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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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The Philosophy of Schopenhauer
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Description This is a revised and enlarged version of Bryan Magee’s widely praised study of Schopenhauer, the most comprehensive book on this great philosopher. It contains a brief biography of Schopenhauer, a systematic exposition of his thought, and a critical discussion of the problems to which it gives rise and of its influence on a wide range of thinkers and artists. For this new edition Bryan Magee has added three new chapters and made many minor schopemhauer and corrections throughout.
The book reads well.
It deserves to be well read Magee moves with confidence and ability among the connecting structures of philosophy, the schhopenhauer of ideas, the arts, and human psychology. Mayee, Schopenhauer’s influence on a number of other eminent people is discussed much more at length than is usual in monographs on his philosophy.
As for the author’s criticism of Schopenhauer, it seems to me sound. Magee supplies the detail of the debt with impressive and original fullness.
The Philosophy of Schopenhauer – Paperback – Bryan Magee – Oxford University Press
Bryan Magee may leave himself open to critical nigglings of various degrees of significance by his enthusiastic resolution to stand up for Schopenhauer and not just to expound him from a safe distance. The compensation is that his own excitement is communicated to the reader. Its great merit is that it takes Schopenhauer seriously and relates his work to contemporary concerns.
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Back cover copy This is a revised and enlarged version of Bryan Magee’s widely praised study of Schopenhauer, the most comprehensive book on this great philosopher. It contains a brief biography of Schopenhauer, a systematic exposition of his thought, and a critical discussion of the problems to which it gives rise and its influence on a wide range of thinkers and artists.
Review quote Magee’s study should however not merely be reviewed but also read; for it is thorough, lucid and wide-ranging About Bryan Magee Brian Magee is a noted schppenhauer, writer, critic, and broadcaster. He has held visiting fellowships at Yale and Oxford Universities, among others. Book ratings by Goodreads.
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