Ecce Homo: How One Becomes What One Is

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Friedrich Nietzsche

Narrated By: Steven Van Doren

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Date: July 2009

Duration: 4 hours 14 minutes


Ecce homo, "behold the man," are the words Friedrich Nietzsche chose as the title for his literary self-portrait. A main purpose of the book was to offer Nietzsche's own perspective on his work as a philosopher and human being. Ecce Homo also forcefully repudiates those interpretations of his previous works purporting to find support for imperialism, anti-Semitism, militarism, and Social Darwinism.

Nietzsche strives to present a new image of the philosopher and of himself as a philosopher. He expounds upon his life as a child, his tastes as an individual, and his vision for humanity. On these grounds, some consider Ecce Homo a literary work comparable in its artistry to Van Gogh's paintings.


Ecce Homo: How One Becomes What One Is

by Friedrich Nietzsche

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Ecce Homo: How One Becomes What One Is, Friedrich Nietzsche