Nietzsche Reloaded

Nietzsche’s Therapy

David Frost considers Nietzsche’s diet and lifestyle tips.

Most of us want to do the right thing and make the right decisions. But what is the morally right thing? And what makes it morally right?

Traditionally, these questions have belonged to the discipline of moral philosophy. So what is the thoughtful reader of Philosophy Now to make of amoralism, the philosophical school of thought that undermines the whole enterprise of philosophical ethics? After all, there are some strong arguments for skepticism about morality, for relativism about morality, and even for the harmful effects of morality. How does one accommodate, for example, the arguments and exhortations of arch relativist Friedrich Nietzsche?

Nietzsche is perhaps most widely known for having written that God is dead, (“God is dead. God remains dead.

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