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The Ethics of an Immoralist

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$33.50 • £26.95 • €30.00

ISBN 9780674624436

Publication Date: 09/01/1996


313 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


  • Preface
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • I. Nietzsche’s Histories
    • 1. The Ethics of History: On the Uses and Disadvantages of History for Life
    • 2. The Ethics of Art: The Birth of Tragedy
    • 3. The Ethics of Morality: On the Genealogy of Morals
    • 4. The Ethics of Religion: The Antichrist
  • II. The Highest Type Histories
    • 5. The Beginning of Zarathustra’s Political Education: Thus Spoke Zarathustra (Prologue)
    • 6. The Ethics of Creativity: Thus Spoke Zarathustra (Part I)
    • 7. The Lust for Eternity and the Pathos of Self-Deification: Thus Spoke Zarathustra (Parts II and III)
    • 8. Retreat from the Extremes: Thus Spoke Zarathustra (Part IV)
    • 9. The Ethics of Knowing: Beyond Good and Evil
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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