[ shel-ing ]

  1. Frie·drich Wil·helm Jo·seph von [free-drikh-vil-helm yoh-zef fuhn], /ˈfri drɪx ˈvɪl hɛlm ˈyoʊ zɛf fən/, 1775–1854, German philosopher.

Other words from Schelling

  • Schel·ling·ism, Schel·ling·i·an·ism [she-ling-ee-uh-niz-uhm], /ʃɛˈlɪŋ i əˌnɪz əm/, noun

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/ (German ˈʃɛlɪŋ) /

  1. 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)

Derived forms of Schelling

  • Schellingian (ʃɛˈlɪŋɪən), adjective

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