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Arthur Schopenhauer was a German philosopher. He is best known for his 1818 work The World as Will and Representation 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 metaphysical and ethical system that has been described as an exemplary manifestation of philosophical pessimism, rejecting the contemporaneous post-Kantian philosophies of German idealism. Schopenhauer was among the first thinkers in Western philosophy to share and affirm significant tenets of Eastern philosophy (e.g., asceticism, the world-as-appearance), having initially arrived at similar conclusions as the result of his own philosophical work. ...more
Birth: February 22, 1788 - Death: September 21, 1860

Best quotes by Arthur Schopenhauer
Best quotes by Arthur Schopenhauer
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Best quotes by Arthur Schopenhauer
Best quotes by Arthur Schopenhauer
- Arthur Schopenhauer
Best quotes by Arthur Schopenhauer
Best quotes by Arthur Schopenhauer
Best quotes by Arthur Schopenhauer
Best quotes by Arthur Schopenhauer
Best quotes by Arthur Schopenhauer
Best quotes by Arthur Schopenhauer
Best quotes by Arthur Schopenhauer
Best quotes by Arthur Schopenhauer
- Arthur Schopenhauer
Best quotes by Arthur Schopenhauer
Best quotes by Arthur Schopenhauer
- Arthur Schopenhauer