[shoh-puh n-hou-er; German shoh-puh n-hou-uh r]
- Ar·thur [ahr-too r] /ˈɑr tʊər/, 1788–1860, German philosopher.
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Examples from the Web for schopenhauer
After all, as the German philosopher Schopenhauer said, “hakuna matata.”At the Copenhagen Zoo, Humans Can Be Animals
March 28, 2014
I found the morose philosophers (Nietzsche, Schopenhauer, Spengler) the most interesting.William H. Gass: How I Write
March 13, 2013
For the philosophically minded, the reference to Schopenhauer is a clue as to what is happening to Bobby.
He blames the “hold-up” on an imaginary broker he calls (off the cuff) “Schopenhauer.”
Not that I profess to know anything either about Hegel or Schopenhauer.Cleo The Magnificent</p>
For instance, the mention of Schopenhauer produced smiles and laughter.The Mutiny of the Elsinore
Schopenhauer was quite right when he said life was not worth living.The Silver Lining
The fact that Schopenhauer said such a thing does not prove it true.The Beth Book</p>
Schopenhauer must have organized a labor party in his salad days.The Big Bow Mystery
- Arthur (ˈartʊr). 1788–1860, German pessimist philosopher. In his chief work, The World as Will and Idea (1819), he expounded the view that will is the creative primary factor and idea the secondary receptive factor