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 (shĕl′ĭng), Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von 1775-1854.
German idealist philosopher whose theories of the self, nature, and art influenced romanticism and to a degree presaged existentialism.


(German ˈʃɛlɪŋ)
(Biography) Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von (ˈfriːdrɪç ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈjoːzɛf fɔn). 1775–1854, German philosopher. He expanded Fichte's idea that there is one reality, the infinite and absolute Ego, by regarding nature as an absolute being working towards self-consciousness. His works include Ideas towards a Philosophy of Nature (1797) and System of Transcendental Idealism (1800)
Schellingian adj


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Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von, 1775–1854, German philosopher.
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All the value which attaches to Pythagoras, Paracelsus, Cornelius Agrippa, Cardan, Kepler, Swedenborg, Schelling, Oken, or any other who introduces questionable facts into his cosmogony, as angels, devils, magic, astrology, palmistry, mesmerism, and so on, is the certificate we have of departure from routine, and that here is a new witness.
Besides that, he sent greetings to Monsieur Schelling, Madame Schoss, and his old nurse, and asked them to kiss for him "dear Sonya, whom he loved and thought of just the same as ever.
His main interest, however, was now in philosophy; perhaps no Englishman has ever had a more profoundly philosophical mind; and through scattered writings and through his stimulating though prolix talks to friends and disciples he performed a very great service to English thought by introducing the viewpoint and ideas of the German transcendentalists, such as Kant, Schelling, and Fichte.
The Bacon, the Spinoza, the Hume, Schelling, Kant, or whosoever propounds to you a philosophy of the mind, is only a more or less awkward translator of things in your consciousness which you have also your way of seeing, perhaps of denominating.
Of late in Moscow and in the country, since he had become convinced that he would find no solution in the materialists, he had read and reread thoroughly Plato, Spinoza, Kant, Schelling, Hegel, and Schopenhauer, the philosophers who gave a non-materialistic explanation of life.
We have suspended the meeting and will continue tomorrow morning," Austrian Finance Minister Hans Joerg Schelling, who has been leading the negotiations, told journalists afterwards.
The cabinet agreed to a proposal by finance minister, Hans Joerg Schelling, to close Fimbag.
The "Treatise on the Relationship of the Real and the Ideal in Nature, or the Development of the First Principles of the Philosophy of Nature and the Principles of Gravity and Light" is one of the last essays on Naturphilosophie that Schelling wrote.
On his part Hans Jreg Schelling, Austrian finance minister, said the new financial aid for Greece is calculated at 72 billion euro, including the IMF contribution.
For Europe, this would be easy to manage economically," Austrian Finance Minister Hans Joerg Schelling said in an interview with online newspaper Die Presse.
Austria's Finance Minister Hans Schelling said it was almost "inevitable".
During the meeting, Austria's Finance Minister Hans JA[paragraph]rg Schelling argued that the existing VAT system had to be changed.