Introduction to Schopenhauer

source: Academy of Ideas     2013年11月23日
In this 2 part series we introduction the ideas of the German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer, who posited the universe to be the manifestation of an underlying 'blind' force he called 'will', and human existence to be filled with misery and something that would have been better off it had never been.
Recommended Readings:
The Philosophy of Schopenhauer - Bryan Magee -http://amzn.to/1WR5FHv (affiliate link)
The World as Will and Representation - http://amzn.to/1WR65xJ (affiliate link)
Schopenhauer: Robert Wicks - http://amzn.to/1TKwk5t (affiliate link)
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Introduction to Schopenhauer - The World as Will 16:07 In this video we investigate the German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer's claim that "the world is will".
Introduction to Schopenhauer: Schopenhauer's Ethics 15:40

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