Schopenhauer's philosophy, initially sight so fantastically rounded, upon research unearths itself because the mystery area of 2 conflicting world-views. the current research considers the clash by means of confronting Schopenhauer as a `disciple-of-sorts of Kant' with Schopenhauer as `Goethe's one-time collaborator at the idea of colour'. the following the 2 meet over profound matters which the clinical Revolution of the seventeenth century has ineluctably placed prior to us: what's the correct point at which to recognize nature; what's the right origin for a constant ethics; how (if in any respect) to reach at a unified notion of a global damaged by way of sleek technology?
during this deeply-delving, lucidly written, humane and erudite learn, the heritage of philosophical currents is mixed with heritage of technological know-how, with background of rules in general, and (to elucidate proper parts of Schopenhauer's biography and highbrow and social surroundings) with German historical past too. The research, whereas profiting from the scholarly literature, is grounded basically in unique learn between the amassed works of Schopenhauer, Kant and Goethe, thought of in all their philosophical, clinical, and literary style.

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