Encyclopedia of World Biography. Schiele- Stuart by Paula K. Byers, Suzanne Michele Bourgoin

By Paula K. Byers, Suzanne Michele Bourgoin

Provides short biographical sketches which offer important information in addition to details at the significance of the individual indexed.

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A more critical assessment of Schopenhauer’s work is in Frederick Copleston, Arthur Schopenhauer: Philosopher of Pessimism (1946). : Harvard University Press, 1990. Janaway, Christopher, Schopenhauer, Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 1994. Simmel, Georg, Schopenhauer and Nietzsche, Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1991. Ⅺ William Cornelius Schouten William Cornelius Schouten (ca. 1580-1625) was a Dutch explorer and navigator. In 1616 he discovered a new route to the Pacific via Cape Horn.

J. Hollingdale (1970), which includes an introduction containing biographical information. Patrick Gardiner, Schopenhauer (1963), is a study of the philosopher’s life and works. Schopenhauer’s life is presented in detail in Helen Zimmern, Arthur Schopenhauer: His Life and Philosophy (1876), and in William Wallace, Life of Schopenhauer (1890). A more critical assessment of Schopenhauer’s work is in Frederick Copleston, Arthur Schopenhauer: Philosopher of Pessimism (1946). : Harvard University Press, 1990.

Le Maire, who had formed a rival trading company, believed that another entrance lay south of the Strait of Magellan. If it could be found, the trade of the Pacific would be open to his company. The Eendracht, accompanied by the Hoorn, later destroyed by fire in Patagonia, sailed for South America on June 14, 1615. Schouten’s official position was that of master mariner, and Le Maire’s son Jacob accompanied the voyage as merchant and president. In January 1616 their first goal was attained when a new entrance to the Pacific around Cape Horn was discovered and named after their hometown.

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