Philosophical Writings: Arthur Schopenhauer by Wolfgang SchirmacherPhilosophical Writings: Arthur Schopenhauer by Wolfgang Schirmacher

Philosophical Writings: Arthur Schopenhauer

EditorWolfgang Schirmacher

Paperback | July 1, 1994

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As composer Richard Wagner noted, with Schopenhauer one may finally give voice to the secretly held belief that the world is bad. This blunt honesty was Schopenhauer's trademark. Perhaps no philosopher equaled him in relatinf metaphysical speculation to the seemingly random events of everyday life. This volume includes " On Thinking for Oneself," "On the Affirmation of the Will-to-Live," "On Suicide," "The World as Will: Second Aspect," "On the Fundamental View of Idealism," "On the Metaphysics of Music," "The Foundation of Ethics," and other essential writings.
Title:Philosophical Writings: Arthur SchopenhauerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:324 pages, 8.19 × 5.39 × 0.73 inPublished:July 1, 1994Publisher:Bloomsbury

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ISBN - 10:0826407293

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Wolfgang Schirmacher
Translated by Virginia Cutrufelli
Works on Schopenhauer
1. On Thinking for Oneself
2. On the Affirmation of the Will-to-Live
3. Additional Remarks on the Doctrine of the Vanity of Existence
4. Additional Remarks on the Doctrine of the Suffering of the World
5. On Suicide
6. On the Fundamental View of Idealism
Part 2
7. On the Will in Nature
8. On Genius
9. On the Inner Nature of Art
10. On History
11. On the Metaphysics of Music
12. The World as Will: Second Aspect
Part 3
13. The Foundation of Ethics
14. Aphorisms on the Wisdom of Life
15. On Death and Its Relation to the Indestructibility of Our Inner Nature
16. Manuscript Remains
All Translated by E.F. J. Payne

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This volume includes Schopenhauer's most well-known and trenchant writings.