This is a revised and enlarged version of Bryan Magee's widely praised study of Schopenhauer, the most comprehensive book on this great philosopher. It contains a brief biography of Schopenhauer, a systematic exposition of his thought, and a critical discussion of the problems to which it gives rise and of its influence on a wide range of thinkers and artists. For this new edition Bryan Magee has added three new chapters and made many minor revisions and correctionsthroughout. This new edition will consolidate the book's standing as the definitive study of Schopenhauer.
Intro Contents Prefatory Note Note on the Revised Edition PART 1 1 Schopenhauer's Life as Background to his Work 2 The Ends of Explanation 3 The Great Tradition 4 More Arguments for Transcendental Idealism 5 Objects and Subjects 6 Bodies and Wills 7 The World as Will 8 The Flower of Existence 9 Metaphysics of the Person 10 Some Criticisms and Problems 11 Additions and Omissions PART 2 12 Schopenhauer and the Idealists 13 Schopenhauer and Later Thinkers 14 Schopenhauer's Influence on Wittgenstein 15 A Note on Schopenhauer and Buddhism 16 Schopenhauer's Addendum on Homosexuality 17 Schopenhauer and Wagner 18 Schopenhauer's Influence on Creative Writers 19 A Conjecture about Dylan Thomas 20 Schopenhauer's Reputation in its Changing Historical Context 21 Misunderstanding Schopenhauer Appendix Index A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Print version: Magee, Bryan The Philosophy of Schopenhauer