By Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm; Westerdale, Joel; Nietzsche, Friedrich
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Both the epigraph from Zarathustra and Section 1 can be seen to be “prefixed” (vorangestellt), for as Janaway notes, the first section of the treatise was literally “prefixed” to the essay, insofar as the printer’s manuscript originally began with Section 2; the first section was only added later (see KSA 14:380). ⁵⁴ She concludes that Section 1 was added after Nietzsche had completed Sections 2 through 23 of the Genealogie (which had originally been numbered 1– 22). This reading is persuasive in that one no longer needs to perform radical interpretive maneuvers to see how the opening section anticipates the structure of the treatise that follows.
It begins with a discussion of “artists,” as embodied in the figure of Wagner, which then transitions in the fifth section into a discussion of “philosophers and scholars,” as represented by Schopenhauer, the discussion of whose ascetic practices occupies the next five sections. ” Janaway and Wilcox may not entirely agree on every detail,⁵⁷ but the thrust of their arguments – that the structure of the treatise follows the outline of the aphorism – is plausible. ” Jaspers was right when he claimed that Nietzsche’s writing is not “aphoristic in the sense of the famous aphorists,” if by the “famous aphorists” he means the likes of Ebner-Eschenbach or La Rochefoucauld.
Lichtenberg, Vermischte Schriften. Lichtenberg, Georg Christoph Lichtenbergs Aphorismen. 32 Chapter One. ” only the thematic, but also the formal affinity between Lichtenberg’s and Nietzsche’s writings. Though certainly at times Lichtenberg’s writings approach the pith and concision of the maxime, most of his notes are hardly suitable for the salon. Indeed, the formal diversity of his writings is as impressive as their thematic range. Some texts cover several pages, while others consist of but two words.