Day: August 15, 2018

Let’s Talk Philosophy: Schopenhauer

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Arthur Schopenhauer was born in 1788 in Danzig, Germany. He was the topic of two philosophy discussion groups that met today. We have been reading a book called The Consolations of Philosophy,¬†written by Alain de Botton and published by Penguin. Group members were on the whole of the view that he was a miserable man who had nothing to offer for us in consolation of any kind. A few of us (me included) disagreed. It […]