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The Relevance of RomanticismEssays on German Romantic Philosophy$
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Dalia Nassar

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780199976201

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199976201.001.0001

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Sociability and the Conduct of Philosophy

Sociability and the Conduct of Philosophy

What We Can Learn from Early German Romanticism

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(p.110) 6 Sociability and the Conduct of Philosophy
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The Relevance of Romanticism
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Jane Kneller

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199976201.003.0007

This paper describes the model of sociability developed by the early German romantics with the aim of showing its relevance to academic discourses aiming to be more diverse and inclusive. The paper begins by linking the early German romantics’ conception of “symphilosophizing” to the art of “reciprocal communication” hinted at by Kant at the end of the “Critique of Aesthetic Judgment” and to the transformation of academic discourse in Jena during that period. It discusses the ways in which the work of three of the central figures of early German romanticism—Friedrich Schlegel, Novalis, and Friedrich Schleiermacher—developed Kant’s notion of a “sociability that befits our humanity” by in effect socializing Kant’s account of genius, giving rise to a theory of genial conversation that is still worthy of study and emulation.

Keywords:   early German romanticism, Friedrich Schlegel, Novalis, Schleiermacher, Kant, aesthetic ideas, sociability

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