Schopenhauerism

noun
Scho·​pen·​hauer·​ism
plural -s

Definition of Schopenhauerism 

: the philosophy of Arthur Schopenhauer who taught that the essential or absolute reality is a blind and restless will manifesting itself as a will to live and that life is an evil to be cured only by overcoming the will to live — compare voluntarism

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Arthur Schopenhauer + English -ism

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