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Unformatted text preview: Epistemology determines representation Will underlies or undergirds everything. (as something non-rational) Will assumes the role of the ‘thing in itself’. Causes the ‘thing in itself’ to become something internal. We have direct knowledge of will (Think Spinoza) Colors our world. We only have cognition of phenomenal world, but all in that world is derived from us. Will is reminiscent of Will-to-Power or Freud’s Id. The Will is a-rational Pessimism Escape/Resolution Art & aesthetic experience. (Think Plato here) Denial: Endo of suffering (Think Buddhism.) A saint. Not suicide An ethics of compassion. One-ness of Will....
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- Spring '10
- Kant, sufficient reason, Arthur Schopenhauer, philosophy Fourfold Root, Hegel Reads Eastern