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[shel-ing] /ˈʃɛl ɪŋ/
Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von
[free-drikh vil-helm yoh-zef fuh n] /ˈfri drɪx ˈvɪl hɛlm ˈyoʊ zɛf fən/ (Show IPA),
1775–1854, German philosopher.
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Schellingism, Schellingianism
[she-ling-ee-uh-niz-uh m] /ʃɛˈlɪŋ i əˌnɪz əm/ (Show IPA),
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/German ˈʃɛlɪŋ/
Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von (ˈfriːdrɪç ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈjoːzɛf fɔn). 1775–1854, German philosopher. He expanded Fichte's idea that there is one reality, the infinite and absolute Ego, by regarding nature as an absolute being working towards self-consciousness. His works include Ideas towards a Philosophy of Nature (1797) and System of Transcendental Idealism (1800)
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Schellingian (ʃɛˈlɪŋɪən) adjective
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