The Revolt of the Inferior Classes in Nietzsche’s Review of Moral Philosophy

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The Revolt of the Inferior Classes in Nietzsche’s Review of Moral Philosophy
Friedrich Nietzsche is not held in the same regard as Immanuel Kant by most students of philosophy because Kant is perceived as being a man who valued certain, objective virtues and morals whereas Nietzsche reviled the very idea that objective morals existed – or even should exist. For Nietzsche, morals were the things that losers dreamed up as a means of constraining the most powerful and driven members of society; thanks to quaint notions of morality, those who were smarter, more cunning, more ambitious and more creative than others were forced to play by someone else’s rules and thus deprived of doing all the special things of which they were capable. This...
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.....o continue. Reviewing everything in detail, we can only conclude that Nietzsche has a point, to some extent, but he also appears to have some dubious problems that a close investigation makes quite plain.
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