Ideas from 'works' by Friedrich Schlegel [1798], by Theme Structure

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1. Philosophy / C. History of Philosophy / 4. Later European Philosophy / c. Eighteenth century philosophy
Irony is consciousness of abundant chaos
1. Philosophy / E. Nature of Metaphysics / 3. Metaphysical Systems
Plato has no system. Philosophy is the progression of a mind and development of thoughts
11. Knowledge Aims / C. Knowing Reality / 3. Idealism / b. Transcendental idealism
Poetry is transcendental when it connects the ideal to the real
21. Aesthetics / B. Nature of Art / 8. The Arts / b. Literature
For poets free choice is supreme
22. Metaethics / A. Value / 2. Values / d. Love
True love is ironic, in the contrast between finite limitations and the infinity of love
23. Ethics / F. Existentialism / 3. Angst
Irony is the response to conflicts of involvement and attachment [Pinkard]