Essays and Aphorisms by Arthur Schopenhauer.
Schopenhauer’s pessimism was thoroughgoing, and arrived fully developed in his 1818 masterpiece, The World as Will and Representation, published when he was thirty.The Schopenhauer we tend to know, if we know him at all, is a scowling old man with an incongruously comic ring of white hair surrounding his bald head like a fluffy winged halo. But until his death at age 72, he stuck to the.
SCHOPENHAUER, ARTHUR (1788-1860), German philosopher, was born in Danzig on the 22nd of February 1788. His parents belonged to the mercantile aristocracy—the bankers and traders of Danzig. His father, Heinrich Floris Schopenhauer, the youngest of a family to which the mother had brought the germs of mental malady, was a man of strong will and originality, and so proud of the independence of.
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Arthur Schopenhauer (1788 - 1860) was a German philosopher, and an important figure in the German Idealism and Romanticism movements in the early 19th Century. Often considered a gloomy and thoroughgoing pessimist, Schopenhauer was actually concerned with advocating ways (via artistic, moral and ascetic forms of awareness) to overcome a frustration-filled and fundamentally painful human.
Arthur Schopenhauer (2015). “The Essays of Arthur Schopenhauer - Studies in Pessimism (illustrated)”, p.20, Full Moon Publications 18 Copy quote. Consider the Koran. this wretched book was sufficient to start a world-religion, to satisfy the metaphysical need of countless millions for twelve hundred years, to become the basis of their morality and of a remarkable contempt for death, and.
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