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⇘ i like reading 〵 Hiking with Nietzsche: On Becoming Who You Are because ⦁ By John Kaag ⧭

⇘ i like reading 〵 Hiking with Nietzsche: On Becoming Who You Are because ⦁ By John Kaag ⧭ ⇘ i like reading 〵 Hiking with Nietzsche: On Becoming Who You Are because ⦁ By John Kaag ⧭ A revelatory Alpine journey in the spirit of the great Romantic thinker Friedrich Nietzsche Hiking with Nietzsche Becoming Who You Are is a tale of two philosophical journeys one made by John Kaag as an introspective young man of nineteen, the other seventeen years later, in radically different circumstances he is now a husband and father, and his wife and small child are in tow Kaag sets off for the Swiss peaks above Sils Maria where Nietzsche wrote his landmark work Thus Spoke Zarathustra Both of Kaag s journeys are made in search of the wisdom at the core of Nietzsche s philosophy, yet they deliver him to radically different interpretations and, crucially, revelations about the human condition.Just as Kaag s acclaimed debut, American Philosophy A Love Story, seamlessly wove together his philosophical discoveries with his search for meaning, Hiking with Nietzsche is a fascinating exploration not only of Nietzsche s ideals but of how his experience of living relates to us as individuals in the twenty first century Bold, intimate, and rich with insight, Hiking with Nietzsche is about defeating complacency, balancing sanity and madness, and coming to grips with the unobtainable As Kaag hikes, alone or with his family, but always with Nietzsche, he recognizes that even slipping can be instructive It is in the process of climbing, and through the inevitable missteps, that one has the chance, in Nietzsche s words, to become who you are Hiking with Nietzsche: On Becoming Who You Are

 

    • Hiking with Nietzsche: On Becoming Who You Are
    • 4.1
    • 381
    • Kindle
    • 0374170010
    • John Kaag
    • English
    • 10 July 2016

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