Essays And Aphorisms

Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141921757
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This innovative - and pessimistic - view has proved powerfully influential upon philosophy and art, directly affecting the work of Nietzsche, Wittgenstein and Wagner among others.

Essays And Aphorisms

Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
Publisher: Penguin Classics
ISBN: 9780141395913
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Schopenhauer believed that human action is determined not by reason but by 'will' - the blind and irrational desire for physical existence.

Essays In Idleness

Author: Kenko
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141957875
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These two works on life's fleeting pleasures are by Buddhist monks from medieval Japan, but each shows a different world-view.

Aphorisms On Love And Hate

Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141397918
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Here are stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions. Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900).

Maxims And Reflections

Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Publisher: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
ISBN: 8892504088
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Defects are perceived only by one who has no love; therefore, to see them, a man must become uncharitable, but not more so than is necessary for the purpose.

Nature And Selected Essays

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781537056432
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Whether derived from an Emerson speech, lecture, essay, or correspondence, this edition of Ralph Waldo Emerson's work is an invaluable literature compilation.

The Horrors And Absurdities Of Religion

Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141957328
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They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are.

The Art Of Happiness

Author: Epicurus
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 110160865X
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This volume includes all of his extant writings—his letters, doctrines, and Vatican sayings—alongside parallel passages from the greatest exponent of his philosophy, Lucretius, extracts from Diogenes Laertius' Life of Epicurus, a lucid ...

How To Use Your Enemies

Author: Baltasar Gracián
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141398280
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Here are stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions. Baltasar Gracián (1601-1658).

The Waste Books

Author: Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 9780940322509
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The record of a brilliant and subtle mind in action, The Waste Books are above all a powerful testament to the necessity, and pleasure, of unfettered thought.