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date: 07 March 2021

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This article shows that Nietzsche’s published presentations endorse the cosmological truth of eternal recurrence and that they indicate how belief in this truth can be supported with direct mnemonic evidence as well as a priori scientific proof. It also introduces a refutation of any attempt to construe Nietzsche’s doctrine as a thought experiment that would help to test or promote the affirmation of nonrecurring life.

Keywords: eternal recurrence, Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Friedrich Nietzsche, philosophy, poetry, scientific cosmology, thought experiment

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