A Companion to Schopenhauer

A Companion to Schopenhauer

Editor(s): Bart Vandenabeele

Published Online: 30 NOV 2011 10:27AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781405171038

Online ISBN: 9781444347579

DOI: 10.1002/9781444347579

About this Book

A Companion to Schopenhauer provides a comprehensive guide to all the important facets of Schopenhauer's philosophy. The volume contains 26 newly commissioned essays by prominent Schopenhauer scholars working in the field today.

  • A thoroughly comprehensive guide to the life, work, and thought of Arthur Schopenhauer
  • Demonstrates the range of Schopenhauer's work and illuminates the debates it has generated
  • 26 newly commissioned essays by some of the most prominent Schopenhauer scholars working today reflect the very latest trends in Schopenhauer scholarship
  • Covers the full range of historical and philosophical perspectives on Schopenhauer's work
  • Discusses his seminal contributions to our understanding of knowledge, perception, morality, science, logic and mathematics, Platonic Ideas, the unconscious, aesthetic experience, art, colours, sexuality, will, compassion, pessimism, tragedy, pleasure, and happiness

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Nature, Knowledge and Perception

  2. Part II: World, Will and Life

  3. Part III: Art, Beauty and the Sublime

  4. Part IV: Compassion, Resignation and Sainthood

  5. Part V: Schopenhauer's Context and Legacy

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