Quiet War in Germany: Friedrich Schelling and Friedrich Schleiermacher
In the early 1800s, two figures foundational to modern intellectual life, Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling and Friedrich Schleiermacher, engaged in what they called a “quiet war,” stemming from…
A New Type of Historical Knowledge
- Sociology, Computer ScienceInf. Soc.
The author describes the implementation and initial results for the specific case of German Idealism and the initial design for a potential implementation for the field of the history of ideas.
Immanuel Kant, his philosophy and medicine
- Philosophy, MedicineMedicine, health care, and philosophy
The article describes the initial reaction of Kantian philosophy on medicine in the late 18th and early 19th century and its influence in theLate 20th century.
Scholars and Miners: Dowsing and the Freiberg Mining Academy
The Freiberg Mining Academy (f. 1765) illustrates how state control and the Enlightenment came to dominate European mining. Notwithstanding calls for a break with mining tradition, however,…
The ‘philosophical grasp of the appearances’ and experimental microscopy: Johannes Müller’s microscopical research, 1824–1832
Abstract Romantic Naturphilosophie has been at the centre of almost every account of early nineteenth-century sciences, be it as an obstacle or as an aid for scientific advancement. The following…
Lorenz Oken and Naturphilosophie in Jena, Paris and London.
- Medicine, PhilosophyHistory and philosophy of the life sciences
Although Lorenz Oken is a classic example of Naturphilosophie as applied to biology, his views have been imperfectly understood. He is best viewed as a follower of Schelling who consistently…
The Place of Science in Kant's University
Cet article s'interesse a la vie scientifique en Prusse au XVIIIe et XIXe siecles et plus particulierement a la vie intellectuelle de l'Universite de Konigsberg. La place de la science dans cette…
On the Margins: Experimental Physics and Mathematics in the German States, 1790–1830
Paris was not the only site for the practice and development of mathematics and experimental philosophy around the turn of the nineteenth century.1 Throughout the eighteenth century, in Britain and…
Gotthilf Heinrich Schubert and the dark side of natural science
G. H. Schuberts Vorlesungsreihe über die Nachtseite der Naturwissenschaft ist wegen ihres Inhalts und wegen der Rolle, die sie in der deutschen Kultur und Politik während der Zeit der napoleonischen…
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Fries lost first place to both Schelling and Hegel, second place to Schelling alone, and third place to Schubert when Schleiermacher as rector broke an 8-8 tie in favor of Schubert
Fries to Heidelberg Univ. Curator
Martin to the Heidelberg faculty of law. Lautenschlager
- J. D. Gries. Allgemeine deultsche Biographie
Sonnenklar Beweis, dass in Professor Schellings Naturphilosophie nur die vom Hofrat und Professor Voigt in Jena schon langst vorgetragenen Grundsatze der Physik wiederholen werden
- Fries had directed two works at Schelling: Reinhold, Fichte, und Schelling (1803) and
While correct that he had just begun new duties, De Wette erred in locating him in Koblenz. Delbruck was in Dusseldorf until 1818