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Goethe's Conception of the World

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The thoughts expressed in this book are intended to set forth the fundamental principles which the author observed in Goethe's conception of the world. If we wish to understand Goethe's world conception, we must not be content with simply listening to what he says about it in isolated phrases, but to take the ideas found here and there and paint a larger picture.
Paperback, 216 pages
Published March 31st 2003 by Kessinger Publishing (first published June 1985)
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Compelling revision of dynamic idealism, one not in opposition to appearances nor one as mere abstraction from particulars. Goethe's onto something.
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