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Arthur Schopenhauer (1788–1860)

Schopenhauer, Arthur (shō’pen-hou”er). A celebrated German philosopher; born at Dantzic, Feb. 22, 1788; died at Frankfort on the Main, Sept. 1860. The first great work in his system of philosophical doctrine, ‘The World as Will and Representation’ (1819), was in great part written while he was still a student at Jena. His other principal writings are: ‘The Fourfold Root of the Principle of the Sufficient Cause’ (1813); ‘On Vision and Colors’ (1816); ‘The Two Fundamental Problems of Ethics’ (1841); ‘Parerga and Paralipomena’ (1851); a collection of his minor writings; and (posthumously) his ‘MS. Remains’ and his ‘Correspondence with Johann August Becker’ (1883). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).