“The Problem of Pessimism” – Frederick C. BEISER

1. Pessimism as Zeitgeist Beginning in the 1860s, and lasting until the end of the 19th century, the dark cloud of pessimism hung thick over Germany. This bleak and black mood spread far and wide. It was not confined to decadent aristocratic circles; it could also be found in the middle classes, among students at… Continue lendo “The Problem of Pessimism” – Frederick C. BEISER