Beyond Good and Evil

Beyond Good and Evil

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by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
     
 

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Includes a new chronology and further reading

This work dramatically rejects the tradition of Western thought with its notions of truth and God, good and evil. Nietzsche demonstrates that the Christian world is steeped in a false piety and infected with a "slave morality." With wit and energy, he turns from this critique to a philosophy that

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Includes a new chronology and further reading

This work dramatically rejects the tradition of Western thought with its notions of truth and God, good and evil. Nietzsche demonstrates that the Christian world is steeped in a false piety and infected with a "slave morality." With wit and energy, he turns from this critique to a philosophy that celebrates the present and demands that the individual imposes their own "will to power" upon the world.

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ISBN-13:
9781475218053
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
04/21/2012
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.48(d)

Meet the Author

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche was a German philosopher, cultural critic, poet, and Latin and Greek scholar whose work has exerted a profound influence on Western philosophy and modern intellectual history. He began his career as a classical philologist before turning to philosophy, and became the youngest-ever occupant of the Chair of Classical Philology at the University of Basel in 1869, at age 24. He resigned in 1879 due to health problems that plagued him most of his life, and he completed much of his core writing in the following decade. In 1889, at age 44, he suffered a collapse and a complete loss of his mental faculties. He lived his remaining years in the care of his mother and then with his sister Elisabeth Förster-Nietzsche, and died in 1900.

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Beyond Good and Evil 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 14 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a must read. It provides valuable insight into the herd and how the herd manipulates the individual. Nietzsche's analysis of society is courageous and bold. For those that have never read Nietzsche, it may take a while to truly understand this book. He takes controversial stands, not all of which I am in agreement with. But that is why I am reviewing his book and not mine.
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Friedrich Nietzscsche search for God in the end the man did believe in God!
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