Better Consciousness: Schopenhauer's Philosophy of Value by Christopher Janaway, Alex Neill

By Christopher Janaway, Alex Neill

Better awareness: Schopenhauer's Philosophy of Value reassesses Schopenhauer's aesthetics and ethics and their modern relevance. * incorporates a number of new essays from top Schopenhauer students* Explores a comparatively overlooked region of Schopenhauer's philosophy* deals a brand new viewpoint on a very good philosopher who crystallized the pessimism of the 19th century and has many issues of touch with twenty-first century concept

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Again, however, the objection misses the mark. The two statements I have just quoted concerning the will’s blindness or lack of knowledge are in fact making quite distinct points, and neither is inconsistent with my claim that in Schopenhauer’s view the Will is striving to make itself increasingly visible to itself.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 39–61. Kant, I. (2000), ‘Critique of the Power of Judgment’, ed. P. Guyer, P. and Matthews, E. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Leiter, L. (2002), Routledge Guidebook to Nietzsche on Morality. London: Routledge. Nietzsche, F. [1887] (2007), ‘On the Genealogy of Morals, Third Essay, §6, ed. K. AnsellPearson, trans. , revised edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. , Jr. (2001), ‘The Harmony of the Faculties, Kant-Studien, 92: 38–61. Savile, A.

On Schopenhauer’s philosophy of music, see also Simmel 1991: 91–5. 21 For discussion of Nietzsche on Schopenhauer’s aesthetics, see Soll 1998: 107–11. 22 Nietzsche 2007, Third Essay, §6: 73–4. 23 Op. : 74–5. 24 See Leiter 2002: 248–54. 25 I have developed this contrast between Kant’s and Schopenhauer’s conceptions of genius in a larger historical context in Guyer 2003. REFERENCES Allison, H. E. (2001), Kant’s Theory of Taste: A Reading of the ‘Critique of Aesthetic Judgment’. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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