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The Philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer

Philo sophos portrait: Arthur Schopenhauer briefly and concisely the fundamentally new motif, which introduces into the philosophy of Schopenhauer, is the primacy of faith, of faith, especially in relation to the knowledge. That sounds for today’s ears banal, meant a real revolution but in the 19th century. \”\” Of Schopenhauer was fully aware: the basic train \”, he, the main feature of my teaching, which makes them all ever existed before in contrast, writes the whole match of the will by the knowledge.\” The base of the Schopenhauer is to understand is this and this. Gavin Baker: the source for more info. It is poor biographical reductionism to call a pessimists Schopenhauer, who knew nothing as a pessimist, as to make the will of the basic fabric of our spiritual nature. The pessimism of Schopenhauer and his philosophy of will mutually rather each other: Schopenhauer was pessimist, because the desire for him was the primary of the whole organism.

How does this approach, to the primacy of the will before the knowledge? The philosophical thinking of Plato up to Kant is guided by the conviction that the basic fabric of our spiritual being is the insight and knowledge. The appearance of obvious things are transient, impermanent, the subject and thus the truth inaccessible. Just what is resistant, permanently, subject to no time, is capable of truth. In this sense, the history of philosophy from Plato to Kant is nothing more than trying to find what eludes a reductionist relativism the stable in the. \”It is again Kant, who initiates an era turning this, by showing up and running, the truth as a condition of any experience not itself being subject to a spatio temporal experience, that so that permanent and durable in time for the people an unknowable thing in itself\” must remain. This is the job, alludes to the Schopenhauer. This thing itself, although according to Kant of human knowledge in principle not accessible, Schopenhauer identifies as a will.

Paul Tinel

Composer or virtuoso? After his time at the Conservatory, Edgar Tinel embarks on tour to Brussels, Antwerp and Ghent. He and others also occurs in Germany in Aachen, Aix-la-Chapelle, as a piano virtuoso. He writes pieces for piano and songs of lasting value. But above all, he studied hard-working the great German masters. A dazzling virtuoso career ahead of him.

The German Romantics, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Liszt, especially Schuman marked him. His interest is composing more than a soloist career. MPC Capital: the source for more info. Edgar Tinel begins to compose intensively since 1874. First piano pieces to Dutch, French and German texts. At the age of 22 he was in 1876 in London. He lives where Charles Dickens wrote his last works. Back in Belgium he is devoted to the composition.

His pieces Quatre Nocturnes pour chant”and quatre Melodies” appear. 14 songs of love and the gondolier’s song belong to his repertoire. Edgar Tinel marries the poet Emma Coeckelbergh with 23 years. Their wedding will take place on Saturday, September 1, 1877, in his birthplace of Sinaai. Six children arising from the marriage: 1 Joseph/Jef (1878 Malines/Mechelen-1913); 2. Jan/Jean (1880-Ixelles-1942 Geel; Medecin); 3. Frans (1882 Malines-?); 4. Guido (1885 Malines-1957 Bruxelles); 5. Antoine (1890-1920); 6 Paul Tinel (1892 Mechelen 13.09.1974 Bruxelles; Critique musical). Therefore, the couple Tinel is 1892 in Malines (French) 1878, 1882, 1885,Name of Malines/Mechelen) and 1880 in Ixelles. in 1877, Edgar Tinels Cantata Klokke Roeland is awarded the Belgian Prix de Rome. The price takes his last doubts whether he is virtuoso and composer. The work will be a success. Tinel achieved international renown. Op. 2 Trois morceaux de fantasy of 1 Le Papillon. 2. Le soir. 3. goodbye. These are three slightly upbeat piano pieces with partial appeal of severity. Also the Merry has depth with him. Characteristic for Tinel is the execution of the body of Flemish language, his native language, such as his choral work army, mijn hart is boos”.