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Violence, Fear, and Power: The Expansion and Limitation of War

Andreas Herberg‐Rothe

in Clausewitz's Puzzle: The Political Theory of War

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199202690
eISBN:
9780191707834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202690.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

What Clausewitz says about the interactions to the extreme provides the basis for the assumption that he is the theorist of destruction and the precursor of the idea of total war. But these ... More


Developments in Idealist Philosophy of Religion

W. J. Mander

in British Idealism: A History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199559299
eISBN:
9780191725531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559299.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines the philosophy of religion of both Personal Idealism and the later developments of Absolute Idealism. Examining the complex of relations between God, the Absolute and the finite ... More


NON‐NATURALISM

David O. Brink

in Perfectionism and the Common Good: Themes in the Philosophy of T. H. Green

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266401
eISBN:
9780191600906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266409.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter focuses on Green's non-naturalism, which commits him to his own dualism, inasmuch as he seems to think that a precondition of conscious experience is an active self-conscious mind that ... More


The Metaphysics of the Absolute

W. J. Mander

in British Idealism: A History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199559299
eISBN:
9780191725531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559299.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

One of the most characteristic marks of British Idealist philosophy is the centrality it accords to issues of metaphysics. After brief consideration of their general understanding of metaphysics, ... More


Idealist Philosophy of Religion

W. J. Mander

in British Idealism: A History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199559299
eISBN:
9780191725531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559299.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

It has been said that to its adherents philosophy of religion was the most important part of Idealism, and in this chapter it is argued that British Idealism offered a solution to the Victorian ... More


Identity Philosophy and the Philosophy of Art

Dalia Nassar

in The Romantic Absolute: Being and Knowing in Early German Romantic Philosophy, 1795-1804

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084060
eISBN:
9780226084237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084237.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter explores Schelling’s turn to reason following the System. It contends that the problem with the work of art has to do with the fact that it remains an object, opposed to the subject. As ... More


In Law

Tilo Schabert

in The Second Birth: On the Political Beginnings of Human Existence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226038056
eISBN:
9780226185156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226185156.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The rule of law is necessary in every human society. Human beings come together driven by the natural predicament of their bodily existence, which makes them dependent on mutual help. But the ... More


The Early Schelling: Between Fichte and Spinoza

Dalia Nassar

in The Romantic Absolute: Being and Knowing in Early German Romantic Philosophy, 1795-1804

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084060
eISBN:
9780226084237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084237.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines Schelling’s earliest philosophical writings, and argues that until 1796, Schelling was much more influenced by Spinoza than by Fichte. It illustrate that although Schelling ... More


The Romantic Absolute: Being and Knowing in Early German Romantic Philosophy, 1795-1804

Dalia Nassar

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084060
eISBN:
9780226084237
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084237.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

While the notion of the absolute is most often identified with Hegel’s philosophical system, The Romantic Absolute explicates the significance of the absolute in the epistemology and metaphysics of ... More


Conclusion: The Romantic Absolute

Dalia Nassar

in The Romantic Absolute: Being and Knowing in Early German Romantic Philosophy, 1795-1804

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084060
eISBN:
9780226084237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084237.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The final section of the book elaborates the connections between the three thinkers examined, and maintains that, in spite of their differences, they agreed on the most fundamental level. It points ... More


Introduction

Terry Pinkard

in Hegel's Naturalism: Mind, Nature, and the Final Ends of Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199860791
eISBN:
9780199932986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860791.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

What we seek in philosophy, as Kant said, is orientation. Just as we seek familiar landmarks in the darkness of a room to guide ourselves, we seek guidelines in the metaphorical darkness of pure ... More


Jena Romanticism and the Philosophical Significance of Irony

Fred Rush

in Irony and Idealism: Rereading Schlegel, Hegel, and Kierkegaard

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199688227
eISBN:
9780191767531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688227.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Chapter one begins by setting out the general post-Kantian and post-Jacobian philosophical landscape against which the Jena romanticism of Novalis and Friedrich Schlegel develops. Both Novalis’ and ... More


The Philosophy of Nature

Dalia Nassar

in The Romantic Absolute: Being and Knowing in Early German Romantic Philosophy, 1795-1804

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084060
eISBN:
9780226084237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084237.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter explores Schelling’s turn to nature, and engages with the debates concerning the origins of his transformed understanding of nature. While in his early writings on nature, Schelling had ... More


Interpreting the Fichte-Studien

Dalia Nassar

in The Romantic Absolute: Being and Knowing in Early German Romantic Philosophy, 1795-1804

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084060
eISBN:
9780226084237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084237.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter focuses on Novalis’ so-called Fichte-Studien (1795-6), which Manfred Frank has described as the “most important contribution to philosophical romanticism.” It considers two competing ... More


. Karel Čapek's Can(n)on of Negation

Robert M. Philmus

in Visions And Re-Visions: (Re)constructing Science Fiction

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853238997
eISBN:
9781781380864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238997.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter analyzes the works of Karel Čapek. It first examines the trilogy consisting of Hordubal (1933), Meteor (Povětroň, 1934), and An Ordinary Life (Obyěejný život, 1934). It then turns to The ... More


Conclusion to Part 2: Schlegel as Philosopher

Dalia Nassar

in The Romantic Absolute: Being and Knowing in Early German Romantic Philosophy, 1795-1804

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084060
eISBN:
9780226084237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084237.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter is a brief recapitulation of Part Two. It indicates that Schlegel’s key contributions to the history of philosophy consist in his move beyond subjective transcendental idealism, in the ... More


From the System of Transcendental Idealism to the Identity Philosophy

Dalia Nassar

in The Romantic Absolute: Being and Knowing in Early German Romantic Philosophy, 1795-1804

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084060
eISBN:
9780226084237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084237.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter investigates Schelling’s most well-known philosophical work, the System des transzendentalen Idealismus (1800), explicates Schelling’s justification for the necessity of this work, and ... More


Conclusion to Part 3

Dalia Nassar

in The Romantic Absolute: Being and Knowing in Early German Romantic Philosophy, 1795-1804

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084060
eISBN:
9780226084237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084237.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This brief reiteration of Schelling’s development suggests that in Schelling one finds a vivid presentation of key romantic ideas and questions. Thus, instead of interpreting Schelling as the ... More


Conclusion to Part 1:: Romanticism and Idealism

Dalia Nassar

in The Romantic Absolute: Being and Knowing in Early German Romantic Philosophy, 1795-1804

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084060
eISBN:
9780226084237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084237.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter offers a brief summary of the preceding chapters, by recounting key moments in Novalis’ development and pointing to his most important influences. It argues that although Novalis is ... More


From Epistemology to Ontology:: The Lectures on Transcendental Idealism

Dalia Nassar

in The Romantic Absolute: Being and Knowing in Early German Romantic Philosophy, 1795-1804

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084060
eISBN:
9780226084237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084237.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter explores the transition in Schlegel’s thought from transcendental philosophy or epistemology to ontology. In contrast to widespread interpretations of Schlegel as an epistemologist, the ... More


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