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The Palgrave Handbook on the Philosophy of Friedrich Schiller

Antonino Falduto

Friedrich Schiller is justly celebrated for his dramas and poetry. Yet, above all, he was a polymath, whose writings enriched a range of fields including history and philosophy. Until now, no comprehensive accounting of this philosophy has been undertaken. The Palgrave Handbook on the Philosophy of Friedrich Schiller makes good this desideratum, treating Schiller's poetry, prose, and dramatic work alongside his philosophical writings and reviewing his thought not only in connection with those who influenced him, such as Kant, Reinhold, and Fichte, but also those he anticipated, such as Hegel, Marx, and the Neo-Kantians. Topics treated in this volume include Schiller's philosophical background, his theoretical writings, Schiller's philosophical writing in light of his entire oeuvre, and Schiller's philosophical legacy. The Handbook also includes an overview of the main topics Schiller addressed in his philosophical writings including philosophical anthropology, aesthetics, moral philosophy, politics and political theory, the philosophy of history, and the philosophy of education. Bringing together the latest research on Schiller and his thought by leading scholars in the field, the Handbook draws attention to Schiller's undiminished importance for philosophical debates today.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
  • Publish Date: Jan 16th, 2024
  • Pages: 663
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 2023 -
  • Dimensions: 9.21in - 6.14in - 1.39in - 2.10lb
  • EAN: 9783031168000
  • Categories: Movements - IdealismPoetryGeneral

About the Author

Antonino Falduto is Lecturer (tenured Associate Professor) in Philosophy at the University of Ferrara, Italy. He is the author and editor of numerous works on the philosophy of Enlightenment (including The Faculties of the Human Mind and the Case of Moral Feeling in Kant's Philosophy, Berlin/Boston 2014).

Tim Mehigan is Professor of German in the School of Languages and Cultures at the University of Queensland, Australia, and Fellow of the Australian Academy of Humanities. He is the author of Heinrich von Kleist: Writing after Kant (2011), Robert Musil and the Question of Science (2020) and co-translator of K.L. Reinhold's New Theory of the Human Capacity for Representation (2011).

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