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Studies in pessimism a series of essays by Arthur Schopenhauer

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Published by S. Sonnenschein in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Pessimism.

Book details:

Edition Notes

From the author"s Parerga und paralipomena.

Statementby Arthur Schopenhauer. Selected and tr. by T. Bailey Saunders.
ContributionsSaunders, Thomas Bailey, 1860-1928, tr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB3118.E5 S4 vol. 5
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. l., 11-142 p.
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6533329M
LC Control Number11019518
OCLC/WorldCa2809785

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