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The Resource On the genealogy of morals : a polemic : by way of clarification and supplement to my last book, Beyond good and evil, Friedrich Nietzsche ; translated with an introduction and notes by Douglas Smith

On the genealogy of morals : a polemic : by way of clarification and supplement to my last book, Beyond good and evil, Friedrich Nietzsche ; translated with an introduction and notes by Douglas Smith

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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
Title
On the genealogy of morals
Title remainder
a polemic : by way of clarification and supplement to my last book, Beyond good and evil
Statement of responsibility
Friedrich Nietzsche ; translated with an introduction and notes by Douglas Smith
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Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
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 4entral 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 ethicsand interpretation. Nietzsche questions moral certainties by showing that religion and science have no claim to absolute trut
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1844-1900
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Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm
Dewey number
170
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Smith, Douglas
Series statement
The world's classics
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  • Ethics
  • Philosophy
Label
On the genealogy of morals : a polemic : by way of clarification and supplement to my last book, Beyond good and evil, Friedrich Nietzsche ; translated with an introduction and notes by Douglas Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page xxxiv) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; Contents; Introduction; Note on the Translation; Select Bibliography; A Chronology of Friedrich Nietzsche; ON THE GENEALOGY OF MORAL; Explanatory Notes; Index
Control code
ocm44963423
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxvii, 170 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585111100
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eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)44963423
Label
On the genealogy of morals : a polemic : by way of clarification and supplement to my last book, Beyond good and evil, Friedrich Nietzsche ; translated with an introduction and notes by Douglas Smith
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page xxxiv) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; Contents; Introduction; Note on the Translation; Select Bibliography; A Chronology of Friedrich Nietzsche; ON THE GENEALOGY OF MORAL; Explanatory Notes; Index
Control code
ocm44963423
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxvii, 170 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585111100
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)44963423

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