Nietzsche’s genealogy of morality


Owen, David (2007) Nietzsche’s genealogy of morality, Stocksfield, UK, Acumen Publishing, 192pp.

Download

Full text not available from this repository.

Description/Abstract

Combining philosophical acuity, psychological insight and a remarkably powerful prose style, On the Genealogy of Morality is a dazzling and brilliantly incisive attack on European morality. David Owen situates the Genealogy in the context of the development of Nietzsche's philosophy and offers readers a sophisticated and nuanced analysis of this great text. He provides a lucid account of Nietzsche’s reasons for adopting a “genealogical” investigation of our moral values as well as a detailed analysis of the Genealogy itself. Highlighting the key features of Nietzsche’s critique of morality and his call for a re-evaluation of values, Owen shows how the arguments and rhetoric of the Genealogy combine to undermine our modern understanding of moral agency. Rich in insight, Owen's book is a distinctive and significant contribution to our understanding of this landmark work of western philosophy

Item Type: Book
Additional Information:
ISBNs: 9781844651047 (hardback)
Related URLs:
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Social Sciences > Politics and International Relations
ePrint ID: 47480
Date Deposited: 01 Aug 2007
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:31
Publisher: Acumen Publishing
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/47480

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item