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Schopenhauer by Robert J. Wicks
Book DescriptionThis innovative volume presents an insightful philosophical portrait of the life and work of Arthur Schopenhauer. * Focuses on the concept of the sublime as it clarifies Schopenhauer's aesthetic theory, moral theory and asceticism * Explores the substantial relationships between Schopenhauer's philosophy and Buddhism, Hinduism, and Christianity * Defends Schopenhauer's position that absolute truth can be known and described as a blindly striving, all-permeating, universal "Will" * Examines the influence of Asian philosophy on Schopenhauer * Describes the relationships between Schopenhauer's thought and that of Hegel, Nietzsche, and Wittgenstein.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405134798
(238mm x 166mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Mar-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Robert J. Wicks
Robert Wicks is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Auckland. He is the author of Modern French Philosophy: From Existentialism to Postmodernism (2003), Nietzsche (2002), and Hegel's Theory of Aesthetic Judgment (1994). He is also the author of the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy entry on Schopenhauer.
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