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By Anthony K. Jensen,Helmut Heit

in general, the 1st decade of Friedrich Nietzsche's occupation is taken into account a kind of précis to his mature considering. but his philological articles, lectures, and notebooks on historical Greek tradition and proposal - a lot of which has bought inadequate scholarly consciousness - have been by no means meant to function a preparatory floor to destiny proposal. Nietzsche's early scholarship was once meant to precise his insights into the nature of antiquity. a lot of these insights aren't simply vital for greater figuring out Nietzsche; they continue to be important for figuring out antiquity this day.

Interdisciplinary in scope and overseas in standpoint, this quantity investigates Nietzsche as a pupil of antiquity, providing the 1st thorough exam of his articles, lectures, notebooks on historical Greek tradition and concept in English. With 11 unique chapters by means of many of the best Nietzsche students and classicists from all over the world and with reproductions of 2 definitive essays, this booklet analyzes Nietzsche's scholarly tools and goals, his realizing of antiquity, and his impression at the historical past of classical studies.

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