Beyond Good and Evil (Paperback)

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"Beyond Good and Evil," a foundational work by Friedrich Nietzsche, is an iconic text in the domain of philosophical literature. It stands prominently among the Nietzschean corpus for its profound examination of morality, culture, and consciousness. Throughout the book, Nietzsche challenges traditional notions of good and evil, pushing readers to go beyond simplistic dualities. Instead, he advocates for a more nuanced understanding of morality, making this text crucial for those interested in moral philosophy. One of Nietzsche's main contentions is against the universality of moral values. He critiques the foundations of Judeo-Christian morality and European philosophical traditions, positioning the work as a key text in critiques of Western thought. Nietzsche introduces the idea of the "will to power" - a fundamental drive that underlies all human actions. This concept, essential to existentialist philosophy, suggests that humans are motivated not by a search for truth but by a desire for power and dominance. "Beyond Good and Evil" is also notable for its aphoristic style. Nietzsche's concise and sometimes cryptic statements demand deep reflection and interpretation, making it a distinctive work in philosophical aphorisms. The book touches upon numerous subjects, from the role of philosophers and their prejudices to the nature of women, society, and culture. Nietzsche's incisive critiques, combined with his rich and sometimes polemical prose, position this work as an indispensable read for those delving into modern philosophy. In "Beyond Good and Evil," Nietzsche invites readers to rethink their deeply-held beliefs and to embrace a more fluid, dynamic understanding of morality and truth. His provocative insights and challenges to conventional thinking ensure the text's lasting influence and relevance in philosophical discussions.
Product Details
ISBN: 9791041800681
Publisher: Culturea
Publication Date: April 4th, 2023
Pages: 248
Language: English