The effort of understanding
By Rob van Gerwen
The good, the bad and Schopenhauer
Abstract of the argument on this page
Schopenhauer's influence in philosophy: a good or a bad thing?
One thing that counts in Schopenhauer's favour is his ability, equalled by few aesthetical theories, to account for the idea that part of a beholder's satisfaction with a work of art is in the opportunity it provides them to flee from the everyday.