On Schopenhauer

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Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, Jan 1, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 85 pages
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This brief text assists students in understanding Schopenhauer's philosophy and thinking so they can more fully engage in useful, intelligent class dialogue and improve their understanding of course content. Part of the Wadsworth Notes Series, (which will eventually consist of approximately 100 titles, each focusing on a single "thinker" from ancient times to the present), ON SCHOPENHAUER is written by a philosopher deeply versed in the philosophy of this key thinker. Like other books in the series, this concise book offers sufficient insight into the thinking of a notable philosopher, better enabling students to engage in reading and to discuss the material in class and on paper.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Schopenhauers Life
8
Historical Setting
14
Copyright

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About the author (2001)

S. Jack Odell (Ph.D., University of Illinois) is an Associate Professor of Philosophy. Professor Odell works in the theory of meaning, Wittgenstein, metaphilosophy, and Twentieth-Century philosophy.

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