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The World as Will and Representation – a review of first Volume of Schopenhauer’s book

(Sidharth Vardhan’s review ofArthur Schopenhauer’s‘The World as Will and Representation’Book first published in 1818Review first writtten on January 19, 2020) (Based on my very limited understanding) Schopenhauer assumes your having knowledge of Kant’s philosophical system (I had only read Immanuel Kant‘s Critique of Pure Reason) and his own doctoral thesis… Read More »The World as Will and Representation – a review of first Volume of Schopenhauer’s book

Man, his symbols and God : Review of Carl Jung’s book

(Sidharth Vardhan’s review of‘Man and his symbols’a book by Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961)Book first published in 1964Review first written on March 29, 2019) Introduction The ‘Man and his symbols’ is the first and only work in which the world-famous Swiss psychologist explains to the layperson his enormously influential theory of… Read More »Man, his symbols and God : Review of Carl Jung’s book

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Montaigne’s Essays – a review

(Sidharth Vardhan’s review ofMichel De Montaigne’s EssaysFirst written on November 9, 2019) Book first published in 1572 Introduction  Michel de Montaigne was one of the most influential figures of the Renaissance, singlehandedly responsible for popularising the essay as a literary form. This Penguin Classics edition of The Complete Essays is translated from… Read More »Montaigne’s Essays – a review