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Author Singh, R. Raj, 1948-

Title Schopenhauer : a guide for the perplexed / R. Raj Singh
Published London ; New York : Continuum, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 161 pages)
Series Continuum guides for the perplexed
Guides for the perplexed.
Contents A contemplative life -- The world as representation -- The world as will -- Suffering and pointlessness -- Aesthetics and the art -- Enigma of love -- A welcome to Eastern thought -- Ethics and eternal justice -- Death, philosophy, and after-life-- Denial and asceticism
Summary Arthur Schopenhauer is a widely read, admired and intriguing philosopher whose ideas have had a profound impact on some of the greatest minds of the last two centuries. He is known for his powerful but simple prose-style and a philosophy that tackles everyday life. Yet even the most sympathetic and intelligent reader of his works is likely to be perplexed by seeming inconsistencies and unconventional tone of a number of his major claims. Schopenhauer: A Guide for the Perplexed is a clear and thorough account of Schopenhauer's philosophy, his major works and ideas, providing an ideal guide to t
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-154) and index
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Subject Schopenhauer, Arthur, 1788-1860.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009044989
ISBN 1441128255 (electronic bk.)
9781441128256 (electronic bk.)