Historical Dictionary of Schopenhauer's Philosophy (Historical Dictionaries of Religions, Philosophies, and Movements Series)

4.05 avg rating
( 22 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780810853249: Historical Dictionary of Schopenhauer's Philosophy (Historical Dictionaries of Religions, Philosophies, and Movements Series)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Historical Dictionary of Schopenhauer's Philosophy presents a narrative that weaves the significant events of Arthur Schopenhauer's life within the greater fabric of his existence. The chronology lists these events, the introductory essay provides an overview of his philosophical thought and his belief that philosophy was the purpose of his life, and the more than 200 dictionary entries review the key ideas, concepts, doctrines, and philosophical figures related to his thought. A comprehensive bibliography provides a list of the most frequently cited German collections of Schopenhauer's work, noteworthy German primary source materials, English translations of Schopenhauer's books, and English-language collections of essays drawn from Schopenhauer's Oeuvre. This engaging work opens the door to a better understanding of Schopenhauer's philosophy for readers of all levels.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

David E. Cartwright teaches philosophy, including Schopenhauer, at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, where he is Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies. He has published numerous articles on German philosophy and ethics, and he edited and wrote introductions to E. F. J. Payne's translations of Schopenhauer's On Vision and Colors and On the Will in Nature. He also wrote the introduction to Payne's translation of Schopenhauer's On the Basis of Morality, and with Joachim T. Baer, he translated Arthur Hübscher's monumental study, Denker gegen den Strom. Schopenhauer: Gestern-Heute-Morgan. He is the director of the North American Division of the Schopenhauer Society, a division of the Internationale Schopenhauer-Gesellschaft, on whose Wissenschaftliche Leitung he has served since 1993. At the present time, he is working on an intellectual biography of Schopenhauer for Cambridge University Press.

Review:

In a thorough summary of Schopenhauer's life and thought, Cartwright (philosophy, Univ. of Wisconsin - Whitewater) describes widely discussed aspects of Schopenhauer's philosophy (will, representation, sufficient reason) and analyzes topics and themes (Eastern religions, respect for animals, human sexuality) central to his views but often glossed over. The picture of Schopenhauer that emerges is more nuanced and complex than the arrogant, misogynistic pessimist who appears in many histories of Western philosophies. Cartwright's knowledge of his subject, especially Schopenhauer's major works, is impressive....Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduates and higher. (CHOICE)

...the book is a delight....It is coherent historiographically and, for anyone keen to ensure that no stone is unturned, this is well worth the money. (Reference Reviews)

...presents a collection of key issue, concepts, and philosophical figures related to the work of Schopenhauer. Cartwright introduces readers to Schopenhauer's life and thought, and then provides over 200 entries (with headings in English, German, and when appropriate Latin) on a wide variety of topics, such as Schopenhauer's thought on spiritualism, egoism, duty, space, time, and love; his contempt for Hegel and his enjoyment of the works of the Irish satirist Sterne; and his fondness for his poodles, which led him to feature one as an example of a superior intelligence in Of the Fourfold Root of the Principle of Sufficient Reason. Entries are cross-referenced, and Cartwright includes an extensive and annotated bibliography. (Reference and Research Book News)

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Cartwright, David E.
ISBN 10: 0810853248 ISBN 13: 9780810853249
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2004. HRD. Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IB-9780810853249

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 67.29
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Cartwright, David E.
Published by Rowman and Littlefield Publishers
ISBN 10: 0810853248 ISBN 13: 9780810853249
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Rowman and Littlefield Publishers. Condition: New. Brand New. Seller Inventory # 0810853248

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 74.64
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.60
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Cartwright, David E.
Published by Scarecrow Press (2004)
ISBN 10: 0810853248 ISBN 13: 9780810853249
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Scarecrow Press, 2004. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110810853248

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 77.15
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

David Edgar Cartwright
Published by Scarecrow Press, United States (2004)
ISBN 10: 0810853248 ISBN 13: 9780810853249
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Scarecrow Press, United States, 2004. Hardback. Condition: New. New.. Language: English . Brand New Book. Historical Dictionary of Schopenhauer s Philosophy presents a narrative that weaves the significant events of Arthur Schopenhauer s life within the greater fabric of his existence. The chronology lists these events, the introductory essay provides an overview of his philosophical thought and his belief that philosophy was the purpose of his life, and the more than 200 dictionary entries review the key ideas, concepts, doctrines, and philosophical figures related to his thought. A comprehensive bibliography provides a list of the most frequently cited German collections of Schopenhauer s work, noteworthy German primary source materials, English translations of Schopenhauer s books, and English-language collections of essays drawn from Schopenhauer s Oeuvre. This engaging work opens the door to a better understanding of Schopenhauer s philosophy for readers of all levels. Seller Inventory # AAC9780810853249

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 80.69
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

David Edgar Cartwright
Published by Scarecrow Press, United States (2004)
ISBN 10: 0810853248 ISBN 13: 9780810853249
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Scarecrow Press, United States, 2004. Hardback. Condition: New. New.. Language: English . Brand New Book. Historical Dictionary of Schopenhauer s Philosophy presents a narrative that weaves the significant events of Arthur Schopenhauer s life within the greater fabric of his existence. The chronology lists these events, the introductory essay provides an overview of his philosophical thought and his belief that philosophy was the purpose of his life, and the more than 200 dictionary entries review the key ideas, concepts, doctrines, and philosophical figures related to his thought. A comprehensive bibliography provides a list of the most frequently cited German collections of Schopenhauer s work, noteworthy German primary source materials, English translations of Schopenhauer s books, and English-language collections of essays drawn from Schopenhauer s Oeuvre. This engaging work opens the door to a better understanding of Schopenhauer s philosophy for readers of all levels. Seller Inventory # AAC9780810853249

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 83.40
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

David Edgar Cartwright
Published by Scarecrow Press (2004)
ISBN 10: 0810853248 ISBN 13: 9780810853249
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Scarecrow Press, 2004. HRD. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IB-9780810853249

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 72.85
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 12.54
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Cartwright, David E.
Published by Scarecrow Press
ISBN 10: 0810853248 ISBN 13: 9780810853249
New Hardcover Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Mediaoutlet12345
(Springfield, VA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Scarecrow Press. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0810853248 *BRAND NEW* Ships Same Day or Next!. Seller Inventory # SWATI2132698450

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 91.01
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

David E. Cartwright
ISBN 10: 0810853248 ISBN 13: 9780810853249
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Grand Eagle Retail
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hardcover. Condition: New. Hardcover. Historical Dictionary of Schopenhauers Philosophy presents a narrative that weaves the significant events of Arthur Schopenhauers life within the greater fabric of his life. It enables rea.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 312 pages. 0.490. Seller Inventory # 9780810853249

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 95.30
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

David E. Cartwright
Published by Scarecrow Press 2004-10-15, Lanham, Md. |Oxford (2004)
ISBN 10: 0810853248 ISBN 13: 9780810853249
New Hardcover Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Scarecrow Press 2004-10-15, Lanham, Md. |Oxford, 2004. hardback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 9780810853249

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 88.61
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 8.38
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

David E. Cartwright
Published by Scarecrow Press
ISBN 10: 0810853248 ISBN 13: 9780810853249
New Hardcover Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
BuySomeBooks
(Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Scarecrow Press. Hardcover. Condition: New. 312 pages. Dimensions: 8.5in. x 5.7in. x 0.9in.Historical Dictionary of Schopenhauers Philosophy presents a narrative that weaves the significant events of Arthur Schopenhauers life within the greater fabric of his existence. The chronology lists these events, the introductory essay provides an overview of his philosophical thought and his belief that philosophy was the purpose of his life, and the more than 200 dictionary entries review the key ideas, concepts, doctrines, and philosophical figures related to his thought. A comprehensive bibliography provides a list of the most frequently cited German collections of Schopenhauers work, noteworthy German primary source materials, English translations of Schopenhauers books, and English-language collections of essays drawn from Schopenhauers Oeuvre. This engaging work opens the door to a better understanding of Schopenhauers philosophy for readers of all levels. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Hardcover. Seller Inventory # 9780810853249

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 102.39
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book