The Wisdom of Life

The Wisdom of Life

And, Counsels and Maxims

Book - 1995
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Nineteenth-century German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860) championed individual strength of will and independent, reasoned deliberation above the irrational impulses that animated most of society. In The Wisdom of Life and Counsels and Maxims , two essays from his last work, Parerga und Paralipomena (1851), he discusses how to order our lives to obtain the greatest amount of pleasure and success; then he offers guidelines for living life to its fullest. But for Schopenhauer a life well lived should always reach beyond itself to a higher plane.
Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 1995.
ISBN: 9781573920339
1573920339
Branch Call Number: 170.44 Sch an 33164001434435 NF 1600 NF cpy 1 AURORA
170.44 Sch
Characteristics: 120 p. --

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