Twilight of the Idols, Or, How to Philosophize With A HammereBook - 1998
Nietzsche intended Twilight of the Idols to serve as a short introduction to the whole of his philosophy, and to be the most synoptic of all his books. A masterpiece of polemic, this g̀reat declaration of war' targets not only èternal idols' like Socratic rationality and Christian morality but also their contemporary counterparts, as Nietzsche the ùntimely man' goes roaming in the gloaming of nineteenth-century European culture. This brilliant new translation issupplemented by a detailed commentary on one of Neitzsche's most condensed works. - ;Ànyone who wants to gain a quick idea of how b.