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TRANSLATOR'S PREFACE. The contents of this, as of the other volumes in the series, have been drawn from Schopenhauer's Parerga, and amongst the various subjects dealt with in that famous collection of essays, Literature holds an important place.Nor can Schopenhauer's opinions fail to be of special value when he treats of literary form and method.
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Nietzsche encountered Emerson's essays as a schoolboy, and he continued engaging with them well into his active philosophical years. This affinity between Nietzsche and Emerson has long been noted. In his 1974 translation of Nietzsche's Gay Science, Walter Kaufmann devotes a full section of his introduction to this topic and reports that the first edition of the text carried an epigraph from.
Eagleton's brilliance as a literary critic is evident in essays on William Shakespeare, Thomas Hardy, W. B. Yeats, Oscar Wilde and Milan Kundera, while his more ruminative theoretical and philosophical writings are amply demonstrated in essays on Raymond Williams, Walter Benjamin, Arthur Schopenhauer and Ludwig Wittgenstein.
An 1814 entry in Schopenhauer’s early manuscripts states that “to a certain extent the greatest problems lying quite close to us are laughing, crying, and music.” To show the importance of laughter in Schopenhauer’s thought, this essay develops his notebook entry by considering how his accounts of laughter, crying, and music inform his views on the human condition.
Arthur Schopenhauer On the Sufferings of the World. Essay XXX. Peter Sloterdijk The Crystal Palace. Manfredo Tafuri Architecture and Utopia. Essay XXVII. Alain Badiou Ethics, An Essay on the Understanding of Evil. Essay XXVI. Jeremy Bentham An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation. Walter Benjamin Experience and Poverty.
Distributive and Partisan Issues in Agriculture Policy in the 104th House - Volume 95 Issue 4 - Mark S. Hurwitz, Roger J. Moiles, David W. Rohde.