Single Idea 22072

[catalogued under 11. Knowledge Aims / C. Knowing Reality / 3. Idealism / d. Absolute idealism]

Full Idea

Throughout Schelling's work we find the affirmation of absolute freedom or of the absolute as freedom.

Gist of Idea

Schelling always affirmed the absolute status of freedom


report of Friedrich Schelling (Philosophy of Revelation [1843], Vol.13 p.359) by Jean-François Courtine - Schelling p.83

Book Reference

'A Companion to Continental Philosophy', ed/tr. Critchley,S/Schroeder,W [Blackwell 1999], p.83

A Reaction

Of all of the German idealists, Schelling may be the closest to modern existentialism.