The parts of the text that are not italicized are based on notes of Hegel’s students. These parts of the text, then, are not as reliable as Hegel’s own writings. 935 more words
Week 3: Kant – Prolegomena II
Man can do what he wills, but he cannot will what he wills.
– Arthur Schopenhauer
As is the case with many German philosophers, a first reading of the quote will sound profoundly intellectual, deeply philosophical… and utterly unintelligible.712 more words
Scruton, Grayling, Janaway, Tanner and Deathridge each present a short episode on the philosophical influences on Wagner.
This will be our reading for Saturday, September 23. You can find the location and time at our meetup.com page.
1. This essay by FJW Schelling is an attempt to explain, or perhaps create, an underlying unity of all philosophies. 3,745 more words