The origins of early German Romanticism and the philosophical contributions of the movement’s such a lot very important philosopher.
This ebook addresses the philosophical reception of early German Romanticism and gives the 1st in-depth research in English of the movement’s most crucial thinker, Friedrich Schlegel, featuring his philosophy opposed to the history of the controversies that formed its emergence. Elizabeth Millán-Zaibert starts off through distinguishing early German Romanticism from classical German Idealism, less than which it has all too frequently been subsumed, after which explores Schlegel’s romantic philosophy (and his rejection of first rules) by means of exhibiting how he spoke back to 3 crucial figures of the post-Kantian interval in Germany—Jacobi, Reinhold, and Fichte—as good as to Kant himself. She concludes with a finished critique of the cultured and epistemological results of Schlegel’s concept, with precise cognizance paid to his use of irony.
“…this publication is an invaluable adjunct to the paintings of [Frederick] Beiser, [Andrew] Bowie and [Manfred] Frank.” — Philosophy in Review
“…Millán-Zaibert makes an important and confident contribution to the transforming into checklist of up to date scholarship within the zone of early German romantic philosophy … [she] does a superb activity of enticing Schlegel’s suggestion within the context of Kant, Spinoza, Fichte, Hegel, and different heavyweight philosophers.” — Kinesis
“…[an] vital book.” — CHOICE
“Millán-Zaibert makes a powerful argument that Schlegel has a truly brilliant and suitable philosophical place, and that it's been in general misunderstood and underappreciated. i feel all people operating within the box should be indebted to this quantity and may paintings with it regularly.” — Karl Ameriks, coeditor of The smooth topic: Conceptions of the Self in Classical German Philosophy
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