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Arthur Schopenhauer Quote

Porter, E. (2011). The price of everything: Solving the mystery of why we pay what we do. New York: Portfolio Penguin.

Bricoleur

Johanna Schopenhauer

Johanna Schopenhauer is probably best known for being the mother of Arthur Schopenhauer, but she was also a very prolific writer in her time and managed to complete twenty-four volumes of work in approximately thirty years. 373 more words

Margarete G. Mueller

Johanna Schopenhauer

Johanna Schopenhauer is probably best known for being the mother of Arthur Schopenhauer, but she was also a very prolific writer in her time and managed to complete twenty-four volumes of work in approximately thirty years. 374 more words

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Johanna Schopenhauer

Johanna Schopenhauer is probably best known for being the mother of Arthur Schopenhauer, but she was also a very prolific writer in her time and managed to complete twenty-four volumes of work in approximately thirty years.

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Schopenhauer

The brain-in-itself: Kant, Schopenhauer, cybernetics and neuroscience

Artem Kaznatcheev pointed me to this article on Kant, Schopenhauer, and cybernetics (emphasis added):

Kant introduced the concept of the thing-in-itself for that which will be left of a thing if we take away everything that we can learn about it through our sensations.

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Decision-making

The aquisition of books...

I’ve just finished reading Andy Miller’s The Year of Reading Dangerously and it contained this quote, taken from an essay entitled ‘On Reading and Books’ by Schopenhauer that was written over 150 years ago: 168 more words

Musings

On Alienation - or, the New Normal

I am sure I am not alone. I know that others exist. Out there, are disconnected kindred spirits…those who are unpopular, those who are victim to their own brutal perfectionism…however ‘out there’ poses issues for us. 444 more words

Philosophy