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contempte of the vvorld and the vanitie therof
Diego de Estella
|Statement||written by the reuerent F. Diego de Stella, of the order of S. Fr. deuided into three bookes, and of late translated out of the Italian into Englishe, vvith conuenient tables in the end of the booke.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||, 269,  p. :|
|Number of Pages||269|
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In “On the Vanity of Existence,” Schopenhauer argues that life’s futility: is revealed in the whole form existence assumes: in the infiniteness of time and space contrasted with the finiteness of the individual in both; in the fleeting present as the sole form in which actuality exists; in the contingency and relativity of all things; in continual becoming without being; in continual.The Depiction of Law in The Bonfire of the Vanities Richard A.
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