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Beyond the Will: “Better Consciousness” and the “Pure Subject of Knowing”

Stephen Cross

in Schopenhauer's Encounter with Indian Thought: Representation and Will and Their Indian Parallels

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837358
eISBN:
9780824871048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837358.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines what lies beyond Arthur Schopenhauer’s doctrine of the will, given his argument that the will, in spite of being the metaphysical core of existence, does not constitute final ... More


The Development of Schopenhauer's Philosophy

Christopher Janaway

in Self and World in Schopenhauer's Philosophy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250036
eISBN:
9780191597817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250037.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Schopenhauer's philosophy was formed during the years 1810–18. This chapter looks at the influences that shaped it, principally Kant, but also Plato, and the Upanishads. Schopenhauer aimed at a ... More


The Hidden Compass: Schopenhauer and the Limits of Philosophy

Stephen Cross

in Schopenhauer's Encounter with Indian Thought: Representation and Will and Their Indian Parallels

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837358
eISBN:
9780824871048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837358.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines Arthur Schopenhauer’s contention that philosophy should not encroach on the territory of mysticism, the two having different starting points and outcomes. Many of the ... More


Schopenhauer and Indian Thought

Stephen Cross

in Schopenhauer's Encounter with Indian Thought: Representation and Will and Their Indian Parallels

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837358
eISBN:
9780824871048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837358.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This concluding chapter summarizes the numerous affinities between Arthur Schopenhauer’s ideas and Indian thought. It first considers Schopenhauer’s belief that a notable resemblance existed between ... More


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