In a change to the previously advertised schedule, the next PhiloHist session will be on February 7th at 5pm in SSEES (16, Taviton Street), 4th floor, room 431.
We will be reading Friedrich Nietzsche, On the Utility and Liability of History for Life in Keith Ansell Pearson & Duncan Large (eds.) The Nietzsche Reader (Oxford, Blackwell, 2006) pp. 124-141.
This is an excerpted version. For the full version, see Nietzsche, Untimely Meditations (Cambridge University Press, 1983, 1997)
For background and commentary, see David D. Roberts, Nothing But History: Reconstruction and Extremity After Metaphysics (University of California Press, 1995) pp. 58-80.