Late German Idealism: Trendelenburg and Lotze by Frederick C. BeiserLate German Idealism: Trendelenburg and Lotze by Frederick C. Beiser

Late German Idealism: Trendelenburg and Lotze

byFrederick C. Beiser

Hardcover | October 19, 2013

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Frederick C. Beiser presents a study of the two most important idealist philosophers in Germany after Hegel: Adolf Trendelenburg and Rudolf Lotze. Trendelenburg and Lotze dominated philosophy in Germany in the second half of the nineteenth century. They were important influences on thegeneration after them, on Frege, Brentano, Dilthey, Kierkegaard, Cohen, Windelband and Rickert. Late German Idealism is the first book on this significant but neglected chapter in European philosophical history. It provides a general introduction to every aspect of the philosophy of Trendelenburgand Lotze - their logic, metaphysics, ethics and aesthetics; but it is also a study of their intellectual development, from their youth until their death. Their philosophy is placed in the context of their lives and culture.
Frederick C. Beiser was born and raised in the US, and studied in the UK at Oriel and Wolfson Colleges, Oxford. He also studied in Germany and lived in Berlin for many years, receiving stipends from the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung and the Humboldt Stiftung. He has taught in universities across the US, and is currently Professor of Philosop...
Title:Late German Idealism: Trendelenburg and LotzeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.03 inPublished:October 19, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019968295X

ISBN - 13:9780199682959


Table of Contents

General Introdution: Idealism After HegelPart I: Trendelenburg1. Place in History2. Early Years3. Logic and Metaphysics4. Ethical and Political Theory5. Aesthetics, Religion, and Pedagogics6. Controversy over KantEpiloguePart II: Lotze1. Relevance of Lotze2. Youth and Education (Zittau and Leipzig, 1817-1839)3. Early Metaphysics and Logic (Leipzig, 1839-1844)4. Aesthetics, Physiology, and Psychology (Gottingen, 1844-54)5. Mikrokosmus (Gottingen, 1854-1864)6. Practical Philosophy (Gottingen-Berlin, 1857-1881)EpilogueBibliography