1847 Philosophy Of Life And Language By Frederick Von Schlegel Rare Antique Book


1847 Philosophy Of Life And Language By Frederick Von Schlegel Rare Antique Book

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THE PHILOSOPHY OF LIFE AND PHILOSOPHY OF LANGUAGE IN A COURSE OF LECTURESby FREDERICK VON SCHLEGEL
Hardcover, 567 pagesHenry G. Bohn, London, 1847 - First Edition
Translatedfrom the German by Rev. A. J. W. Morrison.
Friedrich Schlegel, was a German poet,literary his older brother,August Wilhelm Schlegel, he was one of the main figures of theJena romantics. He was a zealous promoter of the Romantic movement and inspiredSamuel Taylor Coleridge,Adam MickiewiczandKazimierz Brodziński. Schlegel was a pioneer inIndo-European studies,comparative linguistics,morphological typology, and was the first to notice what became known asGrimm's law. As a young man he was an atheist, a radical, and an individualist. Ten years later, the same Schlegel converted toCatholicism. Around 1810 he was a diplomat and journalist in the service ofClemens von Metternich, surrounded by monks and pious men of society.
15 lectures on the Philosophy of Life intending to give a clearexposition to the followingsubjects:
  • Soul as a centre of consciousness
  • Soul as a centre of moral life
  • Cooperationof soul and mind in acquisition of knowledge
  • Soul in itsrelation to nature
  • Soul in relation to God
  • Lows of Divine Wisdom and Providence as manifested in the system of Nature, the World of Thought and the evidence of History
  • Spiritual nature of man in consciousness and in science, in external life and its great socialreactions, in its struggle with age, and in its course of restoration through the several grades of humandevelopment
Hard back binding in publisher's original embossed green cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains [viii] 567 printed pages of wear to the covers,mainly along the edges. Boards a little rubbed. Writing in black to the top of the front board. Spine a little faded. Internally the book is clean and complete. Light foxing to the first couple of pages andoccasionally - to the edges of some of the further pages. Noinscriptions or annotations.Front and back hinges cracked, the rear one quite seriously as the netting is exposed, but both boards a little limp, but still attached. Very goodbinding. Please see photos for details.
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