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Reading Nietzsche’s On the Genealogy of Morals

Performing as an Artist
  • John Uhr
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Abstract

The fifth lesson comes from Nietzsche. On the Genealogy of Morals is a complicated and dense work. But is the one intended by Nietzsche to re-educate readers into something we now call postmodernism. Nietzsche’s strategy is to confront readers with a challenge, which is to recover their greatness by abandoning or destroying egalitarian morality, and preparing for the return of a culture of human greatness.

Keywords

Master morality Slave morality Religion Priests Artists 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Politics and International RelationsAustralian National UniversityCanberraAustralia

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