The Cambridge Companion to Schopenhauer

The Cambridge Companion to Schopenhauer

by Christopher Janaway
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521629241

ISBN-13: 9780521629249

Pub. Date: 08/28/2010

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Schopenhauer (1788-1860) is something of a maverick figure in the history of philosophy. He produced a unique theory of the world and human existence based on his notion of will. This collection analyzes the related but distinct components of will from the point of view of epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of mind, aesthetics, ethics, and the philosophy of…  See more details below

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Schopenhauer (1788-1860) is something of a maverick figure in the history of philosophy. He produced a unique theory of the world and human existence based on his notion of will. This collection analyzes the related but distinct components of will from the point of view of epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of mind, aesthetics, ethics, and the philosophy of psychoanalysis. New readers will find this the most convenient and accessible guide to Schopenhauer currently available. Advanced students and specialists will find a conspectus of recent developments in the interpretation of Schopenhauer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521629249
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2010
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Philosophy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
494
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Christopher Janaway; 1. Schopenhauer on the self Günter Zöller; 2. Schopenhauer and knowledge David Hamlyn; 3. The fourfold root Frank C. White; 4. Schopenhauer, Kant, and the methods of philosophy Paul Guyer; 5. Will and nature Christopher Janaway; 6. The influences of Eastern thought on Schopenhauer's Doctrine of the Thing in Itself Moira Nicholls; 7. Ideas and imagination: Schopenhauer on the proper foundation of art Cheryl Foster; 8. Schopenhauer's narrower sense of morality David E. Cartwright; 9. Schopenhauer on death Dale Jacquette; 10. Schopenhauer's pessimism Christopher Janaway; 11. Nietzsche, Schopenhauer and Dionysus Martha C. Nussbaum; 12. Schopenhauer, will, and the unconscious Sebastian Gardner; 13. Schopenhauer and Wittgenstein: representation as language and will Hans-Johann Glock.

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