By Anthony Edwards
"As an workout in metaphysics, Schopenhauer's doctrine of the will...is so evidently wrong that a few humans have doubted no matter if he rather ability it." Christopher Janaway
"[Schopenhauer's metaphysics of track] is an idea of such unprecedented silliness that I shall speak about it no further." Julian Young
Inspired via those disparaging comments Anthony Edwards units out to make Schopenhauer's metaphysics proper and modern. Edwards bargains an interpretation of Schopenhauer's metaphysics that's visible throughout the lens of continuing evolution and the Trendelenburg critique of Kant. In his reconstruction of Schopenhauer's metaphysics Edwards areas a job of critical significance for either the need and Schopenhauer's metaphysics of music.
1 The Kantian Backdrop
2 Schopenhauer's Philosophy
3 at the Unknowability of the 'thing-in-itself'
4 Evolutionary Epistemology
5 Schopenhauer & Evolutionary Epistemology
6 A Critique of Schopenhauer's Metaphysics
7 Reconstructing Schopenhauer's Metaphysics
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