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Novalis : Fichte studies / edited by Jane Kneller.

Kneller, Jane, 1954- (Added Author).
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Subject: Fichte, Johann Gottlieb, 1762-1814.
Fichte, Johann Gottlieb, 1762-1814.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780511675010
  • ISBN: 0511675011
  • ISBN: 9780511671760
  • ISBN: 0511671768
  • ISBN: 9781139164382
  • ISBN: 1139164384
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xlii, 197 pages).
  • Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Cambridge University Press, 2003.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Fichte Studies -- Group I: 1-210 (fall to early winter, 1795) -- Group II: 211-287 (winter, 1795 to February, 1796) -- Group III: 288-372 (February-March, 1796) -- Group IV: 373-552 (March to early summer, 1796) -- Group V: 553-568 (summer, 1796) -- Group VI: 569-667 (summer to fall, 1796).
Summary: Publisher's description: This volume presents the first complete translation of Fichte Studies, a powerful, creative and sustained critique of Fichtean philosophy by the young philosopher-poet Friedrich von Hardenberg, who under the pen-name Novalis went on to become the most well-known and beloved of the early German Romantic writers. Anyone interested in the fate of German philosophy and literature immediately after Kant will find this collection of notes and aphorisms a treasure-trove of original contributions on the nature of self-consciousness, the relation of art to philosophy, and the nature of philosophical inquiry. There are also the beginnings of a strikingly contemporary-sounding semiotic theory. The text is translated by Jane Kneller, who also provides an introduction situating the Fichte Studies in the context of Novalis' life and work.
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