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Schopenhauer (Forum for Philosophy)

7 May 2019, 6:30 pm8:00 pm

Schopenhauer’s work prefigured important developments in philosophy, psychology, and political thought. On the two-hundredth anniversary of the publication of his The World as Will and Representation, we examine the life and work of Arthur Schopenhauer. How can we better understand his relationship with Eastern philosophy? How can his work help us address current questions in art and ethics? And what can he teach us about human suffering?


Christine Battersby
Reader Emerita in Philosophy, University of Warwick

Christopher Janaway
Professor of Philosophy, University of Southampton

Christopher Ryan
Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and Education, London Metropolitan University

Danielle Sands
Fellow, Forum for Philosophy
Lecturer in Comparative Literature and Culture, Royal Holloway, University of London


7 May 2019
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
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Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
London School of Economics
London, WC2A 3LJ United Kingdom
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