Beyond Good and Evil

Beyond Good and Evil Summary

Beyond Good and Evil is a book by the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. It takes up and expands on the ideas of his previous work, Thus Spoke Zarathustra, but approached from a more critical, polemical direction. In Beyond Good and Evil, Nietzsche accuses past philosophers of lacking critical sense and blindly accepting Judeo-Christian premises in their consideration of morality. 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 perspectivistic nature of knowledge and the perilous condition of the modern individual. In it he exposes the deficiencies of those usually called "philosophers" and identifies the qualities of the "new philosophers" imagination, self-assertion, danger, originality, and the "creation of values".

Book Reviews

Mustafa Abuhamdeh

Navigating Morality, Politics, and Existential Realities4 star

Dr. Nietzsche delves into the existential tapestry of human existence, casting a discerning gaze upon the intertwining strands of morality and politics. For many, such territories are fraught with perplexing dichotomies and inextricable knots. Yet, Nietzsche, with profound audacity, illumines these terrains, elucidating their intricate relationship to the human condition. In challenging the intellectual edifices of his antecedents, Nietzsche reveals a certain vulnerability, laying bare his psyche for subsequent "free spirits" to dissect and interrogate. Yet, one might posit that this very act of transparency might serve to indulge his own narcissistic inclinations. Nietzsche harbored twin convictions: firstly, that his foray into the labyrinthine corridors of the psyche held more veracity than other contemporaneous elucidations; and secondly, that the impending emergence of 'free spirits,' those versed in the art of nuanced moral contemplation, would prove propitious for society. Unlike their predecessors, these enlightened beings would not seek to unveil absolute truth—a pursuit Nietzsche deemed flawed in earlier thinkers. Instead, they would endeavor to debunk falsehoods, leaving, in their wake, unadulterated truths. While Nietzsche's perspectives on femininity may incite vehement dissent and provoke consternation in many, his musings on linguistics, master morality, nobility, and the human psyche undeniably proffer invaluable insights for the discerning reader.45


this book is neutral in my opinion4 star

I wished the world was beyond good and evil so i haven’t recommended the book to anybody yet but i will after i finished reading that book. My mom has read this book already.45

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This I s a really good book55


Nazi - The Lost Manual3 star

Fred would only consider the source. Why the attitude ? Read the book.35


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Incredibly thought provoking5 star

This is a rather nice book to have, give it a read if you can handle the intensity haha.55


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It's good55

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Beyond good and evil5 star

Best book Ive read55

Other Books by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Thus Spake Zarathustra


Thus Spake Zarathustra
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Beyond Good and Evil


Beyond Good and Evil
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The Antichrist


The Antichrist
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