Studies in Pessimism by Arthur Schopenhauer

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by Arthur Schopenhauer

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ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED
1890
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Studies in Pessimism is a essay written by Arthur Schopenhauer and first published in 1890.

"Unless suffering is the direct and immediate object of life, our existence must entirely fail of its aim. It is absurd to look upon the enormous amount of pain that abounds everywhere in the world, and originates in needs and necessities inseparable from life itself, as serving no purpose at all and the result of mere chance. Each separate misfortune, as it comes, seems, no doubt, to be something exceptional; but misfortune in general is the rule."

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About Arthur Schopenhauer

Arthur Schopenhauer was a German philosopher born in Danzig, Prussia (now Gdansk, Poland). His philosophical work had a strong inf...

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