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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 Nietzsche

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191605700

Category: Philosophy

Page: 208

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`Reason, seriousness, mastery over the emotions, the whole murky affair which goes by the name of thought, all the privileges and showpieces of man: what a high price has been paid for them! How much blood and horror is at the bottom of all "good things!"' 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. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

Über die Zukunft unserer Bildungs-Anstalten

Author: Friedrich Nietzsche

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 384304905X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 92

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Friedrich Nietzsche: Über die Zukunft unserer Bildungs-Anstalten Vortragsreihe an der Universität Basel: 16.1.1872 (1. Vortrag), 6.2.1872 (2. Vortrag), 27.2.1872 (3. Vortrag), 5.3.1872 (4. Vortrag), 23.3.1872 (5. Vortrag). Neuausgabe mit einer Biographie des Autors. Herausgegeben von Karl-Maria Guth. Berlin 2017. Umschlaggestaltung von Thomas Schultz-Overhage. Gesetzt aus der Minion Pro, 11 pt.

Über die Zukunft unserer Bildungs-Anstalten

Author: Friedrich Nietzsche

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 374372152X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 92

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Friedrich Nietzsche: Über die Zukunft unserer Bildungs-Anstalten Vortragsreihe an der Universität Basel: 16.1.1872 (1. Vortrag), 6.2.1872 (2. Vortrag), 27.2.1872 (3. Vortrag), 5.3.1872 (4. Vortrag), 23.3.1872 (5. Vortrag). Neuausgabe mit einer Biographie des Autors. Herausgegeben von Karl-Maria Guth. Berlin 2017. Umschlaggestaltung von Thomas Schultz-Overhage. Gesetzt aus der Minion Pro, 11 pt.

Nietzsche: On the Genealogy of Morality and Other Writings

Author: Friedrich Nietzsche

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1316943186

Category: Political Science

Page: N.A

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Friedrich Nietzsche is one of the most influential thinkers of the past 150 years and On the Genealogy of Morality (1887) is his most important work on ethics and politics. A polemical contribution to moral and political theory, it offers a critique of moral values and traces the historical evolution of concepts such as guilt, conscience, responsibility, law and justice. First published in 1994, and revised in 2006, the third edition of this best-selling, concise introduction and translation has been revised and updated throughout, to take account of recent scholarship. Featuring an expanded introduction, an updated bibliography and a guide to further reading, the third edition also includes timelines and biographical synopses. The Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought edition of Nietzsche's major work is an essential resource for both undergraduate and graduate courses on Nietzsche, the history of philosophy, continental philosophy, history of political thought and ethics.

On the Genealogy of Morals

Author: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781481180344

Category: Philosophy

Page: 154

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On the Genealogy of Morals is a book about interpretation and the history of ethics which raises profoundly disquieting issues about the violence of both. This is the most sustained of Nietzsche's later works and offers one of the fullest expressions of his characteristic concerns. The introduction places his ideas within the cultural context of his own time and stresses the relevance of his work for a contemporary audience. Friedrich Nietzsche is one of the most influential thinkers of the past 150 years and On the Genealogy of Morals is his most important work on ethics and politics. A polemical contribution to moral and political theory, it offers a critique of moral values and traces the historical evolution of concepts such as guilt, conscience, responsibility, law and justice. Cover art by Paul Spremulli

Nietzsche, Genealogy, Morality

Essays on Nietzsche's Genealogy of Morals

Author: Richard Schacht

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520083189

Category: History

Page: 479

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Written at the height of the philosopher's intellectual powers, Friedrich Nietzsche's On the Genealogy of Morals has become one of the key texts of recent Western philosophy. Its essayistic style affords a unique opportunity to observe many of Nietzsche's persisting concerns coming together in an illuminating constellation. A profound influence on psychoanalysis, antihistoricism, and poststructuralism and an abiding challenge to ethical theory, Nietzsche's book addresses many of the major philosophical problems and possibilities of modernity. In this unique collection focusing on the Genealogy, twenty-five notable philosophers offer diverse discussions of the book's central themes and concepts. They explore such notions as ressentiment, asceticism, "slave" and "master" moralities, and what Nietzsche calls "genealogy" and its relation to other forms of inquiry in his work. The book presents a cross section of contemporary Nietzsche scholarship and philosophical investigation that is certain to interest philosophers, intellectual and cultural historians, and anyone concerned with one of the master thinkers of the modern age.

On the Genealogy of Morals and Ecce Homo

Author: Friedrich Nietzsche

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 9780307434487

Category: Philosophy

Page: 384

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The great philosopher's major work on ethics, along with Ecce Homo, Nietzche's remarkable review of his life and works. On the Genealogy of Morals (1887) shows him using philsophy, psychology, and classical philology in an effort to give new direction to an ancient discipline. The work consists of three essays. The first contrasts master morality and slave morality and indicates how the term "good" has widely different meanings in each. The second inquiry deals with guilt and the bad conscience; the third with ascetic ideals—not only in religion but also in the academy. Ecce Homo, written in 1898 and first published posthumously in 1908, is Nietzsche's review of his life and works. It contains chapters on all the books he himself published. His interpretations are as fascinating as they are invaluable. Nothing Nietzsche wrote is more stunning stylistically or as a human document. Walter Kaufmann's masterful translations are faithful of the word and spirit of Nietzsche, and his running footnote commentaries on both books are more comprehensive than those in his other Nietzsche translations because these tow works have been so widely misunderstood.

On the Genealogy of Morality

Author: Friedrich Nietzsche,Maudemarie Clark,Alan J. Swensen

Publisher: Hackett Publishing

ISBN: 9780872202832

Category: Philosophy

Page: 224

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On the Genealogy of Morality contains some of Nietzsche's most disturbing ideas and images: eg the 'slave revolt' in morality, which he claims began with the Jews and has now triumphed, and the 'blond beast' that must erupt, which he claims to find behind all civilisation. It is therefore a major source for understanding why 'Nietzschean' ideas are controversial. Further, it is one of Nietzsche's most important books, a work of his maturity that shows him at the height of his powers both as a thinker and as an artist in the presentation of ideas.

Nietzsche's On the Genealogy of Morals

Critical Essays

Author: Christa Davis Acampora

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780742542631

Category: Philosophy

Page: 337

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Includes essays that were commissioned for the volume, this collection showcases definitive works that have shaped Nietzsche studies alongside new works of interest to students and experts alike. Suitable for the classroom and advanced research, it provides an introduction, annotated bibliography, and index.

The Genealogy of Morals

Author: Friedrich Nietzsche

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 048611189X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 128

View: 8918

Major work on ethics, by one of the most influential thinkers of the last 2 centuries, deals with master/slave morality and modern man's moral practices; the evolution of man's feelings of guilt; and ascetic ideals.

Nietzsche's 'On the Genealogy of Morals'

A Reader's Guide

Author: Daniel Conway

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 0826478166

Category: Philosophy

Page: 184

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A Reader's Guide to this classic 'anti-moral' text by an eminent Nietzsche academic.

Nietzsche's On the Genealogy of Morality

A Critical Guide

Author: Simon May

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139502204

Category: Philosophy

Page: N.A

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On the Genealogy of Morality is Nietzsche's most influential, provocative, and challenging work of ethics. In this volume of newly commissioned essays, fourteen leading philosophers offer fresh insights into many of the work's central questions: How did our dominant values originate and what functions do they really serve? What future does the concept of 'evil' have - and can it be revalued? What sorts of virtues and ideals does Nietzsche advocate, and are they necessarily incompatible with aspirations to democracy and a free society? What are the nature, role, and scope of genealogy in his critique of morality - and why doesn't his own evaluative standard receive a genealogical critique? Taken together, this superb collection illuminates what a post-Christian and indeed post-moral life might look like, and asks to what extent Nietzsche's Genealogy manages to move beyond morality.

Nietzsche's 'On the Genealogy of Morality'

An Introduction

Author: Lawrence J. Hatab

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139474332

Category: Philosophy

Page: N.A

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Nietzsche's On the Genealogy of Morality (1887) is a forceful, perplexing, important book, radical in its own time and profoundly influential ever since. This introductory textbook offers a comprehensive, close reading of the entire work, with a section-by-section analysis that also aims to show how the Genealogy holds together as an integrated whole. The Genealogy is helpfully situated within Nietzsche's wider philosophy, and occasional interludes examine supplementary topics that further enhance the reader's understanding of the text. Two chapters examine how the Genealogy relates to standard questions in moral and political philosophy. Written in a clear, accessible style, this book will appeal to students at every level coming to read the Genealogy for the first time, and a wider range of readers will also benefit from nuanced interpretations of controversial elements in Nietzsche's work.

Nietzsche's Genealogy of Morality

Author: David Owen

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317493214

Category: Philosophy

Page: 192

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A landmark work of western philosophy, "On the Genealogy of Morality" is a dazzling and brilliantly incisive attack on European "morality". Combining philosophical acuity with psychological insight in prose of remarkable rhetorical power, Nietzsche takes up the task of offering us reasons to engage in a re-evaluation of our values. In this book, David Owen offers a reflective and insightful analysis of Nietzsche's text. He provides an account of how Nietzsche comes to the project of the re-evaluation of values; he shows how the development of Nietzsche's understanding of the requirements of this project lead him to acknowledge the need for the kind of investigation of "morality" that he terms "genealogy"; he elucidates the general structure and substantive arguments of Nietzsche's text, accounting for the rhetorical form of these arguments, and he debates the character of genealogy (as exemplified by Nietzsche's "Genealogy") as a form of critical enquiry. Owen argues that there is a specific development of Nietzsche's work from his earlier "Daybreak" (1881) and that in "Genealogy of Morality", Nietzsche is developing a critique of modes of agency and that this constitutes the most fundamental aspect of his demand for a revaluation of values. The book is a distinctive and significant contribution to our understanding of Nietzsche's great text.

Zur Genealogie der Moral

Author: Friedrich Nietzsche

Publisher: WS via PublishDrive

ISBN: 2291037994

Category: Philosophy

Page: 87

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Das Werk, das aus einer Vorrede und drei „Abhandlungen“ besteht, gehört zu den einflussreichsten Schriften Nietzsches. Er legte hier keine Aphorismen vor wie in den meisten anderen seiner Werke, sondern längere, systematische Texte mit durchaus wissenschaftlichem Anspruch: Er stellt darin soziologische, historische und psychologische Thesen auf. Nietzsche wollte anders als klassische Moralphilosophen keine Moral herleiten oder begründen, sondern die geschichtliche Entwicklung und die psychischen Voraussetzungen bestimmter moralischer Wertvorstellungen nachvollziehen. Er fragt also nicht, wie die Menschen handeln sollten, sondern warum Menschen (Einzelne oder Gruppen) glauben, sie sollten auf bestimmte Weise handeln, oder andere dazu bringen wollen, so oder so zu handeln.

On the Genealogy of Morality

Author: Don Berry

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351352601

Category: Philosophy

Page: 98

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Friedrich Nietzsche’s On the Genealogy of Morality is a sustained feat of incisive interpretation. Well known as one of Nietzsche’s greatest works, and as one of the most important books of nineteenth-century philosophy, On the Genealogy of Morality also provided the inspiration for the methodologies of several key philosophers of the modern age. Michel Foucault and Judith Butler, among others, cite Nietzsche as an influence specifically because of the interpretative techniques laid out in this work – techniques which are a model for the ways in which interpretation can be used to power critical thinking of the highest order. The key aspects of interpretation are understanding, clarifying, and questioning definitions; what Nietzsche brings to the process is a sense of how important context, history and culture are to understanding any term. In the case of morals, for instance, he argues that if we are to truly understand what we mean by “good” or “evil,” we cannot ever assume the two concepts have a stable meaning, outside of a given moment in history. Indeed, to understand what they mean now, and might mean in the future, we need to trace the genealogy of concepts back to their very roots – a feat of interpretation that Nietzsche undertakes masterfully.

Ecce Homo

Author: Friedrich Nietzsche

Publisher: Jazzybee Verlag

ISBN: 3849616258

Category:

Page: 94

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Die Serie "Meisterwerke der Literatur" beinhaltet die Klassiker der deutschen und weltweiten Literatur in einer einzigartigen Sammlung für Ihren eBook Reader. Lesen Sie die besten Werke großer Schriftsteller,Poeten, Autoren und Philosophen auf Ihrem Reader. Dieses Werk bietet zusätzlich * Eine Biografie/Bibliografie des Autors. Ecce homo. Wie man wird, was man ist ist eine autobiographische Schrift des Philosophen Friedrich Nietzsche. Nietzsche arbeitete von Oktober 1888 bis zu seinem Zusammenbruch Anfang 1889 an dem Werk, das zum ersten Mal 1908 im Auftrag des Nietzsche-Archivs veröffentlicht wurde. Es ist nicht vollständig überliefert und in seiner heute anerkannten Form erst seit den 1970ern bekannt. In Ecce homo gibt Nietzsche rückblickend Deutungen seiner philosophischen Schriften und präsentiert sich selbst und seine Erkenntnisse als schicksalhafte Ereignisse von weltbewegender Größe. Dabei stehen die Themen seines Spätwerks, besonders die Kritik am Christentum und die angekündigte „Umwertung aller Werte“, im Vordergrund. (aus wikipedia.de)

Beyond Good and Evil

On the Genealogy of Morality

Author: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780804788984

Category: Philosophy

Page: 525

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Beyond Good and Evil (1886) and On the Genealogy of Morality (1887) are Nietzsche's two most persuasive and philosophical books, following close on the heels of his breakthrough hybrid Thus Spoke Zarathustra (1883?85); here for the first time Nietzsche represents himself as a philosopher, setting forth the proper activity of philosophers and training his formidable genealogical focus on the origins and motivations of morality.

Nietzsche's Psychology of Ressentiment

Revenge and Justice in "On the Genealogy of Morals"

Author: Guy Elgat

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351754432

Category: Philosophy

Page: 190

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Ressentiment—the hateful desire for revenge—plays a pivotal role in Nietzsche’s On the Genealogy of Morals. Ressentiment explains the formation of bad conscience, guilt, asceticism, and, most importantly, it motivates the "slave revolt" that gives rise to Western morality’s values. Ressentiment, however, has not enjoyed a thorough treatment in the secondary literature. This book brings it sharply into focus and provides the first detailed examination of Nietzsche’s psychology of ressentiment. Unlike other books on the Genealogy, it uses ressentiment as a key to the Genealogy and focuses on the intriguing relationship between ressentiment and justice. It shows how ressentiment, despite its blindness to justice, gives rise to moral justice—the central target of Nietzsche’s critique. This critique notwithstanding, the Genealogy shows Nietzsche’s enduring commitment to the virtue of non-moral justice: a commitment that grounds his provocative view that moral justice spells the ‘end of justice’. The result provides a novel view of Nietzsche's moral psychology in the Genealogy, his critique of morality, and his views on justice.

Nietzsche: Daybreak

Thoughts on the Prejudices of Morality

Author: Friedrich Nietzsche,Maudemarie Clark,Brian Leiter

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521599634

Category: Philosophy

Page: 247

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A new edition of this important work of Nietzsche's 'mature' philosophy.

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