Journal of the History of Philosophy 60 (2):353-354 (2022)

Allison Merrick
California State University, San Marcos
It is commonplace to note that there are distinctive questions to be found in the domain of political philosophy, queries as to how or why the state and society emerge or about how power should be exercised in society. Yet whether Nietzsche has a set of cogent answers to these sorts of questions is, of course, a contested matter. Jeffrey Metzger's The Rise of Politics and Morality in Nietzsche's Genealogy: From Chaos to Conscience answers in the affirmative. In offering a detailed and section-by-section reading of the Second Essay of On the Genealogy of Morality, Metzger argues that Nietzsche offers a vision of the origins of political life that, at once, is of primary importance in understanding Nietzsche's moral...
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