Death, Contemplation and Schopenhauer (Ashgate New Critical by R Raj Singh PDF

By R Raj Singh

ISBN-10: 0754660508

ISBN-13: 9780754660507

ISBN-10: 1138276081

ISBN-13: 9781138276086

The connections among demise, contemplation and the contemplative existence were a recurrent topic within the canons of either western and japanese philosophical idea. This ebook examines the classical assets of this philosophical literature, specifically Plato's Phaedo and the Katha Upanishad after which proceeds to a sustained research and important review of the resources and standpoints of a unmarried philosopher, Arthur Schopenhauer, whose paintings comprehensively pursues this problem.

Going past the good tested western affects on Schopenhauer, Singh bargains an in-depth account of Schopenhauer's references to jap concept and a entire exam of his jap resources, really Vedanta and Buddhism. The e-book strains the pivotal factor of demise during the complete variety of Schopenhauer's writings uncovering the deeper connotations of his an important proposal of the will-to-live.

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