Schopenhauer (Hardcover) - Wicks, Robert

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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.

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Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
Mfg Part# 9781405134798
SKU 204877486
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1405134798
Release Date 4/1/2008
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9.25H x 5.25L x 1T
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Editors Note 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.
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0199
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell

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