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Subject: Re: [Nietzsche] Is the human world a creation of language?
Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2004 09:57:26 -0700


There are several places. Try Aphorism 354 "The Genius of the Species" from
_The Gay Science_. Also the early essay "On Truth and Lying in a Non-Moral
Sense."

Drew

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From: "Maria del Mar Gomez" <m.gomez-AT-gold.ac.uk>
To: <nietzsche-AT-driftline.org>
Sent: Wednesday, December 29, 2004 8:24 AM
Subject: [Nietzsche] Is the human world a creation of language?


> Dear Nietzscheans,
>
> I was inspired to write an MA essay on the topic of 'how language shapes
> our experience of the world' because I read somewhere that Nietzsche had
> said the world is created by language. The essay is going well, but I
> can't find the source of that quote (or interpretation) anywhere - does it
> ring a bell for anyone?
>
> Thanks a lot,
>
> Maria del Mar
>
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