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On the fourfold root of the principle of sufficient reason and other writings : on vision and colours on will in nature

Author: Arthur Schopenhauer; David E Cartwright; Edward E Erdmann; Christopher Janaway
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Series: Cambridge edition of the works of Schopenhauer, v. 4
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On the Fourfold Root, translated here in a readable and scholarly edition, is an essential preliminary to Schopenhauer's great book The World as Will and Representation. In the companion works  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Schopenhauer; David E Cartwright; Edward E Erdmann; Christopher Janaway
ISBN: 9780521872713 0521872715
OCLC Number: 814448259
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: lxvi, 487 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: General editor's preface; Editorial notes and references; Introduction; Notes on text and translation; Chronology; Bibliography; Part I. On the Fourfold Root of the Principle of Sufficient Reason: 1. Introduction; 2. Survey of what is most important in previous teachings about the principle of sufficient reason; 3. Inadequacy of previous accounts and sketch of a new one; 4. On the first class of objects for the subject and the form of the principle of sufficient reason governing in it; 5. On the second class of objects for the subject and the form of the principle of sufficient reason governing in it; 6. On the third class of objects for the subject and the form of the principle of sufficient reason governing in it; 7. On the fourth class of objects for the subject and the form of the principle of sufficient reason governing in it; 8. General remarks and results; Variants in different editions; Collation of the two editions; Part II. On Vision and Colours: 9. On vision; 10. On colours; Variants in different editions; Part III. On Will in Nature: 11. Introduction; 12. Physiology and pathology; 13. Comparative anatomy; 14. Plant physiology; 15. Physical astronomy; 16. Linguistics; 17. Animal magnetism and magic; 18. Sinology; Reference to ethics; Conclusion; Variants in different editions; Glossary of names; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge edition of the works of Schopenhauer, v. 4
Responsibility: Arthur Schopenhauer ; edited and translated by David E. Carwritght ; edited by Edward E. Erdmann, Christoper Janaway.

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