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El amor, las mujeres, y la muerte [Paperback]

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El amor, las mujeres, y la muerte by Arthur Schopenhauer

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Pages   224
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.5" Width: 4.25" Height: 7"
Weight:   0.35 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Publisher   Edaf S.A.
ISBN  8471662647  
ISBN13  9788471662644  

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860) was a German philosopher known for his atheistic pessimism and philosophical clarity. At age 25, he published his doctoral dissertation, On the Fourfold Root of the Principle of Sufficient Reason, which examined the fundamental question of whether reason alone can unlock answers about the world. Schopenhauer's most influential work, The World as Will and Representation, emphasized the role of man's basic motivation, which Schopenhauer called will. His analysis of will led him to the conclusion that emotional, physical, and sexual desires can never be fulfilled. Consequently, he favored a lifestyle of negating human desires, similar to the teachings of ancient Greek Stoic philosophers, Buddhism, and Vedanta. Schopenhauer's metaphysical analysis of will, his views on human motivation and desire, and his aphoristic writing style influenced many well-known thinkers including Friedrich Nietzsche, Richard Wagner, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Erwin Schrodinger, Albert Einstein, Sigmund Freud, Otto Rank, Carl Gustav Jung, and Jorge Luis Borges."

Arthur Schopenhauer was born in 1788 and died in 1860.

Arthur Schopenhauer has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Penguin Classics

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Buena exposición a modo de aforismos del pensamiento de este filósofo   May 15, 2007
Hace al menos 20 años que no he vuelto a leer esta singular obra.

Ciertamente que la visión de la mujer de Schopenhauer no va a ser la más popular de todas las épocas, pero si lo vemos desde el punto de vista que las mujeres son agentes de la "Voluntad de Destino" de una forma mucho más activa, entonces entenderemos su pensamineto..

El amor es sólo un juego cruel del destino por lograr la perpetuación de la especie... la crueldad está dada en nuestra naturaleza pensante, que no es lo suficinetemente fuerte como para luchar con esta... si fuesemos ominpresentes observadores de la tieera y la huisémos visto en cualquier época antes de la aparición de los humanos, entonces viéramos las fuerzas de la vida instintiva llevar a cabo su programada función.. la tragicomedia de los humanos es que pudiendo observar y reflexionar, a la vez no pueden escapar..

un curioso dato, Schopenhauer señala que las primeras observaciones físicas que poseemos se basan en la estructura esquelética, y que los tamaños extremos (pequeños y altos) tienden a neutralizarse...uhmm, mejor ver si si es comprobable estadísticamente.

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