Nietzsche Good And Evil Good

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In the essay “Good and Evil, Good and Bad”, written by Nietzsche, he defines the evolution of two different sets of moral codes: the “master” morality and the “priestly” morality. He condemns the “English psychologists” as missing the “historical spirit.” The English psychologists claim that our concept of “good” is essentially derived from our concept of the “useful”, though this connection is usually forgotten. According to Nietzsche, the psychologists’ beliefs are unhistorical in at least two areas: first, it projects the psychologists’ own obsession with “utility” into the subject of their uncertainty, giving upswing to an intellectual time in their history of morality. This prompts them to falsely define the “good” and “evil” from the

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