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[shoh-puh n-hou-er; German shoh-puh n-hou-uh r] /ˈʃoʊ pənˌhaʊ ər; German ˈʃoʊ pənˌhaʊ ər/
[ahr-too r] /ˈɑr tʊər/ (Show IPA), 1788–1860, German philosopher.
/German ˈʃoːpənhauər/
Arthur (ˈartʊr). 1788–1860, German pessimist philosopher. In his chief work, The World as Will and Idea (1819), he expounded the view that will is the creative primary factor and idea the secondary receptive factor


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