Beyond Good and Evil: Prelude to a Future Philosophy (Wisehouse Classics)

Beyond Good and Evil: Prelude to a Future Philosophy (Wisehouse Classics)

by Virginia Woolf

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Overview

In Beyond Good and Evil, Nietzsche accuses past philosophers of lacking critical sense and blindly accepting dogmatic premises in their consideration of morality. Specifically, he accuses them of founding grand metaphysical systems upon the faith that the good man is the opposite of the evil man, rather than just a different expression of the same basic impulses that find more direct expression in the evil man. The work moves into the realm “beyond good and evil” in the sense of leaving behind the traditional morality which Nietzsche subjects to a destructive critique in favor of what he regards as an affirmative approach that fearlessly confronts the perspectival nature of knowledge and the perilous condition of the modern individual. (more on www.wisehouse-publishing.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789176375334
Publisher: Wisehouse
Publication date: 03/06/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 148
Sales rank: 55,303
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Virginia Woolf (1882¿1941) was one of the major literary figures of the twentieth century. An admired literary critic, she authored many essays, letters, journals, and short stories in addition to her groundbreaking novels. Her best-known books include the novels Mrs. Dalloway, To the Lighthouse, and Orlando, and the book-length essay A Room of One's Own.

Date of Birth:

January 25, 1882

Date of Death:

March 28, 1941

Place of Birth:

London

Place of Death:

Sussex, England

Education:

Home schooling

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