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Philosophical writings

Author: Arthur Schopenhauer; Wolfgang Schirmacher
Publisher: New York : Continuum, 1994.
Series: German library, v. 27.
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As composer Richard Wagner noted, with Schopenhauer one may finally give voice to the secretly held belief that the world is bad. This blunt honesty was Schopenhauer's trademark. Perhaps no philosopher equaled him in relatinf metaphysical speculation to the seemingly random events of everyday life. This volume includes On Thinking for Oneself, On the Affirmation of the Will-to-Live, On Suicide, The World as Will:  Read more...
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Schopenhauer, Arthur, 1788-1860.
Philosophical writings.
New York : Continuum, 1994
(DLC) 93040616
(OCoLC)29522614
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Schopenhauer; Wolfgang Schirmacher
ISBN: 9781441176493 1441176497
OCLC Number: 741691121
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 300 p.)
Contents: On Thinking for Oneself --
On the Affirmation of the Will-to-Live --
Additional Remarks on the Doctrine of the Vanity of Existence --
Additional Remarks on the Doctrine of the Suffering of the World --
On Suicide --
On the Fundamental View of Idealism / Arthur Schopenhauer.
Series Title: German library, v. 27.
Other Titles: Selections.
Responsibility: Arthur Schopenhauer ; edited by Wolfgang Schirmacher.

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As composer Richard Wagner noted, with Schopenhauer one may finally give voice to the secretly held belief that the world is bad. This blunt honesty was Schopenhauer's trademark. Perhaps no philosopher equaled him in relatinf metaphysical speculation to the seemingly random events of everyday life. This volume includes On Thinking for Oneself, On the Affirmation of the Will-to-Live, On Suicide, The World as Will: Second Aspect, On the Fundamental View of Idealism, On the Metaphysics of Music, The Foundation of Ethics, and other essential writings.

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