Ideas from 'Outline of a System of the Philosophy of Nature' by Friedrich Schelling [1799], by Theme Structure

[found in 'First Outline of a System of the Philosophy of Nature' by Schelling,F.W.J. (ed/tr Peterson,Keith R.) [SUNY 2004,0-7914-6004-5]].

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11. Knowledge Aims / C. Knowing Reality / 3. Idealism / d. Absolute idealism
For Schelling the Absolute spirit manifests as nature in which self-consciousness evolves [Lewis,PB]
Metaphysics aims at the Absolute, which goes beyond subjective and objective viewpoints [Pinkard]
26. Natural Theory / A. Speculations on Nature / 1. Nature
Schelling sought a union between the productivities of nature and of the mind [Bowie]
Schelling made organisms central to nature, because mere mechanism could never produce them [Pinkard]