On the Genealogy of Morals
Publish date: January 23rd 1997
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Pages no: 158
Edition language: English
I found this the most accessible of Nietzsche's books because it comes closest - especially in the second essay - to a straight exposition of his theories. The trouble is I liked it too much to paraphrase anything. I will only give one quote, which you will notice is excessively lengthy:Section 13...
S 39 Nobody is likely to consider a doctrine true merely because it makes people happy or virtuous - except perhaps the lovely “idealists” who become effusive about the good, the true, and the beautiful and allow all kinds of motley, clumsy, and benevolent desiderata to swim about in utter confus...
ChronologyIntroduction & NotesNote on the Text and TranslationFurther ReadingOn the Genealogy of Morals: A Polemic--Preface--First Essay: 'Good and Evil', 'Good and Bad'--Second Essay: 'Guilt', 'Bad Conscience' and Related Matters--Third Essay: What Do Ascetic Ideals Mean?Notes
IntroductionFurther ReadingTranslator's Note--Beyond Good and EvilCommentaryChronology