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Aesthetic Reason and Imaginative Freedom: Friedrich Schiller and Philosophy

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2019.04.02 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews María del Rosario Acosta López and Jeffrey L. Powell (eds.), Aesthetic Reason and Imaginative Freedom: Friedrich Schiller and Philosophy, SUNY Press, 2018, 217pp., $90.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781438472195. Reviewed by Antonino Falduto, University of St Andrews/Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg This collection provides an analysis of different aspects of Friedrich Schiller's treatment of politics and aesthetics and ingeniously makes an attempt to elucidate the important connection between these two fields in the context of Schiller's work. It has a brief introduction, twelve essays and an overview of the secondary literature on Schiller's philosophical thought. The essays are divided into two sections: the first is dedicated to the relevance of Schiller's work in the context of history of philosophy; the second is characterized by a more theoretical approach, which tends in particular to compare Schiller's texts with the results of some current philosophical debates. The volume does not deal with Schiller... Read More

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