The University of Southampton
University of Southampton Institutional Repository

Nietzsche’s genealogy of morality

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

Record type: Book

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

Full text not available from this repository.

More information

Published date: 8 August 2007
Organisations: Politics & International Relations

Identifiers

Local EPrints ID: 47480
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/47480
ISBN: 9781844651047
PURE UUID: e09fc4a7-91c1-4adc-9a52-785ca361d7a2
ORCID for David Owen: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-8865-6332

Catalogue record

Date deposited: 01 Aug 2007
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:04

Export record

Download statistics

Downloads from ePrints over the past year. Other digital versions may also be available to download e.g. from the publisher's website.

View more statistics

Atom RSS 1.0 RSS 2.0

Contact ePrints Soton: eprints@soton.ac.uk

ePrints Soton supports OAI 2.0 with a base URL of http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/cgi/oai2

This repository has been built using EPrints software, developed at the University of Southampton, but available to everyone to use.

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we will assume that you are happy to receive cookies on the University of Southampton website.

×