Nietzsches thought and life

What follows is not an overview of all or most of the main elements of Nietzsche's thought but a sketch of those elements that I think will have particular relevance in engaging the Genealogy. We can best gain entry to Nietzsche's philosophy by beginning with his critique of metaphysics. According to Nietzsche, the fundamental faith of the metaphysicians is the faith in opposite values' BGE 2 . The Western religious and philosophical tradition has operated by dividing reality into a set of...