The Portable Nietzsche Author:Walter Kaufmann (trans.) When Nietzsche died in 1900 he was a world-famous, an influence on the most diverse minds of his own generation, and destined to exert a unique fascination on those of succeeding generations. His impact has been as manifold as his prose, and most interpreters have fastened on a single strain that has caused Nietzsche's philosophical thought to b... more »e distorted more than that of probably any other philosopher. The present volume aims to remedy that situation by presenting as much as possible of the complete Nietzsche. It contains the full and unabridged texts of four of his major works and selections from his other books, notes and letters to round out the picture of his development, his versatility, his inexhaustibility.« less
A nice collection of Nietzsche's works. In addition to translating "Thus Spoke Zarathustra" and "The Antichrist", the author attempts to paint Nietzsche more favorably than the popular press with excerpts from his personal letters. Specifically, there are several examples where Nietzsche despises that his works are being used to support Nazi propaganda and anti-Semitism.