Nietzsche’s Critique of Morality
To finish our conversations walking through the various moral theories in the last 11 chapters, we felt we should provide Nietzsche’s Critique of Morality, largely from his book ‘On the Genealogy of Morality‘
- Morality through power struggle.
- Whether different types of people need different standards of morality.
- If suffering has any benefit to the individual or bigger picture (society).
- If Jesus was a terrorist.
Further Reading and Related Articles
- On the Genealogy of Morality
- Ansell-Pearson, K. (eds) and Nietzsche, F. (2017) Nietzsche: On the Genealogy of Morality and Other Writings (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought) 3rd Editon, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
- Geuss, R. (1997) ‘Nietzsche and morality’, European Journal of Philosophy, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 1–20
- Leiter, B. (2009) Nietzsche and Morality, Oxford University Press, Oxford.
- Leiter, B. (2014) Nietzsche on Morality, Routledge, Oxon.
- Reginster, B. (1997) ‘Nietzsche on ressentiment and valuation’, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, vol. 57, no. 2, pp. 281–305
- Ridley, A. (2005) ‘Guilt before God, or God before guilt’, The Journal of Nietzsche Studies, vol. 29, pp. 35–45
- Audible: Nietzsche: Philosophy in an Hour
- Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Nietzsche’s Moral and Political Philosophy
- Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Friedrich Nietzsche