The Birth of Tragedy and the Genealogy of Morals

The Birth of Tragedy and the Genealogy of Morals

Book - 1956
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Skillful, sophisticated translations of two of Nietzsche's essential works about the conflict between the moral and aesthetic approaches to life, the impact of Christianity on human values, the meaning of science, the contrast between the Apollonian and Dionysian spirits, and other themes central to his thinking.

The Birth of Tragedy (1872) was Nietzsche's first book, The Geneology of Morals   (1887) one of his last.  Though they span the career of this controversial genius, both address the problems such as the conflict between the moral versus aesthetic approaches to life, the effect of Christianity on human values, the meaning of science, and the famous dichotomy between the Apollonian and Dionysian spirits, among many themes which Nietzsche struggled throughout his tortured life.
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1956
ISBN: 9780385092104
0385092105
Characteristics: x, 299 p

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