Life of Arthur Schopenhauer. by Wallace, William

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  • Schopenhauer, Arthur, -- 1788-1860.

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The art Schopenhauer loved best is the opposite of sentimental: Greek tragedies, the aphorisms of La Rochefoucauld and the political theory of Machiavelli and Hobbes. Such works speak frankly about egoism, suffering, selfishness and the horrors of married life – and extend a tragic, dignified, melancholy sympathy to the human race.

I bought this book because many 'one-line' sayings of Schopenhauer, that I have read on the Internet on 'quote' sites, strike a chord in me. The book is an essay, and takes several readings to really appreciate. I find that he has a slightly more positive outlook on life than I read in Nieztsche.

There is a lot of wisdom in this 'Wisdom of Life'/5(75). About the Author Arthur Schopenhauer (–) was a German philosopher known for his atheistic pessimism and philosophical clarity. At he published his doctoral dissertation, On the Fourfold Root of the Principle of Sufficient Reason, which examined the fundamental question of whether reason alone can unlock answers about the world/5(36).

Arthur Schopenhauer was a German philosopher, born in He came from a wealthy family of international merchants and he was bound for a life as a merchant, going into the family business, until tragedy struck. Available in PDF, epub, and Kindle ebook.

This book has 92 pages in the PDF version. This translation was originally published in Description. A profound advocate for willpower and rational deliberation, Arthur Schopenhauer believed that complete happiness and satisfaction are unobtainable.

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InSchopenhauer published his most famous philosophical book titled ‘The World as Will and Representation’ and according to many, it ushered in a new era in philosophy following the era of Kant. This item: The Wisdom of Life by Arthur Schopenhauer Paperback $ Ships from and sold by FREE Shipping on orders over $ Details.

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Schopenhauer greatly influenced other intellectuals, including Richard Wagner, Friedrich Nietzsche, Leo Tolstoy and Thomas Mann. The Wisdom of Life represents part of Schopenhauer's work originally titled Aphorismen zur Lebensweisheit and translated by T.

Saunders. The other part of the original has been translated under the name Counsels and Maxims. However both parts deal with a single treatise, with the being no such division in the original/5.

In this essay, translated by THOMAS BAILEY SAUNDERS () and first published in English in the s, Schopenhauer explores concepts of what internal driving forces and external interpersonal dynamics contribute to the individual's happiness, from our own personalities to /5(69).

Arthur Schopenhauer traveled in childhood throughout Europe and lived for a time in Goethe's Weimar, where his mother had established a salon that attracted many of Europe's leading intellectuals.

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He is best known for his work The World as Will and Representation, wherein he characterizes the phenomenal world as the product of a blind and insatiable metaphysical will. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Facts of life by Arthur Schopenhauer at Barnes & Noble.

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Haldane, M.A. And J. Kemp, M.A. Vol. Containing Four Books. “Ob nicht Natur zuletzt sich doch ergünde?”—GOETHE Seventh Edition. Written by Arthur Schopenhauer, The Wisdom of Life is an essay from Schopenhauer's last work, Parerga and Paralipomena.

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Longmans, Green, - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book» What people are. Arthur Schopenhauer was born on 22 Februaryin Danzig (Gdańsk), to Johanna Schopenhauer and Heinrich Floris Schopenhauer.

Both his parents were descendants of. I bought this book because many 'one-line' sayings of Schopenhauer, that I have read on the Internet on 'quote' sites, strike a chord in me. The book is an essay, and takes several readings to really appreciate. I find that he has a slightly more positive outlook on life than I read in Nieztsche.

There is a lot of wisdom in this 'Wisdom of Life'.Reviews:   But special standing is reserved for Arthur Schopenhauer (–), a man of exceptional insight and courage.

At once a brilliant metaphysician and a visionary social critic, Schopenhauer combined both aspects of his persona in his two main works, The World as Will and Representation () [2] and Parerga and Paralipomena () [3]. Publisher description: Arthur Schopenhauer (–) is something of a maverick figure in the history of philosophy.

He produced a unique theory of the world and human existence based upon his notion of will. This collection analyses the related but distinct components of will from the point of view of epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of mind, aesthetics, ethics, and the philosophy of.

Arthur Schopenhauer ( - ) was a German philosopher. His most important work is The World as Will and Representation, in which he characterizes phenomena of the world as coming from of a blind and insatiable inner drive of ours.

Pages: This vintage book contains the first volume of Arthur Schopenhauer’s treatise, "The World As Will And Idea". One of the most influential philosophical works of the nineteenth century, it is Schopenhauer’s greatest endeavour, and constitutes the summation of a lifetime of contemplation.

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ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER, the famous nineteenth-century Ger­man pessimist who expanded on the ideas of Plato and Immanuel Kant, wrote accessibly, leading his ideas to resonate with both philosophers and artists alike.

The son of Heinrich Floris Schopenhauer and Johanna Hen­riette Troisiener, Arthur was born in Danzig on Februjust one month after English Romantic Pages: Early life and education. Schopenhauer was the son of a wealthy merchant, Heinrich Floris Schopenhauer, and his wife, Johanna, who later became famous for her novels, essays, and travelogues.

Inwhen Danzig came under Prussian sovereignty, they moved to the free city of Hamburg. Arthur enjoyed a gentlemanly private education. In one broad fell swoop, he asserted life to be dull and meaningless and also presented a solution to this recurring misery.

To him, to escape the mundaneness and drudgery of life, one could either become an ascetic to escape it or rely on music to embrace it. This book sheds light on the life and works of Arthur Schopenhauer.

In The Wisdom of Life, taken from his last work, Parerga und Paralipomena (), he discusses how to order our lives to obtain the greatest amount of pleasure and success; then he offers guidelines for living life to its fullest. But for Schopenhauer a life well lived should always reach beyond itself to a higher plane.

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