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On the Genealogy of Morals
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On the Genealogy of Morals
by Nietzsche, Friedrich

Nietzsche claimed that the purpose of The Genealogy of Morals was to call attention to his previous writings. But in fact the book does much more than that, elucidating and expanding on the cryptic aphorisms of Beyond Good and Evil and signalling a return to the essay form. In these three essays, Nietzsche considers the development of ideas of 'good' and 'evil'; explores notions of guilt and bad consience; and discusses ascetic ideals and the purpose of the philosopher. Together, they form a coherent and complex discussion of morality in a work that is more accessible than some of Nietzsche's previous writings.

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Publication date: 2013

ISBN: URN:ISBN:9780141195377

OPAC reference: KOHA-OAI-BCP:11786

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