The Quintessential Mind

Schopenhauer Made Me a Pessimist. But Then He Helped Me Enjoy Life

Adrian Iliopoulos

PREVIEW

“The world is my idea:”—this is a truth which holds good for everything that lives and knows, though man alone can bring it into reflective and abstract consciousness.”

This is how Arthur Schopenhauer introduces us to his most celebrated work, “The World as Will and Representation.”...

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PREVIEW

“The world is my idea:”—this is a truth which holds good for everything that lives and knows, though man alone can bring it into reflective and abstract consciousness.”

This is how Arthur Schopenhauer introduces us to his most celebrated work, “The World as Will and Representation.”...