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from The World as Will and Idea
from Studies in Pessimism: On Suicide

  Born in Danzig of a wealthy merchant and a mother who was to become a famous romantic novelist, the young Schopenhauer studied modern languages in order to prepare for the mercantile career that his father desired for him. The … Continue reading

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