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Schelling's Theory of Symbolic Language

Forming the System of Identity

Daniel Whistler

  • The first detailed exposition of Schelling's philosophy of language to publish in any language
  • Provides an original survey of the concept of the symbol in the Goethezeit
  • Includes analysis of Schelling's metaphilosophical practice, bringing scholarship on Schelling in line with recent trends in Hegel, Maimon, and Fichte scholarship
  • Reconstructs Schelling's oft neglected system of identity
  • Integrates treatment of philosophy and theology in Schelling's work

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