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Arthur Schopenhauer
  • Arthur Schopenhauer

  • Date of birth: February 22, 1788
  • Died: September 21, 1860
  • Born: in Free City of Danzig (today Gdańsk), Poland.

  • Description: Arthur Schopenhauer was born in the city of Danzig (then part of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth; present day Gdańsk, Poland) and was a German philosopher best known for his work The World as Will and Representation. Schopenhauer attempted to make his career as an academic by correcting and expanding Immanuel Kant's philosophy concerning the way in which we experience the world.

    He was the son of author Johanna Schopenhauer and the older brother of Adele Schopenhauer.