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The Genealogy of Morals (Dover Thrift Editions)

The Genealogy of Morals (Dover Thrift Editions)
Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
ISBN 13: 9780486426914
ISBN 10: 486426912
Edition: Dover Thrift Editions
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: 2003-04-23
Format: Paperback
Pages: 128
List Price: $3.50

On the Genealogy of Morals (1887) is a book about interpretation and the history of ethics which raises profoundly disquieting issues about the violence of both. This is the most sustained of Nietzsche's later works and offers one of the fullest expressions of his characteristic concerns. The introduction places his ideas within the cultural context of his own time and stresses the relevance of his work for a contemporary audience.


An extended introduction sets Nietzsche's controversial, seminal 1887 work in context. The new translation aims at giving readers, as nearly as is possible, the experience of readers of the German original. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.