Among 19th century philosophers, Arthur Schopenhauer was among the first to contend that at its core, the universe is not a rational place.

Often considered to be a thoroughgoing pessimist, Schopenhauer in fact advocated ways — via artistic, moral and ascetic forms of awareness — to overcome a frustration-filled and fundamentally painful human condition.

Robert Wicks

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