Arthur Schopenhauer The Vanity of Existence

ISBN 13: 9780615770758

The Vanity of Existence

9780615770758: The Vanity of Existence

"I shall be told, I suppose, that my philosophy is comfortless - because I speak the truth, and people prefer to be assured that everything the Lord has made is good. Go to the priests, then, and leave philosophers in peace!"

A collection of essays by the great 19th-century German philosopher, including On Style, On Human Nature, On Genius, and On the Suffering of the World.

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Arthur Schopenhauer was born in Danzig in 1788. He received his doctorate in philosophy from the University of Jena, and in 1818 he published The World as Will and Representation. It was not until the publication of Parerga and Paralipomena in 1851, however, that his ideas received widespread attention and he gained international fame. He died in Frankfurt in 1860.

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