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Weltschmerz

Pessimism in German Philosophy, 1860-1900

Weltschmerz( )
Author: Beiser, Frederick C.
ISBN:978-0-19-876871-5
Publication Date:May 2016
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $91.77
Book Description:

Frederick C. Beiser presents a study of the pessimism that dominated German philosophy from the 1860s to c. 1900: the theory that life is not worth living. He explores its major defenders and chief critics, and examines how the theory redirected German philosophy away from the logic of the sciences and toward an examination of the value of life.

Book Details
Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: Psychology / Personality
Philosophy / History & Surveys / Modern
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.8 x 24.2 x 2.38 cm
Book Weight:0.5 Kilograms



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