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Schopenhauer (1788-1860) is something of a maverick figure in the history of philosophy. He produced a unique theory of the world and human existence based on his notion of will. This collection analyzes the related but distinct components of will from the point of view of epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of mind, aesthetics, ethics, and the philosophy of psychoanalysis. New readers will find this the most convenient and accessible guide to Schopenhauer currently available. Advanced students and specialists will find a conspectus of recent developments in the interpretation of Schopenhauer.

Synopsis:

A collection of specially-commissioned essays analysing Schopenhauer's philosophy.

Synopsis:

A collection of specially-commissioned essays analysing Schopenhauer's philosophy.

Synopsis:

Schopenhauer (1788-1860) produced a unique theory of the world and human existence based upon his notion of will. This collection of specially commissioned essays analyses the related but distinct components of will from the point of view of epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of mind, aesthetics, ethics, and the philosophy of psychoanalysis.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 459-470) and index.

Table of Contents

Introduction Christopher Janaway; 1. Schopenhauer on the self Günter Zöller; 2. Schopenhauer and knowledge David Hamlyn; 3. The fourfold root Frank C. White; 4. Schopenhauer, Kant, and the methods of philosophy Paul Guyer; 5. Will and nature Christopher Janaway; 6. The influences of Eastern thought on Schopenhauer's Doctrine of the Thing in Itself Moira Nicholls; 7. Ideas and imagination: Schopenhauer on the proper foundation of art Cheryl Foster; 8. Schopenhauer's narrower sense of morality David E. Cartwright; 9. Schopenhauer on death Dale Jacquette; 10. Schopenhauer's pessimism Christopher Janaway; 11. Nietzsche, Schopenhauer and Dionysus Martha C. Nussbaum; 12. Schopenhauer, will, and the unconscious Sebastian Gardner; 13. Schopenhauer and Wittgenstein: representation as language and will Hans-Johann Glock.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521629249
Editor:
Janaway, Christopher
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Editor:
Janaway, Christopher
Author:
Janaway, Christopher
Location:
New York
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
History, Criticism, Surveys
Subject:
History - 19th Century
Subject:
Schopenhauer, arthur, 1788-1860
Subject:
Schopenhauer, Arthur
Subject:
History & Surveys - General
Subject:
History & Surveys - 19th Century
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
Modern
Subject:
Philosophy-Surveys
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Philosophy
Publication Date:
19991031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
494
Dimensions:
8.96x6.04x1.29 in. 1.43 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , A collection of specially-commissioned essays analysing Schopenhauer's philosophy.
"Synopsis" by , Schopenhauer (1788-1860) produced a unique theory of the world and human existence based upon his notion of will. This collection of specially commissioned essays analyses the related but distinct components of will from the point of view of epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of mind, aesthetics, ethics, and the philosophy of psychoanalysis.
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