Beyond Good and Evil [NOOK Book]

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Beyond Good and Evil: Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future (German: Jenseits von Gut und B?se: Vorspiel einer Philosophie der Zukunft) is a book by philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, first published in 1886.
It draws on and expands the ideas of his previous work, Thus Spoke Zarathustra, but with a more critical and polemical approach.
In Beyond Good and Evil, Nietzsche accuses past philosophers of lacking critical sense and blindly accepting ...
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Overview

Beyond Good and Evil: Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future (German: Jenseits von Gut und Böse: Vorspiel einer Philosophie der Zukunft) is a book by philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, first published in 1886.
It draws on and expands the ideas of his previous work, Thus Spoke Zarathustra, but with a more critical and polemical approach.
In Beyond Good and Evil, Nietzsche accuses past philosophers of lacking critical sense and blindly accepting dogmatic premises in their consideration of morality. Specifically, he accuses them of founding grand metaphysical systems upon the faith that the good man is the opposite of the evil man, rather than just a different expression of the same basic impulses that find more direct expression in the evil man. The work moves into the realm "beyond good and evil" in the sense of leaving behind the traditional morality which Nietzsche subjects to a destructive critique in favour of what he regards as an affirmative approach that fearlessly confronts the perspectival nature of knowledge and the perilous condition of the modern individual.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016300948
  • Publisher: Mundus Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/17/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 538 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 31, 2008

    Amazing

    I've read this book multiple times! I absolutely enjoy every minute of it. Some very memorable quotes lie with in the pages of Nietzsche and I've highlighted my favorites!

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 13, 2010

    BEWARE Not the Faber Translation!

    Don't waste the 99 cents. When I downloaded this it turned out it was a circa 1917 translation, and so pretty much worthless.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 5, 2006

    Outstanding

    In this book Nietzsche is amazing for having discovered all the flaws that even philosophers like himself make. To get an idea of his true meaning one will have to forget about all prejudices and even all truths for that matter! Once again, Nietzsche includes a fine collection of aphorisms to dispute all others.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 28, 2002

    Great Book

    The liberal philosophy and the truth in a greatful book. I strongly recommend this book to everyone interested in his life and in his future.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 29, 2014

    Terrible digitalization

    Don't waste your time with this version. It's a scanned copy probably using an antique scanner! Every word with "r n" is automatically converted to "m". Therefore, "born" is converted to "bom" and virtually every "l" is converted to the symbol for British Pound Sterling. Ya, get what you paid for folks....

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 7, 2013

    NEWSPAPER

    Here

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 14, 2013

    Question

    Can someone give me like a summary. Thanx

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 22, 2012

    For a free book, it isn't bad

    A lot of misprints, but not so bad that it renders the text unintelligible
    irritatingly printed but useful if you want to catch up on your nietzsche

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 4, 2011

    Ok

    I dunno

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  • Posted April 12, 2011

    Greatest Tramslation Ever!

    Out of the translations K've read, definitely the best. Not dumbed down at all, but still uses language one can understand! Some passages take a couple rereadings, but that's.nietszche for ya.

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