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Schopenhauer's essays

Available in e-book & print formats

This website presents six essay extracts from Schopenhauer's last work entitled 'Parerga and Paralipomena', a collection of philosophical reflections first published in 1851. A further eighteen essays are available in both paperback and e-book formats at a small cost. This unique and comprehensive curation is a must have for anyone interested in learning more about Schopenhauer's ideas and literary style.

Schopenhauer's depth of insight into the human condition influenced a long list of famous thinkers including Friedrich Nietzsche, Richard Wagner, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Albert Einstein, Sigmund Freud, Otto Rank, Carl Jung, Joseph Campbell, Leo Tolstoy, Thomas Mann, Jorge Luis Borges, Thomas Hardy and Charles Darwin to name just a few.