Happiness and misfortune

Texts by Schopenhauer and stories from inmates

Publication for humanistic spiritual care for the justice ministry with life lessons from Schopenhauer, each with an accessible introduction. In addition, the booklet contains texts and life lessons from inmates themselves.

Excerpt from the introduction: ‘This booklet focuses on the life wisdoms of the philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer. Schopenhauer did not shy away from the tragic sides of life. He put them into words, and in doing so he was a source of inspiration and sometimes comfort to many readers.’

The booklet was made possible with the support of the Humanistische Verbond.