Schopenhauer: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

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Author: Christopher Janaway
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages: 154
Language: english
Year: 2002
ISBN 10: 0192802593
ISBN 13: 9780192802590
Series: A Very Short Introduction
Edition: Unknown
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Synopsis

Arthur Schopenhauer remains somewhat notorious for his fervent pessimism concerning human existence. Not only does he claim that the universe and our embedded lives contain no purpose or special status, he also argues that determinism and unavoidable suffering inherently imbue...