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The Essential Schopenhauer: Key Selections from The World As Will and Representation and Other Works [NOOK Book]

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A new, comprehensive English anthology



What is the meaning of life? How should I live? Is there
any purpose to the universe?
Generations have turned
to the great ...

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The Essential Schopenhauer: Key Selections from The World As Will and Representation and Other Works

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Overview


A new, comprehensive English anthology



What is the meaning of life? How should I live? Is there
any purpose to the universe?
Generations have turned
to the great German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer for
answers to such essential questions of existence. His
influence has extended not only to later philosophers—
Nietzsche, Freud, and Wittgenstein among them—but
also to musicians, artists, and important novelists
such as Tolstoy, Thomas Mann, and Proust.



The Essential Schopenhauer, the most comprehensive
English anthology now available of this
seminal thinker's writings, will open English
readers to Schopenhauer's profound ideas.
Selected by Wolfgang Schirmacher, president
of the International Schopenhauer
Association, The Essential Schopenhauer
is an invaluable and accessible
introduction to Schopenhauer's
powerful body of work.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780062036247
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 11/9/2010
  • Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 645,939
  • File size: 2 MB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 12, 2012

    Highly Recommended

    This is a great book that presents Arthur Schopenhauer's contribution to philosophy. Although he was considered to have a pessimistic view on the world, there is truth to his words. As I'm still reading the book I can say I find it insightful and it's relatable to existentialist writings which I appreciate. I recommend this book to anyone who is open minded and loves to learn.

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