Schiller’s philosophical letters: naturalising spirit to moralise nature

Deligiorgi, Katerina (2013) Schiller’s philosophical letters: naturalising spirit to moralise nature. Philosophical Readings, 1 (5). pp. 63-77. ISSN 2036-4989

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Abstract

The Philosophical letters is a short piece that Schiller composed in the early eighties and published in the Thalia in 1786. Despite its title, the work has received little attention from philosophers. My aim in this paper is to show that if we read the Letters with the Dissertation in view, we can get an interesting perspective on the moral motivation for Schiller’s interactionism in these early works that touches on certain unresolved problems also in the later works.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Special issue: Reading Schiller: ethics, aesthetics, and religion
Schools and Departments: School of History, Art History and Philosophy > Philosophy
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BD Speculative Philosophy > BD300 Ontology Including being, the soul, life, death
Depositing User: Katerina Deligiorgi
Date Deposited: 25 Oct 2017 13:02
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2017 13:02
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/25205

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