Continental idealism : Leibniz to Nietzsche /

"Standard accounts of nineteenth-century German philosophy often begin with Kant and assess philosophers after him in light of their responses to Kantian idealism. In Continental Idealism, Paul Redding argues that the story of German idealism begins with Leibniz. Redding begins by examining Lei...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Redding, Paul, 1948-
Format: Book
Published: New York : Routledge, 2009.
Table of Contents:
  • The seventeenth century background to the emergence of continental idealism
  • Monadological world of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
  • Kant's development from physical to moral monadologist
  • Kant and the "Copernican" conception of transcendental philosophy
  • The moral framework of metaphysics
  • The later Kant as a "post-Kantian" philosopher?
  • Jena post-Kantianism: Reinhold and Fichte
  • The Jena romanticism of Friedrich Schlegel and Friedrich Schelling
  • Hegel's idealist metaphysics of spirit
  • Schopenhauer, Nietzsche and the ambiguous end of the idealist tradition
  • Postscript: idealism after the end of (its) history.