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With his suicide in 1903, at the age of 23, Otto Weininger became a central figure in the mythology of fin-de-siecle Vienna. This volume of essays, published posthumously, is a sequel to his book, Sex and Character, which was banned by Nazi censors. This is its first translation into English.
"Peer Gynt" and Ibsen (remarks on the erotic, hate and love, crime and the ideas of father and son); aphoristic remainders (the psychology of sadism and masochism, of murder, remarks about ethics, original sin, etc); characterology (seekers and priests - Schiller and fragments about Wagner and "Parsifal"); the unidirectionality of time and its ethical significance, with speculation about time, space and the will; metaphysics.
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