The Philosophy of Schopenhauer / Edition 2

The Philosophy of Schopenhauer / Edition 2

by Bryan Magee
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198237227

ISBN-13: 9780198237228

Pub. Date: 10/30/1997

Publisher: Oxford University Press

This is a revised and enlarged version of Bryan Magee's widely praised study of Schopenhauer, the most comprehensive book on this great philosopher. It contains a brief biography of Schopenhauer, a systematic exposition of his thought, and a critical discussion of the problems to which it gives rise and of its influence on a wide range of thinkers and artists. For

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This is a revised and enlarged version of Bryan Magee's widely praised study of Schopenhauer, the most comprehensive book on this great philosopher. It contains a brief biography of Schopenhauer, a systematic exposition of his thought, and a critical discussion of the problems to which it gives rise and of its influence on a wide range of thinkers and artists. For this new edition Magee has added three new chapters and made many minor revisions and corrections throughout. This new edition will consolidate the book's standing as the definitive study of Schopenhauer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198237228
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
10/30/1997
Edition description:
ENL
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part I:
Schopenhauer's Life as Background to his Work
The Ends of Explanation
The Great Tradition
More Arguments for Transcendental Idealism
Objects and Subjects
Bodies and Wills
The World as Will
The Flower of Existence
Metaphysics of the Person
Some Criticisms and Problems
Schopenhauer as Essayist and Aphorist
Part II:
Schopenhauer and the Idealists
Schopehauer and Later Thinkers
Schopenhauer's Influence on Wittenstein
A Note on Schopenhauer and Buddhism
Schopenhauer's Addendum on Homosexuality
Schopenhauer and Wagner
A Conjecture about Dylan Thomas
Misunderstanding Schopenhauer
Schopenhauer's Reputation

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