Will to Freedom: Or, the Gospel of Nietzsche and the Gospel of Christ

Will to Freedom: Or, the Gospel of Nietzsche and the Gospel of Christ

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Will to Freedom: Or, the Gospel of Nietzsche and the Gospel of Christ

Will to Freedom: Or, the Gospel of Nietzsche and the Gospel of Christ

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These lectures were delivered at Lake Forest College in May, 1915. Since then I have rewritten the text and added many notes. Even so, this book is not a complete treatment of Nietzsche. So much has been written about him that that may not seem needful.

I would beg the reader to bear in mind this fact: The author's interest in Nietzsche is not due to the war, nor does it date from 1914. To what extent Nietzsche is a creator as well as a prophet of the modern German mind I have not discussed. Speaking in a neutral country, I could not do that. Nor do I propose to discuss it now. The reader will find much help from Mr. Santayana's brilliant and witty work on Egotism in German Philosophy. This I had not read until these lectures . . .

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