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Dhaka Drawings pt2: Day 1

I start with a drawing of myself in Dhaka.

As I continue developing my proposal for PhD research and the ongoing Paraa work, I realise that what I am mostly interested in – the scrutiny of the self – and its relation to space – especially in-between spaces.. 609 more words


Will to Power

Nietzsche is the natural successor of Schopenhauer where the former turned the latter’s conclusions upside down; in World as Will and Representation, Schopenhauer observes that it is the “will-to-live” that is responsible for our drives, moods, and individuation.  525 more words


The Good, The Bad, and Schopenhauer

Last week I gave a paper at the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy meeting in New Orleans. It was on Nietzsche’ view of pessimism, so I thought I’d take the opportunity to talk a bit about the philosophical conceptions of optimism and pessimism. 1,180 more words

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The Cheery Schopenhauer

The life of every individual, viewed as a whole and in general, and when only its most significant features are emphasized, is really a tragedy; but gone through in detail it has the character of a comedy. 27 more words


Home library, probably the most important place in your apartment.

“To buy books would be a good thing if we also could buy the time to read them.”

Arthur Schopenhauer.

“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.”

Groucho Marx


Sieg der Entsagung. Leben und Sterben mit Schopenhauer

Als Dietmar Gottschall und Silke Siegel 1962 ihren berühmten “Rundbrief” an die intellektuelle Elite der Bundesrepublik verschickten, worin sie ganz unironisch die Frage nach dem Sinn des Lebens stellten, riet ihnen der Schriftsteller Rudolf Walter Leonhardt statt einer eigenen Antwort, die Werke der großen Philosophen zu lesen, und setzte hinzu: 3,686 more words