The Palgrave Schopenhauer Handbook
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This comprehensive Handbook offers a leading-edge yet accessible guide to the most important facets of Arthur Schopenhauer's philosophical system, the last true system of German philosophy. Written by a diverse, international and interdisciplinary group of eminent and up-and-coming scholars, each of the 28 chapters in this Handbook includes an authoritative exposition of different viewpoints as well as arguing for a particular thesis. Authors also put Schopenhauer's ideas into historical context and connect them when possible to contemporary philosophy.
Key features:
Structured in six
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Produktbeschreibung
This comprehensive Handbook offers a leading-edge yet accessible guide to the most important facets of Arthur Schopenhauer's philosophical system, the last true system of German philosophy. Written by a diverse, international and interdisciplinary group of eminent and up-and-coming scholars, each of the 28 chapters in this Handbook includes an authoritative exposition of different viewpoints as well as arguing for a particular thesis. Authors also put Schopenhauer's ideas into historical context and connect them when possible to contemporary philosophy.

Key features:

  • Structured in six parts, addressing the development of Schopenhauer's system, his epistemology and metaphysics, aesthetics and philosophy of art, ethical and political thought, philosophy of religion and legacy in Britain, France, and the US.
  • Special coverage of Schopenhauer's treatment of Judaism, Christianity, Vedic thought and Buddhism
  • Attention to the relevance of Schopenhauer for contemporary metaphysics, metaethics and ethics in particular.


The Palgrave Schopenhauer Handbook is an essential resource for scholars as well as advanced students of nineteenth-century philosophy. Researchers and graduate students in musicology, comparative literature, religious studies, English, French, history, and political science will find this guide to be a rigorous and refreshing Handbook to support their own explorations of Schopenhauer's thought.

  • Produktdetails
  • Palgrave Handbooks in German Idealism
  • Verlag: Springer, Berlin; Springer International Publishing
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 978-3-319-62946-9
  • 1st ed. 2017
  • Seitenzahl: 548
  • Erscheinungstermin: 31. Januar 2018
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 241mm x 160mm x 35mm
  • Gewicht: 990g
  • ISBN-13: 9783319629469
  • ISBN-10: 3319629468
  • Artikelnr.: 48527656
Autorenporträt
Sandra Shapshay is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Political and Civic Engagement Program at Indiana University-Bloomington, USA. Her research focuses on Kant and Schopenhauer's aesthetic and ethical theories, as well as contemporary environmental aesthetics. Shapshay is working on a book that reconstructs Schopenhauer's ethical thought for contemporary use, and has also published numerous articles and book chapters on Schopenhauer's metaphysics, views on freedom, the sublime, and tragedy. With Levi Tenen, she is editing a special issue of the Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism on environmental aesthetics and ethics.    
Inhaltsangabe
Part I. Biographical/historical background1. David Cartwright (University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, US)-Schopenhauer's intellectual biography2. Wolfgang Mann (tentative) (Columbia University, US)-Plato's influence3. Sabine Roehr (New Jersey City University, US)-Kant and Reinhold4. Elisabeth Millán (DePaul University, Chicago, US)-Schopenhauer and early German RomanticismPart II. Theoretical philosophy5. Allen Wood (tentative) (Indiana University-Bloomington, US)-Schopenhauer's transcendental idealist metaphysics6. Günter Zöller (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany)-Freedom7. Marco Segala (Università dell'Aquila, Italy)-Schopenhauer and the natural sciencesPart III. Aesthetics & philosophy of art8. Sandra Shapshay (Indiana University-Bloomington, US)-Philosophy of art9. Isabel Wünsche (tentative) (Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany)-Schopenhauer and painting10. Diego Cubero Hernandez (University of