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Schopenhauer and Buddhism

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Schopenhauer and Buddhism
 by
Bhikkhu Ñāṇājīvako
Buddhist Publication SocietyKandy• Sri Lanka
The Wheel Publication No. 144/146
ISBN 955–24–0047–3First published 1970Reprinted 1988Copyright 1970 by Bhikkhu NanājīvakoBPS Online Edition © (2008)Digital Transcription Source: BPS Transcription ProjectFor free distribution. This work may be republished, reformatted, reprinted and redistributed inany medium. However, any such republication and redistribution is to be made available to thepublic on a free and unrestricted basis, and translations and other derivative works are to beclearly marked as such.
 
Contents
Arthur Schopenhauer (1788– 1860)..................................................................................................3Works...............................................................................................................................................3Source References and Acknowledgements................................................................................3Buddhist Texts and their Abbreviations......................................................................................4Numerical Classification of Schopenhauer’s texts.....................................................................4Introduction........................................................................................................................................5Chapter 1 Schopenhauer’s approach to Indian philosophy.........................................................9Chapter 2 Schopenhauer on Buddhism.........................................................................................14Chapter 3 The Four Noble Truths..................................................................................................24From the first discourse of the Buddha (Dhammacakkappavattana-Sutta)..........................24The Four Noble Truths............................................................................................................24I. Suffering.................................................................................................................................25II. Cause of Suffering................................................................................................................27III Cessation of Suffering.........................................................................................................31IV “The Road to Salvation“.....................................................................................................35Chapter 4 Additional Analogies.....................................................................................................41About The Author............................................................................................................................462
 
Arthur Schopenhauer (1788– 1860)
Works
YearTitle, translated in EnglishAbbreviations
1813
On the Fourfold Root of the Principle of Sufficient Reason
(Ph. D. thesis, quoted from 2nd German edition, 1847)Über den Satzvom Grunde1819
The World as Will and Representation
 (first edition, volume one).18442nd edition of the same work, in two volumes18593rd, final edition of both volumesW.W.R. I, and II.1851
Parerga and Paralipomena
(two volumes)P.P. I. and II.1836
On the Will in Nature
(quoted from 2nd German edition, 1854)Über den Willenin der Natur1841
The Two Fundamental Problems of Ethics
 (quoted from 2nd German edition, 1860)Grundproblemeder EthikEarly Manuscripts from:
Der Handschriftliche Nachlass,
ErsterBand:
Frühe Manuskripte
(1804–1818), Reprinted Frankfurt/M,1966F.M.
Source References and Acknowledgements
W.W.R., I and II are quoted from the English translation by Lt. Col. E. F. J. Payne, DoverPublications, New York, 1966. To the page number the paragraph (§) is added for volume I, andthe chapter (Ch.) for volume II.Passages from
Über den Satz vom Grunde
and
Über den Willen in der Natur
are likewise quotedfrom Col. Payne’s translation of these works, to be issued shortly by The Open Court PublishingCompany, La Salle, Illinois.The author and publishers of the present volume are obliged to the aforementioned twopublishers for their kind permission to include here extracts from these works.All other translations have been supplied by Col. E. F. J. Payne from his unpublishedmanuscripts. Except for the
Early Manuscripts
, as stated above, references correspond to PaulDeussen’s German edition of 
 Arthur Schopenhauers Sämtliche Werke
, published by A. Piper,München 1912–1913. The first number in brackets after the abbreviated title, refers toSchopenhauer’s original edition, as indicated above; the second number to Deussen’s edition,from which it is quoted here. The text under 0.32 (Ch. II) from
On The Basis Of Morality,
pertaining to
Grundprobleme der Ethik
, is quoted from Col. Payne’s translation published byBobbs-Merrill, Indianapolis, 1965.Particular thanks are due to Lt. Col. E. F. J. Payne, not only for his kind consent to the use of his masterly translations, but also for his friendly help and advice as well as his valuable3

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