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Author Wicks, Robert, 1954-
Title Schopenhauer's The world as will and representation : a reader's guide / Robert Wicks.
Imprint London ; New York : Continuum, 2011.

Author Wicks, Robert, 1954-
Series Reader's Guides.
Reader's Guides.
Subject Schopenhauer, Arthur, 1788-1860. Welt als Wille und Vorstellung.
Description 1 online resource (184 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Acknowledgments; 1. Context; 2. Overview of Themes; 3. Reading the Text; 4. Reception and Influence; Notes; Notes for Further Reading; Index.
Summary Schopenhauer's The World as Will and Representation is widely considered to be one of the most important and influential texts in nineteenth-century German philosophy. The text provides an avenue through which to introduce and explore a rich assortment of philosophical themes and questions, and represents Schopenhauer's widely discussed attempt to find personal meaning amidst a violent, frustrating and seemingly godless world. Since it was published in 1818, the text has influenced generations of musicians, artists, writers and historians, as well as philosophers. This Reader's Guide pre.
ISBN 9780826431813 (electronic bk.)
082643181X (electronic bk.)
9781441160331 (Electronic book (EPUB format)
1441160337 (Electronic book (EPUB format)
OCLC # 721337622
Additional Format Print version: Wicks, Robert, 1954- Schopenhauer's The world as will and representation. London ; New York : Continuum, 2011 9781441137852 (DLC) 2010032087 (OCoLC)648934518.

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