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By Elizabeth Millan

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

This booklet addresses the philosophical reception of early German Romanticism and gives the 1st in-depth research 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 by way of distinguishing early German Romanticism from classical German Idealism, lower than which it has all too frequently been subsumed, after which explores Schlegel’s romantic philosophy (and his rejection of first rules) by way of displaying how he replied to 3 valuable figures of the post-Kantian interval in Germany—Jacobi, Reinhold, and Fichte—as good as to Kant himself. She concludes with a entire critique of the classy and epistemological effects of Schlegel’s notion, with detailed 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 optimistic contribution to the becoming record of up to date scholarship within the sector of early German romantic philosophy … [she] does a superb task of attractive 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 resounding argument that Schlegel has a truly brilliant and suitable philosophical place, and that it's been ordinarily misunderstood and underappreciated. i feel all people operating within the box can be indebted to this quantity and may paintings with it regularly.” — Karl Ameriks, coeditor of the fashionable 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 historical past in Latin American Philosophy: modern views and the translator of Manfred Frank’s The Philosophical Foundations of Early German Romanticism, either additionally released via SUNY Press.

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