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New to Penguin Classics, The Joyous Science is Nietzsche's most personal book - and one of his best.

The Joyous Science is a liberating voyage of discovery as Nietzsche's realization that 'God is dead' and his critique of morality, the arts and modernity give way to an exhilarating doctrine of self-emancipation and the concept of eternal recurrence. Here is Nietzsche at his most personal and affirmative; in his words, this is a book of 'exuberance, restlessness, contrariety and April showers'. With its unique voice and style, its playful combination of poetry and prose, and its invigorating quest for self-emancipation, The Joyous Science is a literary tour de forceand quite possibly Nietzsche's best book.

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    9780141195391

    December 3, 2018

    Penguin Classics

    368 pages

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  • The Joyous Science
    Friedrich Nietzsche

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    9780141195407

    December 3, 2018

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