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Death, contemplation and Schopenhauer

Author: R Raj Singh
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., ©2007.
Series: Ashgate new critical thinking in philosophy.
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The connections between death, contemplation and the contemplative life have been a recurrent theme in the canons of both western and eastern philosophical thought. This book examines the classical sources of this philosophical literature, in particular Plato's Phaedo and the Katha Upanishad and then proceeds to a sustained analysis and critical assessment of the sources and standpoints of a single thinker, Arthur  Read more...
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Singh, R. Raj, 1948-
Death, contemplation and Schopenhauer.
Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., ©2007
(DLC) 2006026855
(OCoLC)71044449
Named Person: Arthur Schopenhauer; Arthur Schopenhauer
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R Raj Singh
ISBN: 9780754687061 0754687066
OCLC Number: 367582249
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 126 pages).
Contents: The word and the deed of Socrates --
The Katha Upanishad : an Eastern classic on death --
Schopenhauer : Book IV of The world as will and representation --
Schopenhauer and Indian thought --
Schopenhauer : the supplementary essays --
Schopenhauer : the later essays.
Series Title: Ashgate new critical thinking in philosophy.
Responsibility: R. Raj Singh.
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The connections between death, contemplation and the contemplative life have been a recurrent theme in the canons of both western and eastern philosophical thought. This book examines the classical  Read more...

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