On the Genealogy of morality1

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On the Genealogy of morality 1. degree of humans are distinct from non human animals A. humans are superior for they have a craftiness B. human greatness requires hierarchy C. theory of art involves with the social hierarchy D. Homer’s contest: humans tend to find humanity as distinct from nature, humanity as emasculate 2. humans similar to animals A. humans are dreadful animals, therefore the Greek the most civilized in ancient society also had a cruelty. (pg174, potentials for humans to be animals) B. Greeks enjoyed Homer’s dreadful pictures C. Violence in Homer’s work is startling, but by locating humanity in inhumanity
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Unformatted text preview: Nietzsche tried to solve the problem D. Contest: healthy barbarism, without it Greeks are another salvages E. Greeks are responsible for that barbarism since they produced greatness for they feared nothing, neither the war nor the slavery. 3. Qualities of civilized society; in order for animalistic human to be a civilized one… A. Memory: humans have to be able to remember promises to keep in the future B. Conscience: awareness of one’s responsibility C. Bad conscience: guilt that one experiences when one fails to hold the obligation D....
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2011 for the course PHILOSOPHY 101 taught by Professor J baker during the Spring '11 term at NYU.

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