Schelling's Practice of the Wild: Time, Art, Imagination (SUNY series in Contemporary Continental Philosophy)

Schelling's Practice of the Wild: Time, Art, Imagination (SUNY series in Contemporary Continental Philosophy)


Reconsiders the modern relevance of Schelling’s radical philosophical and spiritual ecology.

The final twenty years have visible a renaissance and reappraisal of Schelling’s outstanding physique of philosophical paintings, relocating past explications and historic research to start pondering with and during Schelling, exploring and constructing the basic concerns at stake in his proposal and their modern relevance. during this publication, Jason M. Wirth seeks to have interaction Schelling’s paintings about the philosophical challenge of the connection of time and the mind's eye, calling this courting Schelling’s perform of the wild. targeting the questions of nature, paintings, philosophical faith (mythology and revelation), and background, Wirth argues that on the center of Schelling’s paintings is an intensive philosophical and spiritual ecology. He develops this subject matter not just via shut readings of Schelling’s texts, but additionally through bringing them into discussion with thinkers as various as Deleuze, Nietzsche, Melville, Musil, and so forth. The publication additionally positive aspects the 1st visual appeal in English translation of Schelling’s well-known letter to Eschenmayer concerning the Freedom essay.

“By considering with and during Schelling on modern concerns, Wirth is on the center of the renaissance underway of Schelling’s philosophy … In his magisterial paintings, Schelling’s perform of the Wild, Wirth brings this renaissance to a better flowering by way of taking Schelling’s pondering somewhere else, even past the place it may have long gone had it been the beneficiary of a century of feedback. during this appreciate, Wirth’s ebook advances our philosophical heritage.” — Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews

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