Ideas from 'General Draft' by Novalis [1799], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Philosophical Writings' by Novalis (ed/tr Stoljar,M.M.) [SUNY 1997,0-7914-3272-6]].

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1. Philosophy / D. Nature of Philosophy / 5. Aims of Philosophy / a. Philosophy as worldly
Philosophy is homesickness - the urge to be at home everywhere
15. Nature of Minds / C. Capacities of Minds / 6. Idealisation
Desire for perfection is an illness, if it turns against what is imperfect