Beyond Good and Evil

Beyond Good and Evil

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'One of the greatest books of a very great thinker' Michael Tanner

Beyond Good and Evil confirmed Nietzsche's position as the towering European philosopher of his age. The work dramatically rejects traditional Western thought with its notions of truth and God, good and evil. Nietzsche seeks to demonstrate 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 impose their own 'will to power' upon the world.

Translated by R. J. HOLLINGDALE With an Introduction by MICHAEL TANNER
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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 14mm | 179g
  • PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reissue
  • notes, chronology
  • 014044923X
  • 9780140449235
  • 2,702

Table of contents

On the prejudices of philosophers; the free spirit; the religious nature; maxims and interludes; on the natural history of morals; we scholars; our virtues; people and fatherlands; what is noble?; from high mountains - epode.
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About Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) published, among other titles, Human, All Too Human and The Dawn. He divorced himself from public life and, in 1889, became insane, remaining in a condition of mental and physical paralysis until his death. R J Hollingdale translated eleven of Nietzsche's books and published two books about him. Michael Tanner is a Fellow of Corpus Christi College.
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