The enigmatic Friedrich Nietzsche is the subject matter of this book.
Nietzsche was seen by Steiner, but was lying in a coma near death. It
is Nietzsche's philosophy, however, which receives emphasis here. It
receives a scholarly and critical treatment. Nietzsche's philosophy is
then related to Nietzsche, the man.
At one point in his life, Rudolf Steiner brought out an edition
of some of Nietzsche's writings. In seeing that Nietzsche's ideas
received a public exposure, Steiner was not identifying himself as
one of Nietzsche's disciples, but rather assuring philosophical
readers that this important link in the spiritual development of
occidental thought should not be ignored.
This book is a First Edition printing of
Friedrich Nietzsche, Fighter for Freedom,
by Rudolf Steiner. The book is published in Switzerland under the title
Friedrich Nietzsche, Ein Kampfer gegen seine Zeit.
Translated by Margaret ingram deRis.