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Schopenhauer

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Noun

1. arthur schopenhauer, schopenhauer

German pessimist philosopher (1788-1860)

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Schopenhauer

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noun
Arthur (ˈartʊr). 1788–1860, German pessimist philosopher. In his chief work, The World as Will and Idea (1819), he expounded the view that will is the creative primary factor and idea the secondary receptive factor

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Schopenhauer

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Arthur1788-1860; Ger. pessimist philosopher

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Schopenhauer

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German philosopher who believed that the will is the reality to which all knowledge and reason are subject, that following its dictates leads to illusion and suffering, and that the goal of the good life is its extinction.

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