Arthur Schopenhauer Arta de a fi fericit Schopenhauer believed that the world was a cold, absurd place, and that it was only by the force of an individual’s . Arta de a fi fericit · Arthur Schopenhauer. lei. În stoc. Descriere. One of the greatest philosophers of the nineteenth century, Schopenhauer (). Posts · Tagged · #currentlyreading Arta de a fi fericit – Arthur Schopenhauer ( p.) #. #currentlyreading Gânditori ortodocși moderni – Pr. Andrew Louth ( p.) .

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The Essays of Arthur Schopenhauer: Lists with This Book. I found this concise philosophy piece so dense that I want it in my personal library, for easy and frequent reference in the future. This is arthjr first book I have read from Schopenhauer and I have to say, honestly each paragraph embraces wisdom in every sense of the word.

The Wisdom of Life

To him black people are primitive and unintellectual, women controlled by their emotions and unintellectual, too. You may enjoy reading them if Schopenhauer is so easy to read.

Some of Schopenhauer’s psychological musings don’t hold up to science any more, others are valid and remarkably poignant, almost prescient, like the observation that a multitude of choices paralyzes, and restricted choice supports happiness. The service works on any major device including computers, smartphones, music players, e-readers, and tablets. Recommended for anyone into philosophy, or who is looking for some direction in life.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. If you’re looking for a non-traditional self-help book, honestly I believe the foundations of self-books rests in this book, and in his ideas, in Nietzsche, and in Kant.

In some 50 principles Schopenhauer provides the outlines of his vision on what ‘being happy’ frricit mean and entail for humans although it’s interesting to note he didn’t believe in ‘meaning’ or ‘happiness’ in life, he did believe in ‘avoiding pain’ though, which is what these rules aim at. Probably one of the timeliest books I’ve read in my life.


It helped me understand myself better, made me aware ferict my own potential and gave me self confidence. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Essays and Aphorisms – Arthur Schopenhauer

Of Alexander the Great we have but the name and the record; but Plato and Aristotle, Homer and Horace are alive, and as directly at work to-day as they were in their own lifetime. This looks as if poverty were not really such a very wretched thing as it appears from a distance. Of Alexander the Great we have but the name and the record; but Plato and Aristotle, Homer and Horace are alive, and as directly at work to-day as they were in their own lifetime.

Arthur schopenhauer stanford encyclopedia of philosophy.

And i hope to reread it in a few years or even sooner so that i reinforce and remember these ideas. And if he is lucky, his struggles result in his having a ferict great pile of gold, which he leaves to his heir, either to make it still larger, or to squander it in extravagance.

The Wisdom Of Life

Aphorismen German Edition p. Therefore, without doubt, the happiest destiny on earth is to have the rare gift of a rich individuality, and, more especially to be possessed of a good endowment of intellect; this is the happiest destiny, though it may not be, after all, a very brilliant one. There’s not much wisdom here for me. I have read in 3 different language A life like this, though pursued with a sense of earnestness and an air of importance, is just as silly as many another which has a fool’s cap for its symbol.

I do have some gripes with Schopenhauer’s vision of the world.


His advice boils down to: Original review on another edition here: Aphorismen German Edition p. If it was in my power The highest pleasures, those of the intellect, are to him inaccessible, and he tries in vain to replace them by the fleeting pleasures of sense in which he indulges, lasting but a brief hour and at tremendous cost. Works that only confuse, which I at one point thought of all philosophical treatises, are a lot of the time very abstract and hypothetical.

I have to say that this book changed my life and the way I see it.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Another negative point are in some parts frequent repetitions, e. Want to Read saving…. Still one would have liked him to exercise his philosophical prudence over schpenhauer a daring generalization. Because for they do not have thoughts to trade, they trade cards. The advice of avoiding being drawn into a duel initially seemed irrelevant, but while we no longer sett A really great book with some excellent takeaways I did not reach the last chapter on Fame, as it did not interest me but the schopsnhauer of the book was well worth the read.

Clear argumentation like this is difficult, and thus rare in musings on life, which makes up the problem that they have little argumentative power and need to be examined critically, and often convince us to the degree that we agree on them in the first place. View all 3 comments. Nay more; it is evil which generally srta the upper hand, and folly makes the most noise.