Dover Publications (1903)

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Persuasive and humane, this classic of philosophy offers Schopenhauer's fullest examination of ethical themes, articulating a descriptive form of ethics that contradicts the rationally based prescriptive theories. Starting with his polemic against Kant's ethics of duty, Schopenhauer argues that compassion forms the basis of morality, and he outlines a perspective on ethics in which passion and desire correspond to different moral characters, behaviors, and worldviews. He further defines his metaphysics of morals, employing Kant’s transcendental idealism to illustrate both the interconnectiveness of being and the affinity of his ethics to Eastern thought.
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ISBN(s) 0486446530   1614277753   1406842575   1088543707   1340053128   1167112156   1090675186   149735126X   1341460983   1341461068   1166997553   9780486446530   0530510944   1983685984
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