Twilight of the Idols


Friedrich Nietzsche

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Theory of Forms Term Analysis

The Theory of Forms is a philosophical concept attributed to Plato. The theory argues that there exists a physical world and a world of ideas or forms. The physical world consists of objects and physical matter that are only imitations of ideas, therefore the physical world is not as real as the world of forms.

Theory of Forms Quotes in Twilight of the Idols

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How the “Real World” at last Became a Myth Quotes

6. We have abolished the real world: what world is left? the apparent world perhaps? … But no! with the real world we have also abolished the apparent world!

Related Characters: Friedrich Nietzsche (speaker), Plato
Page Number: 51
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