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Nietzsche, Friedrich: History for life

Nietzsche, Friedrich

On the Use and Abuse of History for Life, translated Ian Johnston, Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo, BC, Canada, revised edition, 2010; first published 1874

Contains many insights into this subject, among them his warning that ‘there are times when one cannot distinguish at all between a monumental past and a mythic fiction’. (p. 17) Davison discusses Nietzsche here.