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The Wisdom of Life by Arthur Schopenhauer

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The Wisdom of Life
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Publisher: S. Sonnenschein & co.
ISBN/ASIN: B00A62Y6Z2
Number of pages: 184

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In this essay from Schopenhauer final work, Parerga und Paralipomena (1851), the philosopher favors individual strength of will and independent, reasoned deliberation over the tendency to act on irrational impulses. He examines the ways in which life can be arranged to derive the highest degree of pleasure and success.

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