Bryan Magee. Abstract. There are unusual reasons why Schopenhauer’s philosophy is important. Retaining from Kant the distinction between the noumenal and. This is a revised and enlarged version of Bryan Magee’s widely praised study of Schopenhauer, the most comprehensive book on this great. I’m reading Bryan Magee’s Confessions of a Philosopher. He’s been talking up Schopenhauer throughout the book. I finally got to the part.
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Of course I was reading it because it’s a brilliant insight into Schopenhauer’s overall philosophy his not I own quite a few books on philosophy, but this is the one that completely blew my brain apart. In his youth Richard Wagner was a left-wing radical and, at the age of 35, had played an active part in the Dresden uprising of Return to Book Page.
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Looking for beautiful books? In conclusion, I found this a pleasant and easy-going reminder of Schopenhauer’s fundamental ‘rightness’ as one of his admirers, the great Wittgenstein himself, claims regarding the nature of the world, of the fundamental unsayability of ultimate reality, of artistic creation and genius, and of the nature of true moral feeling.
Subscribe to my Fallible Ideas Email Newsletter. T rated it really liked it Jul 14, To have complete access to the thousands of philosophy articles on this site, please. This book is available as part of Oxford Scholarship Online – view abstracts and keywords at book and chapter level.
And to the genius of Wagner this book is splendid tribute.
May 31, Cameron rated it it was amazing. We’re just telling you that you’re not going to see Leonard Cohen next time he’s in New York because he’s like dead. One final issue is universality.
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Chapter 17 Schopenhauer and Wagner. This is a free speech zone!
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Schopenhauer embarks from this to make his original contribution to philosophy, i. Richard White – – International Philosophical Quarterly 50 1: See mages question about The Philosophy of Schopenhauer….
The author is undoubtedly very well-versed with his material, and his exposition is both lucid and insightful, especially when he counters many of the misunderstandings that have attached to Schopenhauer’s name and philosophy. I found every single example unimpressive. Jason Bowden rated it it was amazing Feb 03, As is well known, Nietzsche began as a hero worshipper of Wagner. The Body of Sublime Knowledge: Trivia About The Philosophy of End Matter Appendix Index.
Plays the advocate a little too much, but still a very good presentation, including on Schopenhauer’s scbopenhauer on later thinkers and artists.
I own quite a few books on philosophy, but this is the one that completely blew my brain apart. Choose your country or region Close. More accurately, however, this can be considered a treatise on what the author quite fairly dubs the Kantian-Schopenhauerian paradigm, and he therefore begins his book with a treatment of Kant’s Copernican revolution in philosophy, only then proceeding to adumbrate Schopenhauer’s extension and completion of this work.
Chapter 16 Schopenhauer’s Addendum on Homosexuality. Chapter 12 Schopenhauer and the Idealists. Six years later, Magee tried again, and that time he loved Schopenhauer. That is not plausible. There’s just nothing special about it. Don’t have an account?
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