Nietzsche, Spencer, and the Ethics of Evolution

  title={Nietzsche, Spencer, and the Ethics of Evolution},
  author={Gregory C. G. Moore},
  journal={The Journal of Nietzsche Studies},
  pages={1 - 20}
  • G. Moore
  • Published 1 March 2002
  • Philosophy
  • The Journal of Nietzsche Studies
There is a moral or metaphysical part of nature as well as a physical. A man who denies this is deep in the mire of folly. Tis the crown and glory of organic science that it does through final cause link material and moral [...] You have ignored this link; and, if I do not mistake your meaning, you have done your best in one or two pregnant cases to break it. Were it possible (which, thank God, it is not) to break it, humanity, in my mind, would suffer a damage that might brutalize it.1 
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