Arthur Schopenhauer, 1788-1860. Pessimistic German philosopher known for the clarity and bitterness of his writing. He is also remembered for being the first major Western to have detailed knowledge of an Eastern tradition, namely Hinduism's Vedic texts. His primary influence was on Friedrich Nietzsche.
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An essay by Kelley L. Ross on this philosopher, considering his relation to his own and later times.
Life and work of 19th century German philosopher; from the Stanford Encyclopedia by Robert Wicks.
Schopenhauer and Freud
Essay by Christopher Young and Andrew Brook from "International Journal of Psychoanalysis", 1994.
Schopenhauer's The World as Will and Idea
Essay about motives of self-conflict in Schopenhauer's philosophy by Alex Scott.
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