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Enlightenment, Revolution, and Romanticism

The Genesis of Modern German Political Thought, 1790–1800

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ISBN 9780674418974

Publication Date: 12/01/1992

434 pages


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  • Introduction
  • Part I. Liberalism
    • 1. German Liberalism in the 1790s
    • 2. The Politics of Kant’s Critical Philosophy
    • 3. Philosophy and Politics in J. G. Fichte’s 1794
    • 4. The Political Thought of Friedrich Schiller, 1781–1800
    • 5. The Early Political Theory of Wilhelm von Humboldt
    • 6. The Political Thought of F. H. Jacobi
    • 7. Georg Forster, the German Jacobin
  • Part II. Herder and Early German Romaticism
    • 8. The Political Theory of J. G. Herder
    • 9. Early Romantic Political Theory
    • 10. The Early Politics and Aesthetics of Friedrich Schlegel
    • 11. The Political Theory of Novalis
  • Part III. Conservatism
    • 12. The Rise of German Conservatism
    • 13. The Political Philosophy of C. M. Wieland
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Index

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