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The Two Fundamental Problems of Ethics

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Part of The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Schopenhauer

  • Date Published: March 2014
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107414747

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  • Arthur Schopenhauer's The Two Fundamental Problems of Ethics (1841) consists of two groundbreaking essays: 'On the Freedom of the Will' and 'On the Basis of Morals'. The essays make original contributions to ethics and display Schopenhauer's erudition, prose-style and flair for philosophical controversy, as well as philosophical views that contrast sharply with the positions of both Kant and Nietzsche. Written accessibly, they do not presuppose the intricate metaphysics which Schopenhauer constructs elsewhere. This is the first English translation of these works to re-unite both essays in one volume. It offers a new translation by Christopher Janaway, together with an introduction, editorial notes on Schopenhauer's vocabulary and the different editions of his essays, a chronology of his life, a bibliography, and a glossary of names.

    • Unites Schopenhauer's two major essays on ethics in one volume
    • A new, accurate, up-to-date translation
    • Features a substantial introduction, editorial notes, bibliography, chronology and glossary
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    • Date Published: March 2014
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107414747
    • length: 334 pages
    • dimensions: 226 x 152 x 20 mm
    • weight: 0.45kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    General editor's preface
    Introduction
    Notes on the text and translation
    Chronology
    The Two Fundamental Problems of Ethics
    Preface to the first edition
    Preface to the second edition
    Prize Essay On the Freedom of the Will
    Prize Essay On the Basis of Morals
    Variants in different editions
    Glossary of names
    Index.

  • Author

    Arthur Schopenhauer

    Editor and Translator

    Christopher Janaway, University of Southampton
    Christopher Janaway is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Southampton. His many publications include Schopenhauer: A Very Short Introduction (2002) and he is editor of The Cambridge Companion to Schopenhauer (1999).

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