A Companion to Schopenhauer by Bart Vandenabeele

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A Companion to Schopenhauer provides a comprehensive guide to all the important facets of Schopenhauer’s philosophy. The volume contains 26 newly commissioned essays by prominent Schopenhauer scholars working in the field today. A thoroughly comprehensive guide to the life, work, and thought of Arthur Schopenhauer Demonstrates the range of Schopenhauer’s work and illuminates the debates it has generated 26 newly commissioned essays by some of the most prominent Schopenhauer scholars working today reflect the very latest trends in Schopenhauer scholarship Covers the full range of historical and philosophical perspectives on Schopenhauer’s work Discusses his seminal contributions to our understanding of knowledge, perception, morality, science, logic and mathematics, Platonic Ideas, the unconscious, aesthetic experience, art, colours, sexuality, will, compassion, pessimism, tragedy, pleasure, and happiness
 

About Bart Vandenabeele

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Bart Vandenabeele is Professor of Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art at Ghent University, Belgium. His research interests include Kant, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, tragedy, the sublime, aesthetic judgment, and the values of art and literature. He has published chiefly in the areas of philosophical aesthetics, the history of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century philosophy, and the philosophy of language and communication. He is associate editor of Empedocles: European Journal for the Philosophy of Communication.
 
Published November 28, 2011 by Wiley-Blackwell. 431 pages
Genres: Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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