Pessimism : philosophy, ethic, spirit /

Pessimism claims an impressive following--from Rousseau, Schopenhauer, and Nietzsche, to Freud, Camus, and Foucault. Yet "pessimist" remains a term of abuse--an accusation of a bad attitude--or the diagnosis of an unhappy psychological state. Pessimism is thought of as an exclusively negat...

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Main Author: Dienstag, Joshua Foa, 1965- (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2006.
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