Understanding Life Will from Schopenhauer and Nietzsche

Jiajia Xie


Schopenhauer and Nietzsche are the founders of philosophy of life. They criticize traditional rationalism and replace “reason” with “will”, which becomes the essence of the world and enhances the human subjectivity. Philosophy from the cold “logical thinking” to the search for the meaning of life, but Schopenhauer and Nietzsche’s idea of “life will” have huge difference. So they formed different attitudes towards the meaning of life.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22158/wjssr.v5n1p54


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