Arthur Schopenhauer

The Art of Controversy (or: The Art of Being Right)


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The Art of Controversy (or The Art of Being Right) (Die Kunst, Recht zu Behalten) is a short treatise written in 1831 by the German philosop…

Studies in Pessimism


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Arthur Schopenhauer, an early 19th century philosopher, made significant contributions to metaphysics, ethics, and aesthetics. His work also…

Über die Weiber


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In diesem vielzitierten Essay aus dem Jahre 1851 ist Schopenhauers generell herablassende Einstellung zu Frauen zusammengefaßt. Frauen…

The World as Will and Idea Volume 1


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Schopenhauer used the word "will" as a human's most familiar designation for the concept that can also be signified by other words…

The World As Will and Idea, Vol. 1 of 3


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In this work, Schopenhauer explains his fundamental idea that at the root of the reality we see around us is a Will that eternally, insatiab…

The World as Will and Idea, Vol. 2 of 3


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In this work, Schopenhauer explains his fundamental idea that at the root of the reality we see around us is a Will that eternally, insatiab…

El egoísmo


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Es para nosotros una gran fortuna que la prudencia y la urbanidad arrojen su manto encima y nos impidan ver cuán general y recí…

The World as Will and Idea, Vol. 3 of 3


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In this work, Schopenhauer explains his fundamental idea that at the root of the reality we see around us is a Will that eternally, insatiab…

Short Story Collection Vol. 077


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A diverse collection of short stories selected and read in English by Librivox readers. The ever-popular detective stories of Arthur Conan D…

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 008


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A collection of fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain. The essays, speeches, news items and reports included in this collectio…

Essays of Schopenhauer


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Schopenhauer is considered to be one of the most influential philosophers of all times. Many of his ideas and quotes have been quoted largel…

Sammlung kurzer deutscher Prosa 017


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Diese Sammlung umfasst 15 deutschsprachige Prosa-Texte verschiedener Genres.

Sammlung kurzer deutscher Prosa 013


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Diese Sammlung umfasst 10 deutschsprachige Prosa-Texte verschiedener Genres.

The Basis Of Morality


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In 1837, the Danish Royal Society of Sciences offered a prize to any essayist who could satisfactorily answer the question, "Is the fou…

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Diese Sammlung umfasst 15 deutschsprachige Prosa-Texte verschiedener Genres.

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 059


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Sixteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Volume 59 contains an eclectic mix of readings, ra…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 071


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Twenty short nonfiction works chosen by the readers. "Suffrage for women will not usher in a millennium of peace and leisure" was …

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 091


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"Pneumatic tubes, instead of store wagons, will deliver packages and bundles." Store purchases by tube was one of John Watkins Jr'…