A Companion to Schopenhauer
provides a comprehensive guide to all the important facets of Schopenhauer’s philosophy. The volume contains 26 newly commissioned essays by prominent Schopenhauer scholars working in the field today.
- A thoroughly comprehensive guide to the life, work, and thought of Arthur Schopenhauer
- Demonstrates the range of Schopenhauer’s work and illuminates the debates it has generated
- 26 newly commissioned essays by some of the most prominent Schopenhauer scholars working today reflect the very latest trends in Schopenhauer scholarship
- Covers the full range of historical and philosophical perspectives on Schopenhauer’s work
- Discusses his seminal contributions to our understanding of knowledge, perception, morality, science, logic and mathematics, Platonic Ideas, the unconscious, aesthetic experience, art, colours, sexuality, will, compassion, pessimism, tragedy, pleasure, and happiness
Wiley; November 2011
- ISBN: 9781444347548
- Edition: 1
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- Title: A Companion to Schopenhauer
Series: Blackwell Companions to Philosophy
- Author: Bart Vandenabeele (ed.)
About The Author
Bart Vandenabeele is Professor of Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art at Ghent University, Belgium. He has written extensively on 18th- and 19th-century philosophy, the history of aesthetics, the philosophy of art, and the philosophy of language and communication. Vandenabeele is associate editor of Empedocles: European Journal for the Philosophy of Communication and a member of the international advisory board of the Schopenhauer-Gesellschaft.