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Suicide and Freedom from Suffering in Schopenhauer's "Die Welt als Wille und Vorstellung"

Christopher Roland Trogan
2013 Open Journal of Philosophy  
Schopenhauer's stance on suicide focuses on the possibility of achieving freedom from suffering through the denial of the individual will-to-life.  ...  On the other hand, given Schopenhauer's philosophical framework, it negates that possibility and precludes consideration of any others.  ...  The first three might best describe the phenomenal self, while the last seems closest to the true self.4 Janoway writes: "The question whether Schopenhauer's higher view of death would be consoling is  ... 
doi:10.4236/ojpp.2013.31002 fatcat:m4jldh7u45g6veiz4qqzbqgx7q

Michael Tanner: Schopenhauer London: Phoenix, 1998, 54 pp

Douglas James McDermid
2013 Tópicos, Revista de Filosofía  
Schopenhauer took this view.  ...  of the body; his analyses of madness, sexual love and death; the importance he attaches to art-most of which had received precious little attention from philosophers prior to the publication of The World  ... 
doi:10.21555/top.v19i1.353 fatcat:3xcp7abnu5f4zhc5bvgtiujsci

Page 55 of Journal of European Studies Vol. 26, Issue 101 [page]

1996 Journal of European Studies  
In his appraisal of the chances of individual self-fulfilment, Herzen could not be accused of optimism in Schopenhauer’s sense.  ...  As he tells the pessimist in From the Other Shore, ‘I prize every fleeting pleasure, every minute of joy, for there are fewer and fewer of them...I should not say that my present point of view is a particularly  ... 

Page 96 of Current Opinion Vol. 44, Issue 1 [page]

1908 Current Opinion  
Schopenhauer’s biography and has established the fact that toward the end of his life his views were tinged with optimistic colors.  ...  On his seventieth annversary he took pleasure in the consoling idea of the Hindu Upanischad and of Flourens that the span of man’s life might reach a century.  ... 

Page 287 of The Unitarian Review Vol. 12, Issue 3 [page]

1879 The Unitarian Review  
Count Giacomo Leopardi from his childhood up was sickly, and walked all through his life under the perpetual shadow of death.  ...  They aim at consoling their misery by the tender sentiments which they may awake in their readers. Their misery is the mark of their excep- tional nature.  ... 

An Introductory Analysis About the Conception of Death in Schopenhauer

Flávio Luiz de Castro Freitas, Julyana Cabral Araújo, Otávio Oliveira Silva, Luciano da Silva Façanha
2021 International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science  
This article aims to explain, in a propaedeutic way, the fundamentals about the conception of death in Schopenhauer.  ...  Hence, this research adopts the following methodological plan: initially it exposes the concept of will and representation regarding the phenomenon of death which throughout philosophical tradition proves  ...  Such views console us concerning death, and the animal is neither in need of nor capable of them.  ... 
doi:10.22161/ijaers.812.47 fatcat:m6ngxbk53zarboounpnbfoudbq

The Limits of Misogyny: Schopenhauer, "On Women"

Thomas Grimwood
2009 Kritike: An Online Journal of Philosophy  
the woman, whilst in death woman's consolation is passive.  ...  Hübscher concludes that a more detailed account of Schopenhauer's life is necessary for an understanding of his views on woman, a view echoed in much of the contemporary scholarship.  ... 
doi:10.3860/krit.v2i2.854 fatcat:r4spkak3prgolfovn3zvdci3sy

The Limits of Misogyny: Schopenhauer, "On Women"

Thomas Grimwood
2008 Kritike: An Online Journal of Philosophy  
the woman, whilst in death woman's consolation is passive.  ...  Hübscher concludes that a more detailed account of Schopenhauer's life is necessary for an understanding of his views on woman, a view echoed in much of the contemporary scholarship.  ... 
doi:10.25138/2.2.a.9 fatcat:fesbr3hzu5fr7cykk5zxscor7a

THE PHILOSOPHY OF PESSIMISM

ELLEN M. MITCHELL
1886 Journal of Speculative Philosophy  
the creation of moral personality through the exercise of will, the point of view changes, and the theories of pessimism are radically false.  ...  Schopenhauer finds it, like the Buddhist, in the ab solute negation of desire, the cessation of will. Death does not solve the problem.  ... 
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Schopenhauer's Contact with Theology

William Mackintire Salter
1911 Harvard Theological Review  
It is idle to read Nietzsche without a preliminary acquaintance (and a pretty thorough one) with Schopenhauer. 2 I have elaborated Schopenhauer's view of this subject in an article, "Schopenhauer's Type  ...  SI may be allowed to refer to my article, "Schopenhauer's Contact with Pragmatism," in the Philosophical Review, March, 1910.  ...  ' Schopenhauer's general view of the world is that of the relative idealist, but absolute realist.  ... 
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Spinoza, Schopenhauer and the Standpoint of Affirmation

Bela Egyed
2007 PhaenEx: Journal of Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture  
The main focus is on Schopenhauer's attacks on the affirmation of the will-to-live.  ...  In conclusion, it is claimed that Schopenhauer's synthesis of Plato's, Kant's and Hindu philosophy into a "single thought" is neither as original nor as convincing as he took it to be.  ...  In this, his view resembles Schopenhauer's.  ... 
doi:10.22329/p.v2i1.52 fatcat:fr6y4nlwbbaovcyaevnzzqyd2q

Literary and Philosophical Heritage of Symbolism (on Problem of Searching for Truth)

Evgeny Korobeinikov, Denis Khabibulin, Evgeny Tsapov, Olesya Golubeva, S. Cindori, O. Larouk, E.Yu. Malushko, L.N. Rebrina, N.L. Shamne
2018 SHS Web of Conferences  
This paper examines the cultural heritage of the end of the 19 th -the beginning of the 20 th century, which period is known for the crisis that struck all the spheres of life of the timesocial and economic  ...  The aim of this research is to identify the particularities of the subject-object relationship and how it forms in a literary work while enabling the author to build an adequate symbolist picture of the  ...  The "eternal nature" is subject to the expressions of will in the form of physical forces, which conforms to Schopenhauer's views.  ... 
doi:10.1051/shsconf/20185001086 fatcat:bhjhvgprgzfyzdvzeuohvk2wua

Schopenhauer's Contact With Theology

William Mackintire Salter
1911 Harvard Theological Review  
Compare the lines of Theognis (83-86) to the effect that you could not find one shipload of really trustworthy and incorruptible men upon the face of the world.  ...  CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS 9 Werke, vol. iii, p. 662. 10 Werke, vol. ii, pp. 393, 398; by this is meant seeking the harm and suffering of others, without expecting to gain thereby, that is, disinterestedly  ...  I 1 have elaborated Schopenhauer's view of this subject in an article, " Schopenhauer's Type of Idealism," published in the Monist, January, 1911. 8 1 may be allowed to refer to my article, "Schopenhauer's  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0017816000007215 fatcat:inakt5kdvbfdjj5ihqje2x7m24

The Kena Upanishad and Schopenhauer: Revelation of Brahman in Will and Better Consciousness

Sabindra Raj Bhandari
2022 Sri Lanka Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities  
In spite of the differences in time, space and context, it is very interesting to see the great coalescence of Schopenhauer's Will with the ideation of Brahman in the Kena Upanishad.  ...  In this way, Schopenhauer's philosophical concepts of Will, ideas and better consciousness find their perfect explanation in the Kena Upanishad.  ...  vi) The Upanishad will provide solace in his life and will be ultimate consolation in his death. It shows his great affinity with the philosophy of Upanishad.  ... 
doi:10.4038/sljssh.v2i1.57 fatcat:jynqqoxsuzax3kiws53qch4tfm

Schopenhauer and Wittgenstein: Assessing the Buddhist influences on their conceptions of ethics

Milan Vukomanovic
2004 Filozofija i Društvo  
In the second part, he deals with various channels of possible Buddhist influence on Schopenhauer's ethical thought.  ...  questions of the moral, esthetical, religious or metaphysical character.  ...  From the historical point of view it would be worthwhile to notice Schopenhauer's satisfaction with an obvious fact that "in the last forty years (i.e. since the first edition of the WWI -M. V.)  ... 
doi:10.2298/fid0424163v fatcat:2strxvdsofbrfgariv77oposc4
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