RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 50802764 LA Translated from the German. T1 Fichte studies A1 Novalis,, Kneller, Jane,, PB Cambridge University Press PP Cambridge, UK; New York YR 2003 SN 0521643538 9780521643535 0521643929 9780521643924 AB "This volume presents the first complete translation of Fichte Studies, a powerful, creative, and sustained critique of Fichtean philosophy by the young philosopher-poet Friedrich von Hardenberg, who under the pen-name Novalis went on to become the most well-known and beloved of the early German Romantic writers. Anyone interested in the fate of German philosophy and literature immediately after Kant will find this collection of notes and aphorisms a treasure-trove of original contributions on the nature of self-consciousness, the relation of art to philosophy, and the nature of philosophical inquiry. There are also the beginnings of a strikingly contemporary-sounding semiotic theory. The text is translated by Jane Kneller, who also provides an introduction situating the Fichte Studies in the context of Novalis' life and work"--Page 4 of cover.