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The theological dimensions of F.W.J. Schelling's theory of symbolic language

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In this thesis I examine Schelling’s construction of symbolic language in §73 of his Philosophie der Kunst. I approach this construction in three ways. First, I compare Schellingian symbolic language to other contemporary theories of the symbol and language (in particular, those of Goethe, Kant and A.W. Schlegel). While Schelling’s theory of symbolic language possesses properties similar to these other theories (the identity of being and meaning, organic wholeness, the co-existence of oppo...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Theology Faculty
Oxford college:
Worcester College
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HUMS
Department:
Theology Faculty
Sub department:
Theology and Religion Faculty
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Arts and Humanities Research Council
Funding agency for:
Whistler, D
Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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English
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2011-08-23

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