Schiller as Philosopher: A Re-Examination by Frederick Beiser

Schiller as Philosopher: A Re-Examination

byFrederick Beiser

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Fred Beiser, renowned as one of the world's leading historians of German philosophy, presents a brilliant new study of Friedrich von Schiller (1759-1805), rehabilitating him as a philosopher worthy of serious attention. Beiser shows, in particular, that Schiller's engagement with Kant is farmore subtle and rewarding than is often portrayed. Promising to be a landmark in the study of German thought, Schiller as Philosopher will be compulsory reading for any philosopher, historian, or literary scholar engaged with the key developments of this fertile period.

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Frederick Beiser is a Professor of Philosophy at Syracuse University in New York.
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Title:Schiller as Philosopher: A Re-ExaminationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:298 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.63 inPublished:March 7, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Introduction1. Early Philosophy2. An Objective Aesthetic3. Grace and Dignity4. Argument and Context of the Asthetische Briefe5. Dispute with Kant6. Autonomy versus Enlightenment7. The Philosophy of Freedom8. Theory of TragedyAppendix 1: Rhetoric and Philosophy in Schiller's EssaysAppendix 2: The Neo-Kantian Interpretation of SchillerBibliographyIndex

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`Beiser's approach and even his arguments mirror the deeply unsettled character of Schiller's thought itself.'Robert E Norton, Times Literary Supplement