Aesthetic Reason and Imaginative Freedom: Friedrich Schiller and Philosophy (SUNY Series in Contemporary Continental Philosophy)

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Author: Lpez, Mara Del Rosario Acosta

Brand: State University of New York Press

Number Of Pages: 217

Details: This book seeks to draw attention to Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805) as a philosophical thinker in his own right. For too long, his philosophical contribution has been neglected in favor of his much-deserved reputation as a political playwright. The essays in this collection make two arguments. First, Schiller presents a robust philosophical program that can be favorably compared to those of his age, including Rousseau, Kant, Schelling, and Hegel, and he proves to be their equal in his thinking on morality, aesthetics, and politics. Second, Schiller can also guide us in our more contemporary philosophical concerns and approaches, such as phenomenology, hermeneutics, aesthetics, and politics. Here, Schiller instructs us in our engagement with figures such as Walter Benjamin, Michel Foucault, Jacques Rancière, Roberto Esposito, and others.

EAN: 9781438472195

Release Date: 01-10-2018

Package Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.3 x 0.9 inches

Languages: English