THE GENEALOGY OF MORALS by Friedrich NietzscheTHE GENEALOGY OF MORALS by Friedrich Nietzsche


byFriedrich Nietzsche

Paperback | April 23, 2003

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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 current moral practices; the evolution of man's feelings of guilt and bad conscience; and how ascetic ideals help maintain human life under certain conditions.
The son of a Lutheran pastor, Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche was born in 1844 in Roecken, Prussia, and studied classical philology at the Universities of Bonn and Leipzig. While at Leipzig he read the works of Schopenhauer, which greatly impressed him. He also became a disciple of the composer Richard Wagner. At the very early age of 25, ...
Title:THE GENEALOGY OF MORALSFormat:PaperbackPublished:April 23, 2003Publisher:Dover PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0486426912

ISBN - 13:9780486426914

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