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Primary Literature: Editions of Schelling's Work

  • Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling's Sämmtliche Werke, [SW], ed. K.F.A. Schelling, I Abtheilung Vols. 1–10, II Abtheilung Vols. 1–4, Stuttgart: Cotta, 1856–61. An easily accessible substantial selection of the complete works has been published, ed. M. Frank, as Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von Schelling, Ausgewählte Schriften, 6 Vols., Frankfurt: Suhrkamp 1985. (Scholar)
  • Die Weltalter, [WA], M. Schröter (ed.), Munich: Biederstein, 1946; other versions than the version from 1813 printed in the Sämmtliche Werke. (Scholar)
  • The Historisch-kritische Ausgabe, im Auftrag der Schelling-Kommission der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, edited by H. M. Baumgartner, W.G. Jacobs, H. Krings, Stuttgart 1976- is still a long way from completion, but will become the new standard edition.
  • Über die Möglichkeit einer Form der Philosophie überhaupt, 1794, (On the Possibility of an Absolute Form of Philosophy), Vom Ich als Prinzip der Philosophie oder über das Unbedingte im menschlichen Wissen, 1795, (Of the I as the Principle of Philosophy or on the Unconditional in Human Knowledge), Philosophische Briefe über Dogmatismus und Kriticismus, 1795, (Philosophical Letters on Dogmatism and Criticism), in The Unconditional in Human Knowledge: Four early essays 1794–6, translation and commentary by F. Marti, Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 1980. (Scholar)
  • Abhandlungen zur Erläuterung des Idealismus der Wissenschaftslehre, 1796–7, (Essays in Explanation of the Idealism of the Doctrine of Science). (Scholar)
  • Ideen zu einer Philosophie der Natur als Einleitung in das Studium dieser Wissenschaft, 1797, Ideas for a Philosophy of Nature: as Introduction to the Study of this Science, translated by E.E. Harris and P. Heath, introduction R. Stern, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988. (Scholar)
  • Erster Entwurf eines Systems der Naturphilosophie, 1799, (First Plan of a System of the Philosophy of Nature). (Scholar)
  • System des transcendentalen Idealismus, 1800, System of Transcendental Idealism, translated by P. Heath, introduction M. Vater, Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1978. (Scholar)
  • Über den wahren Begriff der Naturphilosophie und die richtige Art, ihre Probleme zu lösen, 1801, (On the True Concept of the Philosophy of Nature and the Right Way to Solve its Problems). (Scholar)
  • Darstellung meines Systems der Philosophie, 1801, (Presentation of My System of Philosophy). (Scholar)
  • Fernere Darstellungen aus dem System der Philosophie, 1802, (Further Presentations from the System of Philosophy). (Scholar)
  • Bruno oder über das göttliche und natürliche Prinzip der Dinge, 1802, (Bruno, or On the Natural and the Divine Principle of Things), translated with an introduction by M. Vater, Albany: State University of New York Press, 1984. (Scholar)
  • Philosophie der Kunst, 1802–3, The Philosophy of Art, Minnesota: Minnesota University Press, 1989. (Scholar)
  • Vorlesungen über die Methode des akademischen Studiums, 1803 (On University Studies), translated E.S. Morgan, edited N. Guterman, Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 1966. (Scholar)
  • Philosophie und Religion, 1804, (Philosophy and Religion). (Scholar)
  • System der gesammten Philosophie und der Naturphilosophie insbesondere, 1804, (System of the Whole of Philosophy and the Philosophy of Nature in Particular). (Scholar)
  • Aphorismen zur Einleitung in die Naturphilosophie, 1806, (Aphorisms as an Introduction to the Philosophy of Nature). (Scholar)
  • Aphorismen über die Naturphilosophie, 1806, (Aphorisms on the Philosophy of Nature). (Scholar)
  • Über das Verhältnis der bildenden Künste zur Natur, 1807, (On the Relationship of the Fine Arts to Nature). (Scholar)
  • Philosophische Untersuchungen über das Wesen der menschlichen Freiheit und die damit zusammenhängenden Gegenstände, 1809, (Of Human Freedom), translation with critical introduction and notes by J. Gutmann, Chicago: Open Court, 1936. (Scholar)
  • Briefwechsel mit Eschenmayer, 1810, (Correspondence with Eschenmayer). (Scholar)
  • Stuttgarter Privatvorlesungen, 1810, (Stuttgart Private Lectures). (Scholar)
  • Die Weltalter, 1811–15, (The Ages of the World), translated with introduction and notes by F. de W. Bolman, Jr., New York: Columbia University Press, 1967. The Abyss of Freedom/Ages of the World, trans. Judith Norman, with an essay by Slavoj Žižek, Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1997. (Scholar)
  • Über die Gottheiten von Samothrake, 1815, Schelling's Treatise on ‘The Deities of Samothrace’, translation and introduction by R.F. Brown, Missoula, Mont.: Scholars Press, 1977. (Scholar)
  • Initia Philosophiae Universae, 1820–1, ed. H. Fuhrmans, Bonn: Bouvier, 1969.
  • Über die Nature der Philosophie als Wissenschaft, 1821, (On the Nature of Philosophy as a Science). (Scholar)
  • System der Weltalter, 1827–8, (System of the Ages of the World), ed. S. Peetz, Frankfurt: Klostermann, 1990. (Scholar)
  • Einleitung in die Philosophie, 1830, (Introduction to Philosophy), ed. W. E. Ehrhardt (Schellingiana 11), Stuttgart: Frommann-Holzboog, 1989. (Scholar)
  • Grundlegung der positiven Philosophie, 1832–3, (Foundations of the Positive Philosophy), ed. H. Fuhrmans Turin: Bottega d'Erasmo, 1972. (Scholar)
  • Zur Geschichte der neueren Philosophie, probably 1833–4, On the History of Modern Philosophy, translation and introduction by A. Bowie, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994. (Scholar)
  • Philosophie der Offenbarung, 1841–2, (Philosophy of Revelation), ed. M. Frank, Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1977. (Scholar)
  • Philosophie der Mythologie, 1842, (Philosophy of Mythology). (Scholar)
  • Philosophie der Offenbarung, 1842–3, (Philosophy of Revelation). Part translation in The Grounding of Positive Philosophy ed. and trans. B. Matthews, Albany: SUNY Press. (Scholar)
  • Philosophische Einleitung in die Philosophie der Mythologie oder Darstellung der reinrationalen Philosophie, between 1847 and 1852, (Philosophical Introduction to the Philosophy of Mythology or Presentation of the Purely Rational Philosophy).

Secondary Literature

  • Beach, Edward A., 1994, The Potencies of the God(s): Schelling's Philosophy of Mythology, Albany: SUNY Press (Account of the late philosophy.) (Scholar)
  • Bowie, A., 1990, Aesthetics and Subjectivity: from Kant to Nietzsche, Manchester: Manchester University Press, reprinted 1993, completely revised edition 2003. (Chapter on Schelling which characterises him in relation to Hölderlin and to Romantic and post-Romantic theories of aesthetics, and as a theorist of subjectivity who does not rely on the idea of self-presence). (Scholar)
  • –––, 1993, Schelling and Modern European Philosophy: An Introduction, London: Routledge. (The first full-length account of Schelling in English to consider him as a major philosopher in his own right, rather than as a pendant to Hegel. Connects Schelling to issues in contemporary analytical and European philosophy). (Scholar)
  • Fichte, J.G., 1971, Werke I, Berlin: de Gruyter. (See § 1). (Scholar)
  • Frank, M., 1975, Der unendliche Mangel an Sein, Frankfurt: Suhrkamp. (The classic modern account of Schelling's critique of Hegel: a dense and very difficult, but indispensable work). (Scholar)
  • –––, 1985, Eine Einführung in Schellings Philosophie, Frankfurt: Suhrkamp. (A detailed account of Schelling's early work until the end of the identity philosophy: see §2). (Scholar)
  • –––, 1991, Selbstbewußtsein und Selbsterkenntnis, Stuttgart: Reclam. (Contains a vital essay on Schelling's identity theory, ‘Identität und Subjektivität’, which sees the theory as a major event in Western philosophy). (Scholar)
  • –––, 1975a, with Kurz, G., Materialien zu Schellings philosophischen Anfängen, Frankfurt: Suhrkamp. (Essays on various aspects of Schelling's philosophy between 1795 and 1804, with accompanying historical material). (Scholar)
  • Hamilton Grant, I., 2008, Philosophies of Nature After Schelling, London: Continuum. (Reassessment of Schelling's views of nature in relation to themes in contemporary European/Continental philosophy.) (Scholar)
  • Heidegger, M., 1971, Schellings Abhandlung über das Wesen der menschlichen Freiheit, Tübingen: Niemeyer. (Dense and difficult, but essential commentary on Schelling's On the Essence of Human Freedom, with material from later lectures by Heidegger. See §3). (Scholar)
  • –––, 1991, Die Metaphysik des deutschen Idealismus (Schelling), Frankfurt: Klostermann. (After the positive account in Heidegger (1971) the claim here is that Schelling is, after all, another example of the ‘Western metaphysics’ which culminates in Nietzsche's ‘will to power’. Difficult and clearly flawed, because it ignores the late work altogether). (Scholar)
  • Henrich, D., 1982, Selbstverhältnisse, Stuttgart: Reclam. (Important essays on Schelling, Hegel and modern philosophy). (Scholar)
  • Heuser-Kessler, M.-L., 1986, ‘Die Produktivität der Natur’, Schellings Naturphilosophie und das neue Paradigma der Selbstorganisation in den Naturwissenschaften, Berlin: de Gruyter. (Claims that Schelling's philosophy of nature can be linked to developments in non-linear dynamics and to the theory of self-organising systems). (Scholar)
  • Hogrebe, W., 1989, Prädikation und Genesis. Metaphysik als Fundamentalheuristik im Ausgang von Schellings ‘Die Weltalter’, Frankfurt: Suhrkamp. (A brilliant, but demanding account of the WA as a theory of predication, which uses the tools of analytical philosophy to show how consistent much of Schelling's position is). (Scholar)
  • Jähnig, D., 1966/1969, Schelling. Die Kunst in der Philosophie, 2 volumes, Pfullingen: Neske. (Detailed and impressive account of the importance of art for Schelling's philosophy as a whole). (Scholar)
  • Jaspers, K., 1955, Schelling: Größe und Verhängnis, Munich: Piper. (An interesting, if outdated, account of Schelling's life and work, which sees Schelling as failing to achieve his philosophical goals). (Scholar)
  • Kosch, M., 2010, Freedom and Reason in Kant, Schelling, and Kierkegaard, Oxford: Oxford University Press. (Detailed discussion of issues in moral philosophy in Schelling's work after 1809.) (Scholar)
  • Marx, W., 1984, The Philosophy of F.W.J. Schelling: History, System, Freedom, Bloomington: Indiana University Press. (General and fairly accessible account, mainly of earlier work by Schelling, as far as On the Essence of Human Freedom). (Scholar)
  • Ostaric, L. (ed.), 2014, Interpreting Schelling: Critical Essays, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (Collection of essays on themes in Schelling, including a crucial essay on Schelling's conception of identity by Manfred Frank.) (Scholar)
  • Sandkaulen-Bock, B., 1990, Ausgang vom Unbedingten. Über den Anfang in der Philosophie Schellings, Göttingen: Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht. (Excellent account of Schelling's response to questions posed in particular by Jacobi concerning the grounding of philosophy in the absolute: historically detailed and very thorough on the early work). (Scholar)
  • Sandkühler, H. J., 1970, Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling, Stuttgart: Metzler. (Contains bibliography, which compliments that of Schneeberger — see below). (Scholar)
  • ––– (ed.), 1984, Natur und geschichtlicher Prozeß, Frankfurt: Suhrkamp. (Selection of essays on the philosophy of nature with useful bibliography of writings on that philosophy). (Scholar)
  • Schneeberger, G., 1954, Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von Schelling. Eine Bibliographie, Bern: Franke. (The standard bibliography, to be complimented by those cited above). (Scholar)
  • Scholz, H. (ed.), 1916, Die Hauptschriften zum Pantheismusstreit zwischen Jacobi und Mendelssohn, Berlin: Reuther and Reichard. (Contains most of the key texts by Jacobi in the Pantheism controversy). (Scholar)
  • Schulz, W., 1975, Die Vollendung des  deutschen Idealismus in der Spätphilosophie Schellings, Pfullingen: Neske. (The book which reoriented the study of Schelling after World War 2 towards the study of the later work, particularly the Hegel-critique, and linked Schelling to Kierkegaard and Heidegger. Difficult but thought-provoking). (Scholar)
  • Snow, Dale E., 1996, Schelling and the End of Idealism, Albany: SUNY Press. (Excellent, very lucid, account of the early and middle Schelling in particular.) (Scholar)
  • Tilliette, X., 1970, Schelling une philosophie en devenir, Two Volumes, Paris: Vrin. (Encyclopedic historical account of the development of Schelling's work: stronger on general exposition and on theology than on Schelling's philosophical arguments). (Scholar)
  • Welchman, A. and Norman, J. (eds.), 2004, The New Schelling, London: Continuum. (Mixed collection of essays, including translations of classic essays by M. Frank, and J. Habermas). (Scholar)
  • Wirth, J. M., 2003, The Conspiracy of Life: Meditations on Schelling and His Time, Albany: State University of New York Press. (Schelling as a philosopher of life, linked to related conceptions in European and Eastern philosophy.) (Scholar)
  • –––, 2004, Schelling Now: Contemporary Readings, Bloomington: Indiana University Press. (Collection of essays linking Schelling to themes in contemporary European/Continental philosophy). (Scholar)
  • White, A., 1983a, Absolute Knowledge: Hegel and the Problem of Metaphysics, Ohio: Ohio University Press. (Defends Hegel against Schelling's critique, but does not take account of the arguments of Frank on the failure of reflection in Hegel). (Scholar)
  • –––, 1983b, Schelling: Introduction to the System of Freedom, New Haven and London: Yale University Press. (Good introduction to Schelling's work as a whole, which tends to focus, though, on its undoubted weaknesses, at the expense of its strengths). (Scholar)
  • Žižek, S., 1996, The Indivisible Remainder: Essays on Schelling and Related Matters, London: Verso. (Sees Schelling as “the first to formulate the post-idealist motifs of finitude, contingency and temporality”, which means that Schelling is the source of key ideas in Zizek which were previously attributed to Hegel). (Scholar)

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