Reconstructing Schopenhauer's Ethics: Hope, Compassion, and Animal Welfare

Sandra Shapshay
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2018
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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.

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Reconstructing Schopenhauer's Ethics: Hope, Compassion, and Animal Welfare, Sandra Shapshay, Oxford University Press, 2018.