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Schopenhauer : a guide for the perplexed

Author: R Raj Singh
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2010.
Series: Continuum guides for the perplexed
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Arthur Schopenhauer is a widely read, admired and intriguing philosopher whose ideas have had a profound impact on some of the greatest minds of the last two centuries. He is known for his powerful but simple prose-style and a philosophy that tackles everyday life. Yet even the most sympathetic and intelligent reader of his works is likely to be perplexed by seeming inconsistencies and unconventional tone of a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Singh, R. Raj, 1948-
Schopenhauer.
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2010
(DLC) 2009044989
(OCoLC)463307514
Named Person: Arthur Schopenhauer; Arthur Schopenhauer
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R Raj Singh
ISBN: 9781441128256 1441128255
OCLC Number: 676697577
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 161 pages).
Contents: A contemplative life --
The world as representation --
The world as will --
Suffering and pointlessness --
Aesthetics and the art --
Enigma of love --
A welcome to Eastern thought --
Ethics and eternal justice --
Death, philosophy, and after-life--
Denial and asceticism.
Series Title: Continuum guides for the perplexed
Responsibility: R. Raj Singh.

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Arthur Schopenhauer is a widely read, admired and intriguing philosopher whose ideas have had a profound impact on some of the greatest minds of the last two centuries. This title presents an account  Read more...

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