The Wisdom of Life

The Wisdom of Life

Paperback, 96 pages

Published March 8th 2004 by Dover Publications


A leading German metaphysician of the 19th century, Arthur Schopenhauer (1788–1860) exerted an influence far beyond the hermetic world of philosophy, with adherents ranging from Richard Wagner and Friedrich Nietzsche to Leo Tolstoy and Thomas Mann. Among Schopenhauer's chief contributions to the fie......more


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Arthur Schopenhauer was born in the city of Danzig (then part of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth; present day Gdańsk, Poland) and was a German philosopher best known for his work

. Schopenhauer attempted to make his career as an academic by correcting and expanding Immanuel Kant's phi......more

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