Essays And Aphorisms

Paperback | May 30, 1973

byArthur SchopenhauerIntroduction byR. J. HollingdaleTranslated byR. J. Hollingdale

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This selection of thoughts on religion, ethics, politics, women, suicide, books, and much more is taken from Schopenhauer's last work, Parerga and Paralipo-mena, published in 1851.

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This selection of thoughts on religion, ethics, politics, women, suicide, books, and much more is taken from Schopenhauer's last work, Parerga and Paralipo-mena, published in 1851.For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin...

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This selection of thoughts on religion, ethics, politics, women, suicide, books, and much more is taken from Schopenhauer’s last work, Parerga and Paralipo-mena, published in 1851.

Arthur Schopenauer was born in Danzig in 1788, where his family, of Dutch origin, owned one of the most respected trading houses. In 1793 the business moved to Hamburg, and in 1805 Arthur, who was expected to inherit it, was apprenticed as a clerk to another Hamburg house. He hated the work, so in 1807, two years after his father’s sui...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 7.74 × 5.07 × 0.59 inPublished:May 30, 1973Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0140442278

ISBN - 13:9780140442274

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Essays and Aphorisms - Arthur Schopenhauer Selected and Translated with an Introduction by R. J. Hollingdale

Introduction
Essays
On the Suffering of the World
On the Vanity of Existence
On the Antithesis of Thing in Itself and Appearance
On Affirmation and Denial of the Will to Live
On the Indestructibility of our Essential Being by Death
On Suicide
On Women
On Thinking for Yourself
On Religion: A Dialogue
Aphorisms
On Philosophy and the Intellect
On Ethics
On Law and Politics
On Aesthetics
On Psychology
On Religion
On Books and Writing
On Various Subjects
List of Correspondences