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Schopenhauer's The world as will and representation : a reader's guide

Author: Robert Wicks
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2011.
Series: Reader's Guides.
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Schopenhauer's The World as Will and Representation is widely considered to be one of the most important and influential texts in nineteenth-century German philosophy. The text provides an avenue through which to introduce and explore a rich assortment of philosophical themes and questions, and represents Schopenhauer's widely discussed attempt to find personal meaning amidst a violent, frustrating and seemingly  Read more...
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Wicks, Robert, 1954-
Schopenhauer's The world as will and representation.
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2011
(DLC) 2010032087
(OCoLC)648934518
Named Person: Arthur Schopenhauer
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Wicks
ISBN: 9780826431813 082643181X 1283088967 9781283088961
OCLC Number: 721337622
Description: 1 online resource (184 pages).
Contents: Acknowledgments; 1. Context; 2. Overview of Themes; 3. Reading the Text; 4. Reception and Influence; Notes; Notes for Further Reading; Index.
Series Title: Reader's Guides.
Responsibility: Robert Wicks.

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