In Sandra Shapshay (ed.), The Palgrave Schopenhauer Handbook. pp. 299-322 (2017)

David Bather Woods
University of Warwick
This chapter argues that Schopenhauer’s political philosophy, on the one hand, is conservative in character, while his moral philosophy, on the other, has progressive applications to social and political life. While this is not inconsistent in itself, it does confound Schopenhauer’s expectation that the norms of political justice converge on the same set of outwards behaviors as the norms of moral justice.
Keywords schopenhauer  politics  political philosophy  compassion  contractarianism  the state  punishment  ethics  justice
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