By Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Von Schelling,Mason Richey,Markus Zisselsberger,Jason M. Wirth
Translated the following into English for the 1st time, F. W. J. Schelling’s 1842 lectures at the Philosophy of Mythology are an early instance of interdisciplinary pondering. In looking to exhibit the improvement of the concept that of the divine Godhead in and during a variety of mythological structures (particularly of historic Greece, Egypt, and the close to East), Schelling develops the concept many philosophical thoughts are born of religious-mythological notions. In so doing, he brings jointly the fundamental relatedness of the advance of philosophical platforms, human language, background, historical artwork types, and spiritual notion. alongside the best way, he engages in analyses of contemporary philosophical perspectives concerning the origins of philosophy’s conceptual abstractions, in addition to literary and philological analyses of historical literature and poetry.
“Highly recommended.” — CHOICE
“F. W. J. Schelling is still a uniquely passionate, bold, and premature thinker. Now, greater than a hundred and fifty years after those lectures got in Berlin, his time has come. This fabric is usually exciting and infrequently exciting. Schelling’s fertile mind's eye and prodigious studying are on complete reveal the following. not just will these looking a thought-provoking philosophy of mythology locate this publication profitable, but in addition readers with curiosity within the philosophy of historical past, the philosophy of language, and the philosophy of faith should be quickened through Schelling’s forays in those components. The translators, who've additionally supplied copious notes and a thesaurus, have supplied a real service.” — Bernard Freydberg, writer of mind's eye in Kant’s Critique of useful Reason
Mason Richey teaches philosophy and is a qualified translator.
Markus Zisselsberger is Assistant Professor of contemporary Languages and Literatures on the collage of Miami and is the coeditor (with Gisela Brinker-Gabler) of “If We Had the Word.”: Ingeborg Bachmann. perspectives and Reviews.
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