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Schopenhauer, Arthur

Line breaks: Ar¦thur Scho¦pen|hauer
Pronunciation: /ˈʃəʊp(ə)nˌhaʊə
 
, ˈʃɒp-/

Definition of Schopenhauer, Arthur in English:

( 1788–1860), German philosopher. According to his philosophy, as expressed in The World as Will and Idea, the will is identified with ultimate reality and happiness is only achieved by abnegating the will (as desire).

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