly virtues you should run away from her; and if she has no manly virtues she runs away herself.

Reason' is what causes us to falsify the evidence of the senses. If the senses show becoming, passing away, change, they do not lie ... But Heraclitus will always be right that Being is an empty fiction. The 'apparent' world is the only one: the 'real world' has just been lied on... 3 —And what fine instruments of observation we have in our senses! This nose, for example, of which not one philosopher has yet spoken in reverence and gratitude, is nevertheless actually the most delicate instrument we have at our command: it can register minimal differences in movement which even the spectroscope fails to register.

If the senses show becoming, passing away, change, they do not lie ... But Heraclitus will always be right that Being is an empty fiction. The 'apparent' world is the only one: the 'real world' has just been lied on... 3 —And what fine instruments of observation we have in our senses! This nose, for example, of which not one philosopher has yet spoken in reverence and gratitude, is nevertheless actually the most delicate instrument we have at our command: it can register minimal differences in movement which even the spectroscope fails to register.

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