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Nietzsche: A Very Short Introduction
- By: Michael Tanner
- Narrated by: Christine Williams
- Length: 3 hrs and 35 mins
With his well-known idiosyncrasies and aphoristic style, Friedrich Nietzsche is always bracing and provocative, and temptingly easy to dip into. Michael Tanner's introduction to the philosopher's life and work examines the numerous ambiguities inherent in his writings and explodes many of the misconceptions that have grown in the hundred years since Nietzsche wrote "do not, above all, confound me with what I am not!"
Not simple, but quite good
- By Allyne on 09-13-16
What would have made Nietzsche: A Very Short Introduction better?
the constant use of initials make it imposible to follow, at least for me.Ej: The Birth of Tragedy is BT and Untimely Meditations will be UM and Human, All Too Human is HATH and then a sentence can go like _ much further than BT but different to UM in HATH ..... and so on
reading like this is already not confortable, and it may confuse you.
But listen to this .... all titles :book, essays and works in general in initials ? very difficult
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Foucault: A Very Short Introduction
- By: Gary Gutting
- Narrated by: Phil Holland
- Length: 3 hrs and 25 mins
Foucault is one of those rare philosophers who has become a cult figure. Born in 1926 in France, over the course of his life he dabbled in drugs, politics, and the Paris SM scene, all whilst striving to understand the deep concepts of identity, knowledge, and power. From aesthetics to the penal system; from madness and civilization to avant-garde literature, Foucault was happy to reject old models of thinking and replace them with versions that are still widely debated today.
- By Den on 08-31-18
If you could sum up Foucault: A Very Short Introduction in three words, what would they be?
good for beginning, very practical, slightly superficial. I imagine the actual book much better
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this was my first audible, but the pronunciation of non english words was rather poor at least to me , I'm not a english native speaker
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