The Cambridge Companion to German Idealism

The Cambridge Companion to German Idealism

by Karl Ameriks
     
 

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The Cambridge Companion to German Idealism offers a comprehensive, penetrating, and informative guide to what is regarded as the classical period of German philosophy. The essays in the volume trace and explore the unifying themes of German Idealism, and discuss their relationship to Romanticism, the Enlightenment, and the culture of seventeenth- and eighteenth

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The Cambridge Companion to German Idealism offers a comprehensive, penetrating, and informative guide to what is regarded as the classical period of German philosophy. The essays in the volume trace and explore the unifying themes of German Idealism, and discuss their relationship to Romanticism, the Enlightenment, and the culture of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Europe. The result is an illuminating overview of a rich and complex philosophical movement.

Contributors:
Karl Ameriks, Frederick Beiser, Paul Guyer, Allen Wood, Daniel Dahlstrom, Paul Franks, Rolf Peter Horstmann, Charles Larmore, Terry Pinkard, Robert Pippin, Gunter Zoller, Dieter Sturma, Andrew Bowie.

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"The Cambridge Companion is an excellent supplement to those on Kant, Hegel, and Fichte." Choice

"This is essential reading for students and scholars of the most productive period in continental philosophy... the majority offer in-depth, jargon-free, authoritative treatments of central issues." Allegra De Laurentis, Philosophical Inquiry

"...this collection is a must-have for anyone interested in this period; it will certainly serve as a wise and illuminating companion for those coming to grips with the daunting texts of that time." Book Notes

"The contributions to this volume offer a rich, detailed, and in some respects innovative and remarkable account of that uniquely fecund and philosophically revolutionary epoch known as German Idealism." The Philosophical Review

"The Cambridge Companion is an excellent supplement to those on Kant, Hegel, and Fichte." Choice

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521651783
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2006
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Philosophy Series
Pages:
324
Sales rank:
903,583
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

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