Beyond Good & Evil: Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future by Friedrich Nietzsche

By Friedrich Nietzsche

Title note: unique name Jenseits von intestine und Böse: Vorspiel einer Philosophie der Zukunft
Publish yr note: First released in 1886
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Beyond reliable and Evil is among the so much notable and influential books of the 19th century. Like therefore Spoke Zarathustra, which had instantly preceded it, past reliable and Evil represents Nietzsche's try and sum up his philosophy--but in much less flamboyant and extra systematic shape. The 9 elements of the e-book are designed to provide the reader a complete proposal of Nietzsche's idea and magnificence: they span "The Prejudices of Philosophers," "The loose Spirit," faith, morals, scholarship, "Our Virtues," "Peoples and Fatherlands," and "What is Noble," in addition to bankruptcy of epigrams and a concluding poem.

This translation by means of Walter Kaufmann--the first ever to be made in English by means of a philosopher--has turn into the normal one, for accuracy and constancy to the oddities and style of fashion of the unique.

Unlike different variations, in English or German, this quantity bargains an inclusive index of matters and people stated within the e-book. Professor Kaufmann, the celebrated Nietzsche student, has additionally supplied a working footnote remark at the text.

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That evening, Bernard exaggerates the encounter to Helmholtz, who sees his friend’s hypocrisy and boasting. As in the previous chapter, Helmholtz is ashamed for Bernard, and wishes he were less boastful and self-pitying. A week later, Bernard and Lenina take the Blue Pacific Rocket to Santa Fé in part 3. They spend the night there, and meet with the Warden of the Reservation the following morning. He lectures them on the specifics of the reservation: it covers 560,000 square kilometers and is divided into four Sub-Reservations, each contained by an electric fence that prevents escape (it kills on contact).

The last part of the chapter follows Lenina on an evening with John (Bernard is going out on a date himself, and asks Lenina to escort John to the Feelies). They go to see a Feely titled, “Three Weeks in a Helicopter. ” The story is that of a black man whose conditioning is wiped from his brain after a helicopter accident. He falls madly in love with a BetaPlus blonde, kidnaps her, and holds her captive in his helicopter for three weeks. She is rescued finally by three men, who send the man off to an Adult Re-Conditioning Centre (apparently this new society is prepared for incidents in which conditioning fails) and take the blonde as a mistress.

Henry answers with a stock response, sounding suspiciously like a hypnopaedic lesson: “All men are physico-chemically equal ... ” For this, of course, is no longer true in Huxley’s world. As they leave the Crematorium behind, neither Henry nor Lenina are disturbed by the thought of death; as Henry repeats, “there’s one thing we can be certain of; whoever he may have been, he was happy when he was alive. ” Back at Henry’s apartment, the couple eats dinner and takes soma with coffee after the meal.

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