Schelling

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Schel·ling

 (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.

Schelling

(German ˈʃɛlɪŋ)
n
(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

Schel•ling

(ˈʃɛl ɪŋ)

n.
Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von, 1775–1854, German philosopher.