Arthur Schopenhauer

  • Jenny Teichman


Arthur Schopenhauer, who is generally known as “the philosopher of pessimism”, was born in Danzig in 1788 and died in Frankfurt in 1860. He was the son of a rich merchant, a fact which enabled him to devote his life to writing and private study.


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