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On the genealogy of morals : a polemic : by way of clarification and supplement to my last book, Beyond good and evil

Author: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; Douglas Smith, (French studies specialist)
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York [N.Y.] : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press); World's classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On the Genealogy of Morals (1887) is a book about the history of ethics and about interpretation. Nietzsche rewrites the former as a history of cruelty, exposing the central values of the Judaeo-Christian and liberal traditions - compassion, equality, justice - as the product of a brutal process of conditioning designed to domesticate the animal vitality of earlier cultures. The result is a book which raises  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; Douglas Smith, (French studies specialist)
ISBN: 019283617X 9780192836175
OCLC Number: 154675437
Notes: Translation of: Zur Genealogie der Moral.
"First published as a World's classics paperback 1996"--Title page verso.
Description: xxxvii, 170 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Preface --
I. "Good and Evil," "Good and Bad" --
II. "Guilt," "Bad Conscience," and the Like --
III. What Is the Meaning of Ascetic Ideals?.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press); World's classics.
Other Titles: Zur Genealogie der Moral.
Responsibility: Friedrich Nietzsche ; translated with an introduction and notes by Douglas Smith.

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On the Genealogy of Morals (1887) is a book about the history of ethics and about interpretation. Nietzsche rewrites the former as a history of cruelty, exposing the central values of the Judaeo-Christian and liberal traditions - compassion, equality, justice - as the product of a brutal process of conditioning designed to domesticate the animal vitality of earlier cultures. The result is a book which raises profoundly disquieting issues about the violence of both ethics and interpretation. Nietzsche questions moral certainties by showing that religion and science have no claim to absolute truth, before turning on his own arguments in order to call their very presuppositions into question. The Genealogy is the most sustained of Nietzsche's later works and offers one of the fullest expressions of his characteristic concerns. This edition places his ideas within the cultural context of his own time and stresses the relevance of his work for a contemporary audience.

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