Search for dissertations about: "Schopenhauer"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the word Schopenhauer.

  1. 1. Nietzsche and the Philosophy of Pessimism : Schopenhauer, Hartmann, Leopardi

    Author : Tobias Dahlkvist; Thomas Brobjer; Mats Persson; Andreas Urs Sommer; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History of science and ideas; Pessimism; Friedrich Nietzsche; Arthur Schopenhauer; Eduard von Hartmann; Giacomo Leopardi; Philipp Mainländer; Julius Bahnsen; Agnes Taubert; Eugen Dühring; Nihilism; Melancholy; Eternal Recurrence; Hamlet; Idé- och lärdomshistoria; Idé- och lärdomshistoria; History of Sciences and Ideas;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a study of the predominantly German pessimistic tradition in the philosophy of the late nineteenth century, and of Nietzsche’s complex relation to that tradition. The aim of the dissertation is firstly to analyse how pessimism came to be established as a philosophical concept by Schopenhauer and a later generation of pessimistic thinkers, and secondly to investigate how Nietzsche understood pessimism. READ MORE

  2. 2. Morality Beyond Humanity : Schopenhauer, Grysanowski, and Schweitzer on Animal Ethics

    Author : Monica Libell; Avdelningen för idé- och lärdomshistoria; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Djurs etologi och psykologi; Animal ethology and psychology; Morallära; Moral science; Vetenskapshistoria; History of science; history of medicine; antivivisection; Schweitzer; Grysanowski; Schopenhauer; Germany; animal rights; animal ethics; animal welfare;

    Abstract : The study examines the character and development of the animal ethical ideas of three German thinkers: Arthur Schopenhauer, Ernst Grysanowski, and Albert Schweitzer. By situating them in their cultural and intellectual context, the study explores the differing meanings of their ethical views of animals and seeks to answer the question of how their ideas can be explained historically. READ MORE

  3. 3. ’’... is it hunger or superabundance that has here become creative?’’ : Nietzsche on Creativity in Art and Life

    Author : Anna-Lena Carlsson; Lars-Olof Åhlberg; Claes Entzenberg; Arnfinn Boe-Rygg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Aesthetics; Nietzsche; Aesthetics; Art; the Artistic; Aestheticism; Aestheticization; Creativity; Life; Schopenhauer; Shusterman; Welsch; Estetik; Aesthetics; Estetik; Aesthetics; estetik;

    Abstract : Art and the artistic are concepts Friedrich Nietzsche uses in a narrow sense regarding works of art and in a broader sense concerning our lives. He thereby attempts to vitalise the philosophical theme that links life and art. READ MORE