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Single Idea 20381

[catalogued under 18. Thought / B. Mechanics of Thought / 1. Psychology]

Full Idea

Psychology is now once again the road to the fundamental problems.

Gist of Idea

It is psychology which reveals the basic problems


Friedrich Nietzsche (Beyond Good and Evil [1886], 023)

A Reaction

This may become the epigraph of my great book, which will have as working title 'The Psychology of Metaphysics'. If you trawl through this collection, you will see where I am going! (A tough job, but easier than reading Hegel).

Book Reference

Nietzsche,Friedrich: 'Beyond Good and Evil', ed/tr. Hollingdale,R.J. [Penguin 1973], p.36