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Higher realization: Schopenhauer's Philosophy of price reassesses Schopenhauer's aesthetics and ethics and their modern relevance. contains a choice of new essays from best Schopenhauer scholarsExplores a comparatively overlooked region of Schopenhauer's philosophyOffers a brand new point of view on a good philosopher who crystallized the pessimism of the 19th century and has many issues of touch with twenty-first century concept

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Could the capacity for apprehension of the Ideas, and hence for aesthetic experience, plausibly be understood in the same way? That is, could that capacity be understood in Schopenhauerian terms not as a ‘glitch’, or rare aberration in nature’s scheme, but rather as a by-product of the emergence of those capacities of intellect that are determined by the needs of the individual will in human beings quite generally? Schopenhauer suggests, after all, that the latter capacities are considerable: ‘reason as the faculty for forming abstract concepts’, 34 Alex Neill ‘thoughtfulness, surveying the future and the past, and, as a consequence thereof, deliberation, care, ability for premeditated action independently of the present, and finally the distinct consciousness of the decisions of one’s own will .

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