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- DescriptionA biography of this key figure in 19th-century philosophy. Paying equal attention to his life and work, Safranski also places Schopenhauer in the context of his philosophical predecessors and contemporaries and explores the sources of his alienation from their secularized religion of reason .
- Author BiographyRudiger Safranski studies German, philosophy, and history in Frankfurt and Berlin. He has worked in adult education and was copublisher of the magazine Berlin Hefte. He is also the author of a widely acclaimed biography of E.T.A. Hoffman. Ewald Osers is the distinguished translator of numerous works of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction from German and Czech, including the correspondence of Richard Strauss and Hugo von Hofmannsthal.
- Author(s)Rudiger Safranski
- PublisherHarvard University Press
- Date of Publication04/11/1991
- GenreBiography: General
- Place of PublicationCambridge, Mass
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintHarvard University Press
- Content Notechronology, editions of Schopenhauer's works, sources and abbreviations, notes, bibliography, index
- Weight422 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine26 mm
- Translated byEwald Osers
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