The Art of Controversy (or: The Art of Being Right) audiobook Arthur SCHOPENHAUER (1788 - 1860), translated by T. Bailey SAUNDERS (1860 - 1928) The Art of Controversy (or The Art of Being Right) (Die Kunst, Recht zu Behalten) is a short treatise written in 1831 by the German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer in which he presents thirty-eight methods of gaining an unfair advantage in a debate and thereby being right even if you are wrong. Schopenhauer champions the virtue of dialectical argument, Read more [...]
Studies in Pessimism by Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860) Translated by T. Bailey Saunders (1860-1928) Arthur Schopenhauer, an early 19th century philosopher, made significant contributions to metaphysics, ethics, and aesthetics. His work also informed theories of evolution and psychology, largely through his theory of the will to power -- a concept which Nietzsche famously adopted and developed. Despite this, he is today, as he was during his life, overshadowed by his contemporary, Hegel. Schopenhauer's Read more [...]