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Schopenhauer Society

The Schopenhauer Society is a German literary and philosophical society. It is a community that studies the writings, the life, and the influence of the German philosopher, Arthur Schopenhauer.

The society was formed in 1911 in Frankfurt by Paul Deussen, a Sanskrit scholar. Well-known members were Arthur Hübscher and Alfred Schmidt.

Further readingEdit

  • Andreas Hansert: Schopenhauer im 20. Jahrhundert. Geschichte der Schopenhauer-Gesellschaft. Wien/Köln/Weimar: Böhlau, 2010, ISBN 978-3-205-78589-7. (German)
  • Fabio Ciracì: In lotta per Schopenhauer. La “Schopenhauer-Gesellschaft” fra ricerca filosofica e manipolazione ideologica 1911-1948. Lecce/Iseo (BS): Pensa Multimedia, 2011, ISBN 978-88-8232-838-2. (Italian)

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