Historical-Critical Introduction to the Philosophy of Mythology (SUNY Series in Contemporary Continental Philosophy)

Historical-Critical Introduction to the Philosophy of Mythology (SUNY Series in Contemporary Continental Philosophy)


Translated the following into English for the 1st time, F. W. J. Schelling s 1842 lectures at the Philosophy of Mythology are an early instance of interdisciplinary considering. In trying to convey the improvement of the idea that of the divine Godhead in and during quite a few mythological platforms (particularly of historical Greece, Egypt, and the close to East), Schelling develops the concept that many philosophical innovations are born of religious-mythological notions. In so doing, he brings jointly the basic relatedness of the improvement of philosophical structures, human language, background, old artwork types, and spiritual idea. alongside the way in which, he engages in analyses of recent philosophical perspectives concerning the origins of philosophy s conceptual abstractions, in addition to literary and philological analyses of historic literature and poetry."

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