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Essential life lessons from Nietzsche, one of life's Great Thinkers, brought to you by philosopher John Armstrong
John Armstrong is a Scot but is a long-term resident of Melbourne. He was until recently Philosopher in Residence at the Melbourne Business School and is Senior Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor of Melbourne University. He is the author of several internationally acclaimed books on art, aesthetics and philosophy, the latest of which, In Search of Civilization, was published in 2009. John Armstrong wrote How to Worry Less About Money for the first The School of Life How to series.
A new series of books from Alain de Botton's School of Life does for Hobbes, Freud, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Byron and Bergson what de Botton's books have done for classical philosophers and Proust. They are short, snappy reads, reminiscent of Maria Popova's Brain Pickings blog - aphoristic digests from history's great minds New Statesman thoroughly welcoming and approachable ... If the six books in the Life Lessons series can teach even a few readers to pay passionate heed to the world - to notice things - they will have been un unquestionable success -- John Banville Prospect there is a good deal to be learned from these little primers Observer