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Schiller As Philosopher: A Re-Examination / Edition 1
     

Schiller As Philosopher: A Re-Examination / Edition 1

by Frederick Beiser
 

ISBN-10: 019928282X

ISBN-13: 9780199282821

Pub. Date: 12/22/2005

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Fred Beiser, renowned as one of the world's leading historians of German philosophy, presents a brilliant new study of Friedrich von Schiller (1759-1805), rehabilitating him as a philosopher worthy of serious attention. Beiser shows, in particular, that Schiller's engagement with Kant is far more subtle and rewarding than is often portrayed. Promising to be a

Overview

Fred Beiser, renowned as one of the world's leading historians of German philosophy, presents a brilliant new study of Friedrich von Schiller (1759-1805), rehabilitating him as a philosopher worthy of serious attention. Beiser shows, in particular, that Schiller's engagement with Kant is far more subtle and rewarding than is often portrayed. Promising to be a landmark in the study of German thought, Schiller as Philosopher will be compulsory reading for any philosopher, historian, or literary scholar engaged with the key developments of this fertile period.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199282821
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
12/22/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
298
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Early Philosophy
2. An Objective Aesthetic
3. Grace and Dignity
4. Argument and Context of the Asthetische Briefe
5. Dispute with Kant
6. Autonomy versus Enlightenment
7. The Philosophy of Freedom
8. Theory of Tragedy
Appendix 1: Rhetoric and Philosophy in Schiller's Essays
Appendix 2: The Neo-Kantian Interpretation of Schiller
Bibliography
Index

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