David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Dover Publications (1890)
A leading metaphysician of the 19th century, Schopenhauer dispensed with traditional philosophic jargon in favor of a brisk, compelling style. In The Wisdom of Life, an essay from his final work, Parerga und Paralipomena (1851), the philosopher favors individual strength of will and independent, reasoned deliberation over the tendency to act on irrational impulses. He examines the ways in which life can be arranged to derive the highest degree of pleasure and success, presents guidelines to achieving this full and rich manner of living, and advises that even a life well lived must always aspire to grander heights. This excellent translation by T. Bailey Saunders abounds in subjects of enduring relevance.
|Keywords||Conduct of life Maxims|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$1.84 new (74% off) $1.99 direct from Amazon (72% off) Amazon page|
|Call number||B3118.E5.S34 2004|
|ISBN(s)||1117200132 0486435504 9780486435503|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library||
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Michael A. Soupios (2006/2009). The ten Golden Rules: Ancient Wisdom From the Greek Philosophers on Living the Good Life. Hampton Roads Pub. Co., Inc..
Craig Nakken (2011). Finding Your Moral Compass: Transformative Principles to Guide You in Recovery and Life. Hazelden.
Arthur Schopenhauer (1942). Complete Essays of Schopenhauer. New York, Willey Book Company.
Arthur Schopenhauer (1890/1972). The Wisdom of Life, Being the First Part of Arthur Schopenhauer's Aphorismen Zur Lebensweisheit. Freeport, N.Y.,Books for Libraries Press.
Arthur Schopenhauer (1970). Counsels and Maxims,. St. Clair Shores, Mich.,Scholarly Press.
Jacob Neusner & Noam M. M. Neusner (eds.) (1996). The Book of Jewish Wisdom: The Talmud of the Well-Considered Life. Continuum.
Avi Shulman (2000). Vitamins for the Spirit: Inspiration, Wisdom, and the Tools to Use Them. Distributed by Mesorah Publications.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads42 ( #33,942 of 1,089,079 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #69,982 of 1,089,079 )
How can I increase my downloads?