Arthur Schopenhauer

Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860) was a German philosopher
Arthur Schopenhauer, German philosopher

Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860) was a cantankerous German philosopher born in Poland. A fun guy, he developed a pessimistic philosophy. He believed that man having a will to live is the cause of all suffering and wrote deep philosophic tomes like his World as Will and Representation. Still, at least he wrote nice stuff about religious tolerance.

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