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Schopenhauer in 90 Minutes : Philosophers in 90 Minutes Series - Paul Strathern

Schopenhauer in 90 Minutes

Philosophers in 90 Minutes Series

Paperback

Published: 8th November 1999
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In Schopenhauer in 90 Minutes, Paul Strathern offers a concise, expert account of SchopenhauerAIs life and ideas, and explains their influence on manAIs struggle to understand his existence in the world. The book also includes selections from SchopenhauerAIs writings; a brief list of suggested reading for those who wish to push further; and chronologies that place Schopenhauer within his own age and in the broader scheme of philosophy.

Well-written, clear and informed, they have a breezy wit about them...I find them hard to stop reading. -- Richard Bernstein The New York Times Witty, illuminating, and blessedly concise. -- Jim Holt The Wall Street Journal Each of these little books is witty and dramatic and creates a sense of time, place, and character...I cannot think of a better way to introduce oneself and one's friends to Western civilization. -- Katherine A. Powers The Boston Globe A godsend in this era of the short attention span. -- Daryl Royster Alexander The New York Times

ISBN: 9781566632645
ISBN-10: 1566632641
Series: Philosophers in 90 Minutes Series
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 91
Published: 8th November 1999
Publisher: Ivan R Dee, Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.2 x 12.9  x 0.7
Weight (kg): 0.12