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NO MA'AM: On Women

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The main point is exposed in par. This originates first and foremost in their want of rationality and capacity for reflexion but it is strengthened by the fact that, as the w. Neither for music, nor for poetry, nor for fine art, have they really and truly any sense or susceptibility; it is a mere mockery if they make a pretence of it in order to assist their endeavor to please. What wonder once more that he failed, when we read how he began his initiatory lecture. If he has decided for one thing, all the other capacities remain in readiness, and clamour constantly to emerge from possibility into reality : he must constantly repress them, conquer them, kill them, as long as he wishes to be that one thing. Schopenhauer preserved a warm interest in the subject.

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Arthur Schopenhauer: Ueber die Weiber

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The American became a noted millionaire ; in Bunsen, Schopenhauer never recognised anything but a diplomatist, he ignored his literary activity, saying that a better Hebrew scholar was required to translate the Scriptures, and as for 'God in History,' that was only another name for Bunsen in History. When the laws granted woman the same rights as man, they should also have given her a masculine power of reason. I have everything I need, and I sincerely hope that you will not allow my being here to disturb your plans. Accordingly, Nature has furnished woman, as she has the rest of her creatures, with the weapons and implements necessary for the protection of her existence and for just the length of time that they will be of service to her; so that Nature has proceeded here with her usual economy. At the same time it must be added that the acceptance of Schopenhauer's view of the Will as the ultimate cause, and the denial of all qualities to it beyond instinctive impulse, by no means bind the disciple to the acceptance of his pessimistic view of the universe.

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Arthur Schopenhauer (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

arthur schopenhauer frauen

Whereas people gifted with a vivid imagination perceive sufficient by its help and can more easily dispense with reality and society. Nor do I admit of any exceptions from this rule, at least no complete exceptions ; there are certainly some very few people who have objective moments in their lives, but I doubt whether they attain to greater heights than this. In diesem vielzitierten Essay aus dem Jahre 1851 ist Schopenhauers generell herablassende Einstellung zu Frauen zusammengefaßt. Wherever it appears in a high degree, it more than compensates for the want of these qualities ; nay, we are ashamed to feel that we miss them. Excellent poets have lived at the same time with myself; more excellent poets have lived before me and will come after me.

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Schopenhauer's : PurplePillDebate

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This is why they have greater inclination for extravagance, which sometimes borders on madness. He had heard that the old man's son, Heinrich, who lived within the walls, owned horses to which he was so attached that his fondness for them had become proverbial. Schopenhauer further comprehends these three and for him, interdependent principles as expressions of a single principle, namely, the principle of sufficient reason, whose fourfold root he had examined in his doctoral dissertation. His garden, too, was laid out in the English style. Then, again, women are decidedly more sober in their judgment than we are, so that they do not see more in things than is really there; whilst, if our passions are aroused, we are apt to see things in an exaggerated way, or imagine what does not exist.

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Was Arthur Schopenhauer right about women?

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Hence the need of fallacies, stories, parables, and positive doctrines. Those ideas which I capture after many fruitless chases are generally the best. Gwinner, Schopenhauer's friend and biographer, inclines to think they were not. Music--drawing--dancing--also a little gardening and ploughing now and then. One day he announced to the assembly that the German nation was the stupidest of all, yet it was so far superior to the rest as to have attained to the point of dispensing with religion. He regarded it as a proof of mental capacity ; stoic indifference to sound was to his mind equivalent to intellectual obtuseness.

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Arthur Schopenhauer (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

arthur schopenhauer frauen

Schopenhauer will for ever stand prominent among those who have helped forward the conception of the Universe as Unity, and even if the peculiar form in which he embodied it fails to obtain currency as the most convenient and correct, it will none the less surely rank among the most impressive and sublime. She did not even evince the ordinary interest of an acquaintance, still less that of a mother, for her son's production, of however uncongenial a character. To Danzig her husband did not accompany her ; he never would re-enter the city. The case is not altered by particular and partial exceptions; taken as a whole, women are, and remain, thorough-going Philistines, and quite incurable. Her son, too, was encouraged to keep a journal, in order to stimulate accurate observation. And as for the rest, that most malignant, impertinent, and insolent piece of criticism ought to encourage you, as you plainly perceive the inward rage, deep hatred and rancour so ill-concealed behind his affected cool contempt of the great man's work.

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