On Religion: Speeches to its Cultured Despisers

On Religion: Speeches to its Cultured Despisers

by Friedrich Schleiermacher
     
 

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Schleiermacher's On Religion: Speeches to its Cultured Despisers is a classic of modern Protestant religious thought that powerfully displays the tensions between the Romantic and Enlightenment accounts of religion. This edition presents the original 1799 text in English for the first time. Richard Crouter's introduction places the work in the milieu of early

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Schleiermacher's On Religion: Speeches to its Cultured Despisers is a classic of modern Protestant religious thought that powerfully displays the tensions between the Romantic and Enlightenment accounts of religion. This edition presents the original 1799 text in English for the first time. Richard Crouter's introduction places the work in the milieu of early German Romanticism, Kant criticism, the revival of Spinoza and Plato studies, and theories of literary criticism and of the physical sciences. This fully annotated edition also contains a chronology and notes on further reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521355261
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/25/1988
Series:
Texts in German Philosophy Series
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

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