Essays and Aphorisms

Essays and Aphorisms


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  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140442274
  • 240 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

This selection of thoughts on religion, ethics, politics, women, suicide, books, and much more is taken from Schopenhauer’s last work, Parerga and Paralipo-mena, published in 1851.

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Table of Contents

Essays and Aphorisms – Arthur Schopenhauer Selected and Translated with an Introduction by R. J. Hollingdale

Introduction
Essays
On the Suffering of the World
On the Vanity of Existence
On the Antithesis of Thing in Itself and Appearance
On Affirmation and Denial of the Will to Live
On the Indestructibility of our Essential Being by Death
On Suicide
On Women
On Thinking for Yourself
On Religion: A Dialogue
Aphorisms
On Philosophy and the Intellect
On Ethics
On Law and Politics
On Aesthetics
On Psychology
On Religion
On Books and Writing
On Various Subjects
List of Correspondences

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