Swami Vivekananda's Vedāntic Critique of Schopenhauer's Doctrine of the Will

Philosophy East and West 67 (4):1191-1221 (2017)
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Recently, there has been a burgeoning of interest in the relationship between Schopenhauer's philosophy and Indian thought.1 One major reason for this trend is the growing conviction among scholars that a careful understanding of Schopenhauer's complex—and evolving—engagement with Indian thought can help illuminate crucial aspects of Schopenhauer's own philosophy.2 The late nineteenth-century German scholars Paul Deussen and Max Hecker are widely acknowledged to be the pioneers in the field of Schopenhauer's relation to Indian thought. Deussen, thoroughly trained in both indology and Western philosophy, was the first to bring Schopenhauer's philosophy into dialogue with Indian thought...
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