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approach to the sacred in the thought of Schopenhauer

Robert A. Gonzales

approach to the sacred in the thought of Schopenhauer

by Robert A. Gonzales

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Published by Mellen Research University Press in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Schopenhauer, Arthur, 1788-1860 -- Religion.,
  • Holy, The -- History of doctrines -- 19th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [338]-353) and index.

    StatementRobert A. Gonzales.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB3149.R42 G66 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 372 p. ;
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1703059M
    ISBN 100773498184
    LC Control Number92004106

    Schopenhauer’s work in a uniform format suitable for Schopenhauer scholars, together with philosophical introductions and full editorial apparatus. First published in , The World as Will and Representation contains Schopenhauer’s entire philosophy, ranging through episte-mology, metaphysics, philosophy of mind and action, aesthetics andFile Size: KB.   Schopenhauer is another example of stingy and pessimistic behaviours in some white fathers. White paternalism, if there is any, doesn't get much circulation with Schopenhauer or modern German philosophies. All good things will return in the end and Schopenhauer's porcupines will come back to him. "O papa", they say.

    Pessimistic thinker, Arthur Schopenhauer has shattered the illusions performed on human and had a considerable influence on the history of philosophy (Nietzsche), on the art (Wagner) or literature (Maupassant). Arthur Schopenhauer, a German philosopher, is essentially the author of the following works: – The fourfold root of the principle of sufficient reason (). Schopenhauer was part of the school known as German idealism, following Kant and Hegel. One of his main themes was that the world was idea, that is, it is a mental phenomenon that everyone shares. Schopenhauer thought we could know the nature of reality, the will, because we are part of it. He was greatly influenced by Indian religion and.

    for some little time, Wieland declared warmly that he thought that he had chosen rightly. "I understand your nature," he said; "keep to philosophy." And, later, he told Johanna Schopenhauer that he thought her son would be a great man some day. Towards the close of the summer of Schopenhauer removed to Berlin and entered the University. Arthur Schopenhauer (22 February – 21 September ) was a German is best known for his work The World as Will and Representation (expanded in ), wherein he characterizes the phenomenal world as the product of a blind and insatiable metaphysical will. Proceeding from the transcendental idealism of Immanuel Kant, Schopenhauer developed an atheistic .


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Approach to the sacred in the thought of Schopenhauer. San Francisco: Mellen Research University Press, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Arthur Schopenhauer; Arthur Schopenhauer: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Gonzales. : An Approach to the Sacred in the Thought of Schopenhauer (Distinguished Dissertations) (): Robert A.

Gonzales: BooksCited by: 1. A companion to Schopenhauer showcases contemporary scholarship and provides a comprenhensive guide to all the important facets of Schopenhauer's philosophy. The volume contains 26 newly commissioned essys by prominent Schopenhauer scholars working in the field today.A thoroughly comprehensive guide to the life, work and thought of Arthur.

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Despite this, I felt it appropriate to read his book on Schopenhauer, simply because of Schopenhauer's great influence on Wagner. This was a bridge too far.

It underscored my lack of interest in learning any more about philosophy and what Magee had to say about Schopenhauer's influence on Wagner had been well covered in The Tristan by: While Schopenhauer's pessimism stands as the ultimate truth of his philosophy, his aesthetics more often has been the source of inspiration and admiration among his readers.

Sophia Vasalou provides a new approach to reading Schopenhauer's philosophy that allows his aesthetics to take center stage. Arthur Schopenhauer has books on Goodreads with ratings. Arthur Schopenhauer’s most popular book is The World as Will and Representation, Vol.

Books shelved as schopenhauer: The World as Will and Representation, Vol. 1 by Arthur Schopenhauer, Essays and Aphorisms by Arthur Schopenhauer, The Wisd. Schopenhauer is the first philosopher that I have actually read into and looked at his writing rather than relying on a secondary source.

Having said that, I highly recommend "Schopenhauer's essays and aphorisms". It is a really good book with a great introduction and it is a lot easier to understand compared to his other convoluted works. Arguments of Schopenhauer's type, which elucidate the basic human condition and draw conclusions based on it, are hard to come by these days.

There have been few attempts at countering his observations about pain, boredom, and other constitutive aspects of life from a factual perspective.

Schopenhauer is widely recognized as the Western philosopher who has shown the greatest openness to Indian thought and whose own ideas approach most closely to it.

This book examines his encounter with important schools of Hindu and Buddhist philosophy and subjects the. Arthur Schopenhauer ( - ) was a German philosopher, and an important figure in the German Idealism and Romanticism movements in the early 19th Century.

Often considered a gloomy and thoroughgoing pessimist, Schopenhauer was actually concerned with advocating ways (via artistic, moral and ascetic forms of awareness) to overcome a frustration-filled and fundamentally painful human.

An Approach to the Sacred in the Thought of Schopenhauer (Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, ). Hamlyn, D. W., Schopenhauer (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, ).

Hannan, Barbara, The Riddle of the World: A Reconsideration of Schopenhauer's Philosophy (Oxford University Press, ).Author: Arthur Schopenhauer, Adrian Del Caro. A few clips of Professor Christopher Janaway discussing the thought of Arthur Schopenhauer.

This comes from an episode of the Essay on Wagner's Philosophers. I thought it provided a good overview. a sacred/secular distinction can be used to indicate a profound differ-ence in how peoples approach the world, as it does in Mircea Eliade’s The Sacred and the Profane,3secular need not connote “contraryor opposed to the sacred.” In the wide or generic sense, it may merely indicate 2 • Chris L.

Firestone & Nathan A. Jacobs. Arthur Schopenhauer. He looks grim and, for many, his philosophy is depressing. He called it Pessimism. Yet Schopenhauer offers some of the most original thought in the Western tradition.

For one, he is among the few Western philosophers to draw significantly from the Eastern traditions. of Indian thought in the ensuing Fourth Book (a few pages into which Schopenhauer begins referring to Buddhism and Brahmanism), but its relevance to music is not straightforwardly obvious.

Arthur Schopenhauer was born in Danzig (now Gdansk)‚ a son of a rich merchant‚ Heinrich Floris Schopenhauer‚ who was married to Johanna Troisner‚ some 20 years younger than her husband. Heinrich Floris admired the English way of life‚ he read Rousseau and Voltaire‚ and had a subscription to the London Times.

He saw religion as "the metaphysics of the people"¹, or as put in The World as Will and Representation, Vol. II, religions are: > for the great majority of people who are not capable of thinking but only of believing, and are susceptible not to ar.

An authoritative essay entitled, ”A Question of Influence: Schopenhauer and Early Indian Thought,” very clearly elucidates this, and says that, while the Upaniṣads (and Bhagavadgītā) helped Schopenhauer fortify his system, he did not formulate his Will according to any Indian texts or philosophy, as this in fact came to him through.

The book argues that Schopenhauer was struggling half-consciously to break altogether with Kant and transcendental idealism and that the anti-Kantian features of Schopenhauer's thought possess the.Philosophy of Schopenhauer Book Description: Arthur Schopenhauer () crafted one of the most unified philosophical systems by synthesizing Plato, Kant, and Asian religious traditions such as Buddhism and Hinduism into an encyclopedic worldview that combines the empirical science of his day with Eastern mysticism in a radically idealist.Arthur Schopenhauer's The World as Will and Representation Lecture I Schopenhauer and Buddhism The Buddha's four noble truths and Schopenhauer.

In which a favorable comparison will be drawn between the four noble truths of Buddhism and some of the key themes in Schopenhauer's philosophy.