Grounded in his famous notion that "God is dead," a selection from Nietzsche's most personal book, The Joyous Science
Nietzsche's devastating demolition of religion would have seismic consequences for future generations. With God dead, he envisages a brilliant future for humanity: one in which individuals would at last be responsible for their destinies.
Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives--and upended them. Now Penguin brings you a new set of the acclaimed Great Ideas, a curated library of selections from the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are.
- Publisher : Penguin Books (June 8, 2021)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 128 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0241472849
- ISBN-13 : 978-0241472842
- Item Weight : 2.82 ounces
- Dimensions : 4.4 x 0.3 x 7.1 inches