By Elizabeth Millan

ISBN-10: 0791470830

ISBN-13: 9780791470831

ISBN-10: 0791470849

ISBN-13: 9780791470848

The origins of early German Romanticism and the philosophical contributions of the movement’s most vital philosopher.

This publication addresses the philosophical reception of early German Romanticism and gives the 1st in-depth learn in English of the movement’s most crucial thinker, Friedrich Schlegel, proposing his philosophy opposed to the historical past of the controversies that formed its emergence. Elizabeth Millán-Zaibert starts off through distinguishing early German Romanticism from classical German Idealism, less than which it has all too usually been subsumed, after which explores Schlegel’s romantic philosophy (and his rejection of first ideas) by way of displaying how he answered to 3 crucial figures of the post-Kantian interval in Germany—Jacobi, Reinhold, and Fichte—as good as to Kant himself. She concludes with a finished critique of the cultured and epistemological results of Schlegel’s concept, with distinct cognizance paid to his use of irony.

“…this ebook is an invaluable adjunct to the paintings of [Frederick] Beiser, [Andrew] Bowie and [Manfred] Frank.” — Philosophy in Review

“…Millán-Zaibert makes an important and confident contribution to the becoming checklist of latest scholarship within the zone of early German romantic philosophy … [she] does a great activity of enticing Schlegel’s proposal within the context of Kant, Spinoza, Fichte, Hegel, and different heavyweight philosophers.” — Kinesis

“…[an] very important book.” — CHOICE

“Millán-Zaibert makes a powerful argument that Schlegel has a truly good and proper philosophical place, and that it's been as a rule misunderstood and underappreciated. i think every person operating within the box could be indebted to this quantity and may paintings with it regularly.” — Karl Ameriks, coeditor of the trendy topic: Conceptions of the Self in Classical German Philosophy

Elizabeth Millán-Zaibert is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at DePaul college. She is the coeditor (with Arleen Salles) of The function of background in Latin American Philosophy: modern views and the translator of Manfred Frank’s The Philosophical Foundations of Early German Romanticism, either additionally released through SUNY Press.

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