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The Antichrist: Translated and Introduced by H. L. Mencken By Friedrich Nietzsche & H. L. Mencken
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Nietzsche's famous attack upon established Christianity and religion is brought to the reader in this superb edition of The Antichrist, introduced and translated by H.L. Mencken. The incendiary tone... More > throughout The Antichrist separates it from most other well-regarded philosophical texts; even in comparison to Nietzsche's earlier works, the tone of indignation and conviction behind each argument made is evident. There is little lofty ponderousness; the book presents its arguments and points at a blistering pace, placing itself among the most accessible and comprehensive works of philosophy. The Antichrist comprises a total of sixty-two short chapters, each containing a distinct philosophical argument or angle upon the targets of Christianity, organised religion, and those who masquerade as faithful but are in actuality anything but. Pointedly opposed to notions of Christian morality and virtue, Nietzsche vehemently sets out a case for the faith's redundancy and lack of necessity in human life.< Less
The Antichrist: Translated and Introduced by H. L. Mencken (Hardcover) By Friedrich Nietzsche & H. L. Mencken
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Nietzsche's famous attack upon established Christianity and religion is brought to the reader in this superb hardcover edition of The Antichrist, introduced and translated by H.L. Mencken. The... More > incendiary tone throughout The Antichrist separates it from most other well-regarded philosophical texts; even in comparison to Nietzsche's earlier works, the tone of indignation and conviction behind each argument made is evident. There is little lofty ponderousness; the book presents its arguments and points at a blistering pace, placing itself among the most accessible and comprehensive works of philosophy. The Antichrist comprises a total of sixty-two short chapters, each with distinct philosophical arguments or angle upon the targets of Christianity, organised religion, and those who masquerade as faithful but are in actuality anything but. Pointedly opposed to notions of Christian morality and virtue, Nietzsche vehemently sets out a case for the faith's redundancy and lack of necessity in human life.< Less
THE AMERICAN LANGUAGE By H. L. MENCKEN
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This edition has been greatly enlarged and thoroughly rewritten. Every chapter has been scrutinized for errors, and nearly every page shows changes. The corrections and suggestions that accumulated... More > after the publication of the first edition---they came from all parts of the world, and from observers of the most various equipment and accuracy---were of such bulk that they almost alarmed me into abandoning the work altogether, but after due prayer I finally tackled them, and the result is now spread before the nobility and gentry. I thought it well, in a book opening so much new ground, to document liberally, that possible successors might be spared the tedious searches that I had to make myself. In the revision I have pursued the same plan, and I believe that all the useful material is now charted. --H. L. Mencken< Less
THE AMERICAN LANGUAGE By H. L. MENCKEN
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This edition has been greatly enlarged and thoroughly rewritten. Every chapter has been scrutinized for errors, and nearly every page shows changes. The corrections and suggestions that accumulated... More > after the publication of the first edition---they came from all parts of the world, and from observers of the most various equipment and accuracy---were of such bulk that they almost alarmed me into abandoning the work altogether, but after due prayer I finally tackled them, and the result is now spread before the nobility and gentry. I thought it well, in a book opening so much new ground, to document liberally, that possible successors might be spared the tedious searches that I had to make myself. In the revision I have pursued the same plan, and I believe that all the useful material is now charted. --H. L. Mencken< Less
Europe After 8:15 By H. L. Mencken
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WITH DECORATIONS By THOMAS H. BENTON CONTENTS: Preface in the Socratic Manner Vienna Munich Berlin London Paris
A Book oF Burlesques By H. L. Mencken
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The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publisher. We specialize in bringing back to live rare, historical and ancient books. This includes manuscripts such as: classical fiction,... More > philosophy, science, religion, folklore, mythology, history, literature, politics and sacred texts, in addition to secret and esoteric subjects, such as: occult, freemasonry, alchemy, hermetic, shamanism and ancient knowledge. Our books are available in both print and as digital books. All of our books have been revived by being scanned by people who have passion for knowledge. By purchasing this book you are helping restoring a piece of history for many generations to come to enjoy the fine ancient knowledge that is made available through our modern technology. We sincerely hope you enjoy these treasures in the form of digital books.< Less
The Antichrist By Friedrich Nietzsche & H. L. Mencken
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Friedrich Nietzsche's "The Antichrist" might be more aptly named "The Antichristian," for it is an unmitigated attack on Christianity that Nietzsche makes within the text instead... More > of an exposition on evil or Satan as the title might suggest. In "The Antichrist," Nietzsche presents a highly controversial view of Christianity as a damaging influence upon western civilization that must come to an end. Regardless of ones religious or philosophical point of view, "The Antichrist" makes for an engaging philosophical discourse.< Less
Words of Wisdom: H. L. Mencken By Students' Academy
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H. L. Mencken was born on 12th of September, 1880, in Baltimore, Maryland. He is regarded as one of the most influential American literary critic and writer. He is known for his wit and cynicism.... More > Mencken was also a journalist and editor. He started his career with “The Baltimore Sun” where he became a writer and editor. The column which he wrote in that paper became very famous and he had millions of readers. He was a very keen observer of the society and he often wrote against racial injustice and suppression in general. During his lifetime he published three remarkable memoirs. He often spoke for the freedom of the slaves in America and the black community admired his efforts. He was a very impressive orator as well and when he spoke people listened to each of his word very attentively. Several of his lines, thoughts, statements, and sentences form his works are now very popular quotations. In this book we have included hundreds of such enlightening thoughts.< Less
Mencken's Conservatism By Benjamin Marks
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Henry Louis Mencken (1880-1956) was an American journalist committed to defending the philosophy of individualism whereby each person is free to do what they wish so long as they do not harm... More > others. In Mencken’s Conservatism, Benjamin Marks brings together H.L. Mencken’s ideas and tries to find the common themes running through his thinking. He identifies conservatism as one such important theme. As Marks observes, “It was only by... stretches of the imagination that [Mencken] could be perceived as anything other than a conservative libertarian” because “he doubted the goodness, honesty and truth of all government and any religion”. Moreover, “Mencken neither ruled out the possibility and success of a libertarian revolution, nor thought it would happen soon. His expectations were invariably conservative”.< Less
The Case of Wagner, Nietzsche Contra Wagner, Selected Aphorisms, and The Antichrist: A Collection of Friedrich Nietzsche Philosophy By Friedrich Nietzsche et al.
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Nietzsche's classic critique of the composer Wagner is paired with three other works, including The Antichrist, in translations to English which render the philosopher's arguments vividly... More > cogent. First published in 1888, The Case for Wagner is a selection of essays and aphorisms levy a variety of criticisms, with Nietzsche ironically making a comparison between Wagner and a French composer, Georges Bizet. The Antichrist comprises a total of sixty-two short chapters, each containing a distinct philosophical argument or angle upon the targets of Christianity, organised religion, and those who masquerade as faithful but are in actuality anything but. This edition also includes a selection of aphorisms penned by Nietzsche, many of which effectively summarize points he visited in his philosophy.< Less

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