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Author Magee, Bryan.

Title The philosophy of Schopenhauer / by Bryan Magee.

Published Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.


Location Call No. Status
Edition Rev. ed.
Physical description 1 online resource (x, 465 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Schopenhauer's Life as Background to his Work -- The Ends of Explanation -- The Great Tradition -- More Arguments for Transcendental Idealism -- Objects and Subjects -- Bodies and Wills -- The World as Will -- The Flower of Existence -- Metaphysics of the Person -- Some Criticisms and Problems -- Schopenhauer as Essayist and Aphorist -- Schopenhauer and the Idealists -- Schopehauer and Later Thinkers -- Schopenhauer's Influence on Wittenstein -- A Note on Schopenhauer and Buddhism -- Schopenhauer's Addendum on Homosexuality -- Schopenhauer and Wagner -- A Conjecture about Dylan Thomas -- Misunderstanding Schopenhauer -- Schopenhauer's Reputation.
Summary Magee includes a brief biography of Schopenhauer, a systematic exposition of his thought, and a critical discussion of the problems to which it gives rise and of its influence on a wide range of thinkers and artists.
Subject Schopenhauer, Arthur, 1788-1860.
Abbreviated title The philosophy of Schopenhauer
ISBN 0198237235 (alk. paper)
9780198237235 (alk. paper)
0198237227 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780198237228 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780191706233 (ebook)
019170623X (ebook)

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