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New Schelling - Alistair Welchman

New Schelling

By: Alistair Welchman (Editor), Judith Norman (Editor)

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Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Von Schelling (1775-1854) was a colleague of Hegel, Holderlin, Fichte, Goethe, Schlegel, and Schiller. Always a champion of Romanticism, Schelling advocated a philosophy which emphasized intuition over reason, which maintained aesthetics and the creative imagination to be of the highest value. At the same time, Schelling's concerns for the self and the rational make him a major precursor to existentialism and phenomenology. Schelling has exercised a subterranean influence on modern thought. His diverse writings have not given rise to a system or school of thought; rather, individual philosophers have been influenced by the resonance of his ideas and their influence on contemporary ideas and movements. The New Schelling brings together a wide-ranging set of essays which elaborate the connections between Schelling and other thinkers - such as Marx, Nietzsche, Freud, Sartre, Deleuze, and Lacan - and argue for the unexpected modernity of Schelling's work.

"Over the past few years Schelling has shot from Teutonic obscurity to something like philosophical stardom" Terry Eagleton."

Contributors
Acknowledgements
Introduction : the new Schellingp. 1
Several connections between aesthetics and therapeutics in nineteenth-century philosophyp. 13
Everything you always wanted to know about Schelling (but were afraid to ask Hitchcock)p. 30
Dialectical idealism in transition to materialism : Schelling's idea of a contraction of God and its consequences for the philosophy of historyp. 43
Schelling and Nietzsche : willing and timep. 90
Philosophy and the experience of constructionp. 106
'Philosophy become genetic' : the physics of the world soulp. 128
Schelling and Sartre on being and nothingnessp. 151
Schelling's metaphysics of evilp. 167
Schelling and Nagarjuna : the 'night absolute', openness, and Ungrundp. 190
Selected bibliographyp. 209
Indexp. 213
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ISBN: 9780826469427
ISBN-10: 0826469426
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 230
Published: 22nd April 2004
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.72 x 16.1  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 1