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The Age of German Idealism : Routledge History of Philosophy Volume VI - Professor Kathleen Higgins

The Age of German Idealism

Routledge History of Philosophy Volume VI

Hardcover Published: 2nd September 1993
ISBN: 9780415056045
Number Of Pages: 434

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The turn of the nineteenth century marked a rich and exciting explosion of philosophical energy and talent. The enormity of the revolution set off in philosophy by Immanuel Kant was comparable, in Kant's own estimation, with the Copernican Revolution that ended the Middle Ages. The movement he set in motion, the fast-moving and often cantankerous dialectic of "German Idealism," inspired some of the most creative philosophers in modern times: including G. W. F. Hegel and Arthur Schopenhauer as well as those who reacted against Kant--Marx and Kierkegaard, for example.
This volume traces the emergence of German Idealism from Kant and his predecessors through the first half of the nineteenth century, ending with the irrationalism of Kierkegaard. It provides a broad, scholarly introduction to this period for students of philosophy and related disciplines, as well as some original interpretations of these authors. Also included is a glossary of technical terms as well as a chronological table of philosophical, scientific and other important cultural events.

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"If this volume is any indication, the "Routledge History of Philosophy series should prove to be a valuable addition to the literature of the Western philosophical tradition. . . . The prose is of a very high standard . . . The bibliography is thorough and very useful . . . Recommended for all academic libraries." -"Library Journal

From Leibniz to Kant
Kant's copernican revolution
Kant's moral philosophy
Kant: Critique of Judgment
Fichte and Schelling: the jena period
Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit
Hegel's logic and philosophy of mind
Hegel, spirit, and politics
The young Hegelians
Arthur Schopenhauer
Kierkegaard's speculative despair
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ISBN: 9780415056045
ISBN-10: 0415056047
Series: ROUTLEDGE HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY : Book 6
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 434
Published: 2nd September 1993
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 17.15  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 0.89
Edition Number: 1

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