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This review is from: The World as Will and Representation, Vol. 1: v. 1 (Paperback)
Schopenhauer is generally regarded as a 'correction to Kant' and that is very true.
As Kants Critique starts well, and ends in a floundering mess of complexity, Schopenhauer picks up the thread and with - amazingly - wit and verve accepts Kant's basic position, and then goes on to clarify it, before too floundering into a bit of a mess at the end.
It's not surprising- metaphysics is always thinking about thinking, and that's a hard - possibly the hardest - thing to achieve clarity at.
If you aren't interested in Metaphysics why are you reading this review?
If you are, then this is a must have for the collection. And its a good translation too.
Schopenhauer is often dismissed these days. Don't. He's good and he's sharp. Understand what he tries to say and make your own mind up.