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The essays of Schopenhauer By Arthur Schopenhauer
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One of the great philosophers of the nineteenth century, Arthur Schopenhauer believed human action was not determined by reason, rather a blind and irrational desire for existence. Much of his work... More > describes a world driven by a continually dissatisfied 'will' seeking satisfaction. Curated from 'Parerga und Paralipomena' first published in 1851, these eighteen thought provoking essays written towards the end of Schopenhauers' life are presented beautifully in a 228 page perfect bound book.< Less
Essays of Schopenhauer By Arthur Schopenhauer
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A key focus of Schopenhauer’s philosophy was his investigation of individual motivation. Before Schopenhauer, Hegel had popularized the concept of Zeitgeist, the idea that society consisted of... More > a collective consciousness which moved in a distinct direction, dictating the actions of its members. Schopenhauer, a reader of both Kant and Hegel, criticized their logical optimism and the belief that individual morality could be determined by society and reason. Schopenhauer believed that humans were motivated by only their own basic desires, or Wille zum Leben ("Will to Live"), which directed all of mankind.< Less
Essays of Schopenhauer By Arthur Schopenhauer
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Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860) was a German philosopher best known for his work The World as Will and Representation. He responded to and expanded upon Immanuel Kant's philosophy concerning the way... More > in which we experience the world. His critique of Kant, his creative solutions to the problems of human experience and his explication of the limits of human knowledge are among his most important achievements. His metaphysical theory is the foundation of his influential writings on psychology, aesthetics, ethics, and politics which influenced Friedrich Nietzsche, Wagner, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Sigmund Freud and others. He said he was influenced by the Upanishads, Immanuel Kant, and Plato. References to Eastern philosophy and religion appear frequently in his writing. He appreciated the teachings of the Buddha and even called himself a Buddhaist. He said that his philosophy could not have been conceived before these teachings were available. He called himself a Kantian.< Less
Arthur Schopenhauer, Complete collection By Arthur Schopenhauer
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Arthur Schopenhauer ( 1788 – 1860) was a German philosopher best known for his book, The World as Will and Representation, in which he claimed that our world is driven by a continually... More > dissatisfied will, continually seeking satisfaction. In this ebook: The Essays Of Arthur Schopenhauer (Translated by T. Bailey Saunders): The Wisdom of Life Studies in Pessimism On Human Nature Counsels and Maxims Religion, A Dialogue, Etc. The Art of Literature The Art of Controversy, The World As Will And Idea (Vol. 1, Vol. 2 and Vol. 3), Translated by R. B. Haldane, M.A.< Less
The Essays of Arthur Schopenhauer By Arthur Schopenhauer
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Arthur Schopenhauer (22 February 1788 – 21 September 1860) was a German philosopher known for his pessimism and philosophical clarity. At age 25, he published his doctoral dissertation, On the... More > Fourfold Root of the Principle of Sufficient Reason, which examined the four separate manifestations of reason in the phenomenal world. These essays explore Arthur Schopenhauer theories into Free Will and Human Nature. Kean Guides offer great books at a reasonable price.< Less
The Works of Arthur Schopenhauer By Arthur Schopenhauer
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This collection has all of the following works: Counsels and Maxims Essays of Schopenhauer On Human Nature On the Fourfold Root of the Principle of Sufficient Reason, a Philosophical... More > Treatise Religion Studies in Pessimism The Art of Controversy The Art of Literature The Wisdom of Life The World as Will and Representation< Less
Schopenhauer As Educator By Friedrich Nietzsche
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Nietzsche's key ideas include the "death of God", the Übermensch, the eternal recurrence, the Apollonian and Dionysian dichotomy, perspectivism, and the will to power. Central to his... More > philosophy is the idea of "life-affirmation", which involves questioning of all doctrines that drain life's expansive energies, however socially prevalent and radical those views might be. His influence remains substantial within philosophy, notably in existentialism, post-modernism, and post-structuralism, as well as outside it. His radical questioning of the value and objectivity of truth has been the focus of extensive commentary, especially in the continental tradition.< Less
The Works of Friedrich Nietzsche and Arthur Schopenhauer By Friedrich Nietzsche, Arthur Schopenhauer
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This collection has all of the following works: Friedrich Nietzsche: Beyond Good and Evil: Prelude to a Future Philosophy Homer and Classical Philology Human, All Too Human: A Book for Free... More > Spirits On the Future of Our Educational Institutions Schopenhauer As Educator The Antichrist The Case of Wagner, Nietzsche Contra Wagner, and Selected Aphorisms The Dawn of Day The Genealogy of Morals The Joyful Wisdom The Use and Abuse of History Thoughts Out of Season Thus Spake Zarathustra We Philologists And from Arthur Schopenhauer: Counsels and Maxims Essays of Schopenhauer On Human Nature On the Fourfold Root of the Principle of Sufficient Reason, a Philosophical Treatise Religion Studies in Pessimism The Art of Controversy The Art of Literature The Wisdom of Life The World as Will and Representation, Complete Vol. 1-2< Less
Syntactic Analyses 17: Collected Essays, (Arthur Schopenhauer) By Arthur Schopenhauer
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Syntactic Analyses 4: Essays on Human Nature, (Arthur Schopenhauer) By Arthur Schopenhauer
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