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Nietzsche morality is in opposition to our nature o The source of our values: weakness and strength o Morality as the values of the weak o Nietzsche’s criticism of moral values Judaio/Christian morality is the morality that people have N connects the values of the weak with moral values (Judaio/Christian morality) o Why he is so critical of morality and why he thinks its not in our nature o He thinks that morality is for the weak o Our values/morality is a weakness Bottom of p. 89 two lines from the bottom o Anti-nature morality – almost every morality Turns against the instincts of life o This kind of morality is that it is altruistic It’s pretty obvious why the weak would have these altruistic values One aspect of morality is that it is altruistic o It’s pretty obvious why the weak would have these altruistic values Negative prohibitions of morality (Don’t do this and that) o Top of pg. 94 right hand side o When the oppressed, depressed, downtrodden does something, when he is good, who
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2011 for the course PHIL 1710 taught by Professor Langsam during the Fall '09 term at UVA.

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