“Men who aspire to a happy, a brilliant and a long life, instead of to a virtuous one, are like foolish actors who want to be always having the great parts,—the parts that are marked by splendour and triumph. They fail to see that the important thing is not what or how much, but how they act.”
Arthur Schopenhauer was a German philosopher who has written a lot of essays on the way human experience the world. In his books he offers new solutions to the problems of human experience and the limits of human knowledge.
This is another of Arthur Schopenhauer’s literary works in the field of philosophy, which explores mankind. This book focuses on the exploring the human nature and explains how the recent developments in physical sciences confirm his theory of will.
In this book you will read about: 1. Human nature 2. Government 3. Free-will and fatalism 4. Character 5. Moral instinct 6. Ethical reflections