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Arthur Schopenhauer: Stunningly and famously pessimistic

Although outside the realm of academic philosophy, Arthur Schopenhauer (1788–1860) was nevertheless one of the most important philosophers of the 19th century, best known for his eastern influence and his philosophical pessimism. Schopenhauer’s philosophy is stunningly and famously pessimistic. His work is certainly not the right sort of thing to...
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Bible verse - Song of Solomon Cant.7:11-13; quote by Arthur Schopenhauer

Come, my beloved, let us go forth into the field; let us lodge in the villages. Let us get up early to the vineyards; let us see if the vine flourish, whether the tender grape appear, and the pomegranates bud forth: there will I give thee my loves. The mandrakes give a smell, and at our gates are all manner of pleasant fruits, new and old, which I have laid up for thee, O my beloved.
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Why You Need To Know About Arthur Schopenhauer and His Unique Philosophical Ideas

Sometimes dark and twisted ideas turn into blistering reality. The philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer posing in a picture c. 1850Image sourced from The School of Life. Arthur Schopenhauer was a German 19th-century philosopher. He was the first serious Western Philosopher to become infatuated by Budddhism - and his thoughts are best described as a Western interpretation to the enlightenment found in Buddhist thought.