Good and Evil Prelude to a
by Ian Johnston of Malaspina University-College, Nanaimo, BC (now Vancouver
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Johnston. Last revised January 2009.
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following translation retains Nietzsche’s short quotations and phrases in
languages other than German and includes, immediately after such phrases, an
English translation in the text, placed in italics within square brackets (e.g. [English
translation]). If the quotation is more than a few words long, the English
version is included in the text, and Nietzsche’s original quotation appears in
a note at the end of the translation.
when there may be some ambiguity about the meaning of a word or phrase in the
original, this text also includes in square brackets a term from Nietzsche’s
endnotes, which provide information about people or quotations mentioned in the
text, have been provided by the translator.
Good and Evil, one of the most important works of Friedrich
Nietzsche (1844-1900), was first published in 1886. For a very brief
introduction to Nietzsche see the section on the Life and Work of Friedrich
Nietzsche at the end of this translation.