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Schopenhauer

[ shoh-puhn-hou-er; German shoh-puhn-hou-uhr ]
/ ˈʃoʊ pənˌhaʊ ər; German ˈʃoʊ pənˌhaʊ ər /
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noun
Ar·thur [ahr-toor], /ˈɑr tʊər/, 1788–1860, German philosopher.
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OTHER WORDS FROM Schopenhauer

Scho·pen·hau·er·i·an [shoh-puhn-houuhr-ee-uhn, -hou-er-, shoh-puhn-hou-eer-ee-uhn], /ˈʃoʊ pənˌhaʊər i ən, -ˌhaʊ ər-, ˌʃoʊ pən haʊˈɪər i ən/, adjective
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Schopenhauer
/ (German ˈʃoːpənhauər) /

noun
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

Derived forms of Schopenhauer

Schopenhauerian (ˌʃəʊpənˈhaʊərɪən), adjectiveSchopenhauerism, noun
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