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Published: 07 February 2019

248 Pages | 4


ISBN: 9780190906801

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Reconstructing Schopenhauer's Ethics

Hope, Compassion, and Animal Welfare

Sandra Shapshay

  • Offers an original and provocative interpretation of Schopenhauer's ethics, uncovering a view aptly described as compassionate moral realism
  • One of the first books to reconstruct Schopenhauer's ethical thought and to bring it into dialogue with contemporary ethical concerns
  • Reveals greater continuities between Schopenhauer and Kant than commonly supposed