Schopenhauer

[ shoh-puh n-hou-er; German shoh-puh n-hou-uhr ]
/ ˈʃoʊ pənˌhaʊ ər; German ˈʃoʊ pənˌhaʊ ər /
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noun

Ar·thur [ahr-toor] /ˈɑr tʊər/, 1788–1860, German philosopher.
Related formsScho·pen·hau·er·i·an [shoh-puh n-houuh r-ee-uh n, -hou-er-, shoh-puh n-hou-eer-ee-uh n] /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 FormsSchopenhauerian (ˌʃəʊpənˈhaʊərɪən), adjectiveSchopenhauerism, noun
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