“There is also something unsettling about Nietzsche proposing anything like a 'supreme moral principle' after his criticisms against Kant's ethical theory. Nietzsche's critiques of morality suggest that offering a new first principle for morality is not his project. His problems with Kant's Categorical Imperative or utilitarianism's principle of utility run deeper than their content. He does not criticize them because they say the wrong thing and he says the right thing. The problem with them is that they propose to be universal moral principles, applying to any and all human beings. Universal moral principles imply moral equality among humans, an equality Nietzsche denies. The 'un-Nietzschean' character of the normative interpretation is the most persuasive aspect against it.”

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