The World as Will and Representation: v. 2

The World as Will and Representation: v. 2

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Arthur Schopenhauer's Die Welt als Wille und Vorstellung is one of the most important philosophical works of the 19th century, the basic statement of one important stream of post-Kantian thought. It is without question Schopenhauer's greatest work, and, conceived and published before the philosopher was 30 and expanded 25 years later, it is the summation of a lifetime of thought. For 70 years, the only unabridged English translation of this work was the Haldane-Kemp collaboration. In 1958, a new translation by E. F. J. Payne appeared which decisively supplanted the older one. Payne's translation is superior because it corrects nearly 1,000 errors and omissions in the Haldane-Kemp translation, and it is based on the definitive 1937 German edition of Schopenhauer's work prepared by Dr. Arthur Hubscher. Payne's edition is the first to translate into English the text's many quotatioins in half a dozen languages, and Mr. Payne has provided a comprehensive index of 2,500 items. It is thus the most useful edition for the student or more

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  • Paperback | 694 pages
  • 134.62 x 208.28 x 35.56mm | 748.42g
  • Dover Publications Inc.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0486217620
  • 9780486217628
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Table of contents

Volume II SUPPLEMENTS TO THE FIRST BOOK First Half The Doctrine of the Representation of Perception Through 1-7 of Volume I I. On the Fundamental View of Idealism II. On the Doctrine of Knowledge of Perception or Knowledge of the Understanding III. On the Senses IV. On Knowledge a Priori Second Half The Doctrine of the Abstract Representation or of Thinking V. On the Intellect Devoid of Reason VI. On the Doctrine of Abstract Knowledge of Perception to Abstract Knowledge VII. On the Relation of Knowledge of Perception to Abstract Knowledge VIII. On the Theory of the Ludicrous IX. On Logic in General X. On the Science of Syllogisms XI. On Rhetoric XII. On the Doctrine of Science XIII. On the Methods of Mathematics XIV. On the Association of Ideas XV. On the Essential Imperfections of the Intellect XVI. On the Practical Use of Our Reason and on Stoicism XVII. On Man's Need for Metaphysics SUPPLEMENTS TO THE SECOND BOOK XVIII. On the possibility of Knowing the Thing-in-Itself XIX. On the Primacy of the Will in Self-Consciousness XX. Objectification of the Will in the Animal Organism XXI. Retrospect and More General Consideration XXII. Objective View of the Intellect XXIII. On the Objectification of the Will in Nature without Knowledge XXIV. On Matter XXV. Transcedent Considerations on the Will as Thing-in-Itself XXVI. On Teleology XXVII. On Instinct and Mechanical Tendency XXVIII. Characterization of the Will-to-Live SUPPLEMENTS TO THE THIRD BOOK XXIX. On Knowledge of the Ideas XXX. On the Pure Subject of Knowing XXXI. On Genius XXXII. On Madness XXXIII. Isolated Remarks on Natural Beauty XXXIV. On the Inner Nature of Art XXXV. On the Aesthetics of Architecture XXXVI. Isolated Remarks on the Aesthetics of the Plastic and Pictorial Art XXXVII. On the Aesthetics of Poetry XXXVIII. On History XXXIX. On the Metaphysics of Music SUPPLEMENTS TO THE FOURTH BOOK XL. Preface XLI. On Death and Its Relation to the Indestructibility of Our Inner Nature XLII. Life of the Species XLIII. The Hereditary Nature of Qualities XLIV. The Metaphysics of Sexual Love     Appendix to the Preceding Chapter XLV. On the Affirmation of the Will-to-Live XLVI. On the Vanity and Suffering of Life XLVII. On Ethics XLVIII. On the Doctrine of the Denial of the Will-to-Live XLIX. The Road to Salvation L. Epiphilosophy   Indexshow more