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Schopenhauer by Robert J. Wicks
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This innovative volume presents an insightful philosophical portrait of the life and work of Arthur Schopenhauer.

  • Focuses on the concept of the sublime as it clarifies Schopenhauer’s aesthetic theory, moral theory and asceticism
  • Explores the substantial relationships between Schopenhauer’s philosophy and Buddhism, Hinduism, and Christianity
  • Defends Schopenhauer’s position that absolute truth can be known and described as a blindly striving, all-permeating, universal “Will”
  • Examines the influence of Asian philosophy on Schopenhauer
  • Describes the relationships between Schopenhauer’s thought and that of Hegel, Nietzsche, and Wittgenstein.
Wiley; April 2008
218 pages; ISBN 9780470695906
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Title: Schopenhauer
Author: Robert J. Wicks
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