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The riddle of the world : a reconsideration of Schopenhauer's philosophy

Author: Barbara Hannan; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.
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This text is an introduction to the philosophy of Arthur Schopenhauer, written in a lively, personal style. Hannan emphasizes the peculiar inconsistencies and tensions in Schopenhauer's thought.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hannan, Barbara.
Riddle of the world.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2008041061
(OCoLC)237885190
Named Person: Arthur Schopenhauer; Arthur Schopenhauer; Arthur Schopenhauer
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Hannan; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 9780199702572 0199702578
OCLC Number: 407021534
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 160 pages)
Contents: A sketch of Schopenhauer's central ideas --
Three major themes of Schopenhauer's philosophy : transcendental idealism, panpsychism, and determinism --
Schopenhauer's anti-Kantian account of morality --
Schopenhauer's aesthetics : the meaning of art and music --
Pessimism, depression, and salvation.
Responsibility: Barbara Hannan.
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This text is an introduction to the philosophy of Arthur Schopenhauer, written in a lively, personal style. Hannan emphasizes the peculiar inconsistencies and tensions in Schopenhauer's thought.

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Wonderfully clear and illuminating. E. J. Lowe, Durham University

 
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