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Author Schopenhauer, Arthur, 1788-1860, author
Title Parerga und Paralipomena. Selections. English. 2012
Essays of Schopenhauer [ebook] / Arthur Schopenhauer ; translated by Sara Hay Dircks
Published [Garfield Heights, Ohio] : Duke Classics, [2012]
Copyright ©1880
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Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references
Contents On authorship and style -- On noise -- On reading and books -- The emptiness of existence -- On women -- Thinking of oneself -- Short dialogue on the indestructibility of our true being by death -- Religion -- Psychological observations -- Metaphysics of love -- Physiognomy -- On suicide
Summary "These essays are a valuable criticism of life by a man who had a wide experience of life, a man of the world, who possessed an almost inspired faculty of observation. Schopenhauer, of all men, unmistakably observed life at first hand. There is no academic echo in his utterances; he is not one of a school; his voice has no formal intonation; it is deep, full-chested, and rings out its words with all the poignancy of individual emphasis, without bluster, but with unfailing conviction. He was for his time, and for his country, an adept at literary form; but he used it only as a means."
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Subject Schopenhauer, Arthur, 1788-1860
Philosophy, German
Schopenhauer, Arthur, 1788-1860.
Philosophy, German.
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Alt Author Dircks, Sara Hay Goddard, translator
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ISBN 9781620123638

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