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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.
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(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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(8) I will therefore conclude this paper with a few preparatory remarks towards adopting a Schellingian approach to the philosophy of nature; albeit one that deviates from Schelling in several important respects.
Hartmann combines Schopenhauer's inevitable dissatisfaction of the will with a Hegelian phenomenological teleology and Schellingian pantheistic nature.
Schlegel is "Schellingian" in his philosophy of the beautiful.
I show in my third part how Schellingian resonances appear in Hearer of the Word (lectures 1937, published 1941).
The Wisdom Lovers of the 1820s are accorded an unusually prominent place in her history of the intelligentsia because they were the first to give a positive meaning to the posture of religious "doubt"--even if, in the end, they conceived doubt merely as a necessary stage in the individual's ascent to the higher knowledge of the Schellingian Absolute (21-22).
Even though Wakefield could be consequently appreciated in the rarefied terms of the Schellingian schuldlose Schuldige [the guiltless guilty], he does not really belong, as is sometimes argued, with the impossibly troubled larger-than-life likes of Oedipus, Faust, Cain or Absconditus.
There is yet another play of ideas: "mind" further invokes the Schellingian World Soul whose creativity Novalis is mocking as being so rigid that its cosmos must remain sterile, unable to reproduce anything materially.
Rather than emphasizing the "voluntary" nature of the reminiscence that Proust portrays as constructing his evocations of the past, however, Kristeva associates it with a Romantic, and specifically Schellingian, tradition of creative imagination that is more spontaneous than voluntary, and that--according to Proust and its earlier advocates--mysteriously reconciles the subjective vision or interpretation with the objective "truths" it seeks to portray.
For Ruskin's argument follows exactly Coleridge's (Schellingian or Kantian) order of things.
In short, Richards wishes to push the case for a Romantic Goethe-*a blend of Spinoza, Schelling, and Oken with some Schiller thrown in for critical awareness: 'Goethe thus reaffirms a Schellingian Spinozism: God, nature, and intellect are one' (p.490).
that common understanding believes in the reality of physical objects; from that perspective the Greeks considered the gods to be neither real nor unreal." (24) Later in the nineteenth century, a variant on this Schellingian "aesthetic" approach to religion was expressed by Nietzsche in The Birth of Tragedy.
The embrace of the irreducible atomization of the social arena originates not only in a historicist claim of the failure of Hegel's confidence in modernity but also in a Schellingian critique of Hegel.