Schelling Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von
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.
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