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Suffering, Suicide and Immortality Eight Essays from the Parerga

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ISBN-10: 0486447812

ISBN-13: 9780486447810

Edition: 2006

Authors: Arthur Schopenhauer, T. Bailey Saunders

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One of the greatest philosophers of the 19th century, Arthur Schopenhauer is best known for his writings on pessimism. In this 1851 essay collection, he offers concise statements of the unifying principles of his thinking. Schopenhauer, unlike most philosophers, expressed himself in simple, direct terms. These essays offer an accessible approach to his main thesis, as stated in The World as Will and Representation.They include "On the Sufferings of the World," "On the Vanity of Existence," "On Suicide," "Immortality: A Dialogue," "Further Psychological Observations," "On Education," "On Women," and "On Noise," plus "A Few Parables."
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Book details

Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/31/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 112
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.242
Language: English

Arthur Schopenhauer traveled in childhood throughout Europe and lived for a time in Goethe's Weimar, where his mother had established a salon that attracted many of Europe's leading intellectuals. As a young man, Schopenhauer studied at the University of Gottingen and in Berlin, where he attended the lectures of Fichte and Schleiermacher. Schopenhauer's first work was The Fourfold Root of the Principle of Sufficient Reason (1813), followed by a treatise on the physiology of perception, On Vision and Colors (1816). When Schopenhauer wrote his principal work, The World as Will and Idea (1819), he was confident that it was a work of great importance that would soon win him fame, but in this he…    

On the Sufferings of the World
The Vanity of Existence
On Suicide
Immortality: A Dialogue
Further Psychological Observations
On Education
On Women
On Noise
A Few Parables