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Preview — The Basis of Morality by Arthur Schopenhauer
The Basis of Morality
Starting with his polemic against Kant's ...more
We don't hear much about Schopenhauer anymore (probably never did, now that I think about it) no doubt because he has been so overshadowed by his intellectual descendants, most notably Nietzsche and Marx, but I've been a big fan for years and have read The World as Will and Representation several times.
What struck me about this little gem, besides it's 19th century quirkiness, is the affinity that the current investigation of justice called, loosely, "capability theory", promoted mainly by Marth...more