Monday, 3 August 2009

Thucydides v Plato according to Nietzsche

From Twilight of the Idols, What I Owe to the Ancients:
For the deplorable embellishment of the Greeks with the colours of the ideal which the 'classically educated' youth carries away with him into life as the reward of his grammar-school drilling there is no more radical cure than Thucydides

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