Arthur Schopenhauer is a German philosopher.
Schopenhauer was born in Danzig on February 22, 1788 in a cultural merchant family. At the age of nine, a transfer to France took place in the biography of Arthur Schopenhauer.
Education future philosopher began in the Rungen gymnasium in 1799. In 1803 he did not spend much time in Wimbledon. The next step in teaching for Schopenhauer was the University of GцTttingen. Carried away at first medicine, he later moved to another faculty – the philosophical. Settled in Berlin in 1811.
Schopenhauer differed greatly in his love for books, which he collected in his library 1375 pieces. After receiving the degrees of associate professor, as well as a doctor of philosophical sciences in the biography of Schopenhauer began teaching at the University of Berlin.
He wrote several works: “On the vision and colors”, “The world as will and representation,” “About the will in nature,” “On freedom of the will,” “On the basis of morality,” “Two major problems of ethics,” and others. In his philosophical ideas he proceeded from the theories of the East of Plato, Kant.