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Schelling and Swedenborg

Schelling and Swedenborg

Horn's groundbreaking study, a combination of superb scholarship, lucid writing, and stimulating discourse, is made, at last, accessible to an English readership." ---Professor Antoine Faivre, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes This work derives from Horn's doctoral thesis on German philosopher Friedrich Schelling; Horn studied at Marburg University under Ernst Benz, who examined the impact of Swedenborg's theology on nineteenth-century Europe. Horn documents Schelling's engagement with Swedenborg's works, an engagement fuelled by the deaths of two women whom Schelling loved. Schelling framed a philosophy that addressed his personal issues; and in Swedenborg's descriptions of the spiritual realm, he found an invaluable resource.

The scholar will find suggestive contacts with Goethe, Wagner, and Franz von Baader, and with a theosophical tradition whose importance may have been overshadowed by Kant's scathing criticism of Swedenborg. In giving access to that undercurrent, Horn provides a unique and neglected view of nineteenth-century thought.

Specifications:
Paperback: 207 pages
Publisher: Swedenborg Foundation Publishers (September 1, 1997)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0877851867
ISBN-13: 978-0877851868
Product Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.8 inches
Shipping Weight: .42 Kg

 

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