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Foucault based his “genealogical” mode of investigation on a misreading of Nietzsche, unsurprisingly surpassing anything that “correct” readers of Nietzsche could have ever come up with.

Genealogy and rank.

First comes Nietzsche, then the Nietzschians, and finally Zarathustra’s apes. For simplicity’s sake, collapse the second category into the third.