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Questions related to Thomas Mann's 1901 novel Buddenbrooks. Use this tag with the [thomas-mann] tag.

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How significant is Schopenhauer's philosophy in Buddenbrooks?

In Thomas Mann's Buddenbrooks, in part 10, Thomas Buddenbrook finds himself reading a treatise on philosophy, which elevates him above his day to day care to a level where he can see the pettiness of ...