Arthur Schopenhauer

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Arthur Schopenhauer


Born
in Free City of Danzig (today Gdańsk), Poland
February 22, 1788

Died
September 21, 1860

Genre

Influences


Arthur Schopenhauer was a German philosopher best known for his work The World as Will and Representation. Schopenhauer attempted to make his career as an academic by correcting and expanding Immanuel Kant's philosophy concerning the way in which we experience the world.


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The World as Will and Repre...

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Essays and Aphorisms

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The World as Will and Repre...

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The Art of Always Being Right

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The Wisdom of Life

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On the Suffering of the World

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Studies in Pessimism: The E...

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“Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see.”
Arthur Schopenhauer

“Compassion is the basis of morality.”
Arthur Schopenhauer

“All truth passes through three stages: First, it is ridiculed; Second, it is violently opposed; Third, it is accepted as self-evident.”
Arthur Schopenhauer