Essays Tagged: "Arthur Schopenhauer"

Ted Hughes, Britain's Poet Laureate

of nature and through it of the whole of Universe" (6:417).I. Varnaite points out the influence of Arthur Schopenhauer's philosophy on Hughes's verse. According to her, "many poems translate a number ...

(6 pages) 97 0 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The similarties between Nietzsche and Frueds Views on the Unconscious

mordialMystery. This work, like his later ones, shows the strong influence of the German philosopherArthur Schopenhauer, as well as Nietzsche's affinity for the music of his close friend RichardWagner ...

(7 pages) 178 2 3.3 Sep/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Notes to Thomas Hardy's 'The Woodlanders'

s has been talking of Spinoza to Grammer Oliver. I think this is a mistake. It sounds far more like Schopenhauer (1788 - 1860). Anyway, I am not aware that Spinoza was much read in England in the mid1 ... erman philosophers - perhaps much as there now is for French ones. One of the central categories of Schopenhauer's thought was the Will - see note above to 59-4. TH certainly read Schopenhauer.7) 93-1 ...

(10 pages) 61 0 3.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Essential Nietzsche

than philology and theology. It is in University of Leipzig that he was introduced to the world of Arthur Schopenhauer who, it is argued, influenced his work in the early years of his writing. Schope ...

(7 pages) 150 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Arthur Schopenhauer

ough these five senses and our perceptions of space, time and causality which are all 'in our head'.Schopenhauer believed we could bridge this gap between the material and real world through philosoph ... ial and real world through philosophy.;Because we can only perceive objects through our five senses Schopenhauer reasons that the perceiving subject and the perceived object cannot be separated, 'They ...

(2 pages) 31 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

The Rise of Existentialism and Phenomenology

rimary is unacceptable. Existentialism was first seen in the late twentieth century in the works of Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860), Soren Kierkegaard, and finally Friedrich Nietzsche. These three men ... man being's will and need to make important choices. Friedrich Nietzsche later read the workings of Arthur Schopenhauer and became increasingly and thoroughly convinced that the world is driven by cos ...

(3 pages) 281 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Friedrich Nietzsche

t his first influential introduction to philosophy we he began reading works by a philosopher named Arthur Schopenhauer. These works inspired Nietzsche's passion for philosophy. Schopenhauer was very ...

(6 pages) 39 0 5.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Shopenhauer's theories and their significance in the film Memento

discuss later in this essay. Meanwhile, I would like to present the deeper foundation of this film- Arthur Schopenhauer."All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is vi ... st, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident." Arthur SchopenhauerSchopenhauer states that in some aspects, the world is will, in other aspects, it ...

(4 pages) 13 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

"Thoughts About Music" from Only the Lover Sings, by Josef Pieper

estion, "What do we perceive when we listen to music?" (40).Pieper answers this question by quoting Schopenhauer, who claimed music, "does not speak of things but tells of weal and woe" (42). This mak ... sic is similar to ethics and related to it. The same tradition continues in remarks by Kierkegaard, Schopenhauer and Nietzsche when they say that music 'invariably is the expression of an immediacy as ...

(2 pages) 11 1 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The hidden engine of creativity

tive and advanced one in the history of humanity. How can that be possible? I strongly believe that Arthur Schopenhauer explained that paradox in a letter to his father: "If life- the carving for whic ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine