Schopenhauer works focused in Isfahan meeting ‎

Publish Date : Tuesday 25 December 2018 - 13:29
IBNA- The books of leading German philosopher translated into Persian will be considered ‎at the meeting in Isfahan Book City Center today. ‎
According to IBNA correspondent, the meeting will be attended by the Iranian translator of Schopenhauer’s books into Persian Ali Abdollahi and discussion will be held on the books ‘On the Suffering of the World’ and ‘On Women’ by the prominent German philosopher.

was a German philosopher. He is best known for his 1818 work The World as Will and Representation (expanded in 1844), wherein he characterizes the phenomenal world as the product of a blind and insatiable metaphysical will. Proceeding from the transcendental idealism of Immanuel Kant, Schopenhauer developed an atheistic metaphysical and ethical system that has been described as an exemplary manifestation of philosophical pessimism.

Schopenhauer was among the first thinkers in Western philosophy to share and affirm significant tenets of Eastern philosophy (e.g., asceticism, the world-as-appearance), having initially arrived at similar conclusions as the result of his own philosophical work.

Among those who were influenced by his ideas are: Friedrich Nietzsche, Richard Wagner, Leo Tolstoy, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Gustav Mahler, Joseph Campbell, Albert EinsteinCarl Jung, Thomas Mann, Émile Zola, George Bernard ShawJorge Luis Borges and Samuel Beckett.
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