Beyond Good and Evil - Part 5: Natural History of Morals - Chapters 186-203 Summary & Analysis

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Nietzsche states that modern day moral sentiments in Europe are as refined, diverse, irritable and subtle as the "science of morals" is still clumsy, raw, and "butter-fingered." The term science of morals is much too arrogant and offends good taste.

One must recognize the strictness necessary to collect, conceptualize, and arrange a vast amount of material; to recognize subtle feelings of value and its differences, which experience both life and death in order to form a typology of morals. While the moral philosophers knew the facts of morality, they never addressed the real problem, that of morality itself.

Nietzsche believes that morals are meant to justify the creator before any other. Many moralists desire to vent their power in creativity on all humanity, while others, including Kant, state that one should...

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