Arthur Schopenhauer

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Birthday
22, 1788
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Sep 21, 1860 (72)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
22, 1788
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Sep 21, 1860 (72)

About

Said "Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world." The World as Will and Representation was his famous work.

Before Fame

He briefly worked as a lecturer at the University of Berlin, but a lack of students forced him to quit academia.

Trivia

He published his doctoral dissertation On the Fourfold Root of the Principle of Sufficient Reason when he was only 25.

Family Life

His parents were Heinrich Floris Schopenhauer and Johanna Schopenhauer.

Associated With

His skillful writing techniques, theories on human willpower, and metaphysical studies of motivation greatly influenced various renowned thinkers such as Albert Einstein.