By Paul Hamilton
Samuel Taylor Coleridge often bridged the space among British and eu Romantic thought. This study sets Coleridge's mode of pondering inside of a German Romantic philosophical context because the position the place his rules can clearly expand themselves, stretch and locate speculations of similar ambition. It argues that Coleridge stumbled on his philosophical adventures within the dominant idiom of his occasions fascinating and as imaginatively attractive as poetry.
Paul Hamilton situates significant topics in Coleridge's prose and poetic writings relating to his ardour for German philosophy. He argues that Coleridge's infectious attachment to German (post-Kantian) philosophy used to be as a result of its symmetries with the constitution of his Christian belief. Coleridge is learn as an excited and profitable expositor of this philosophy's power to articulate an absolute grounding of truth. Its comprehensiveness, even though, rendered redundant extra theological description, undermining the religion it had looked as if it would aid. therefore arose Coleridge's apprehensive disguising of his German plagiarisms, aspersions forged on German originality, and his claims to have already skilled their insights inside his personal non secular sensibility or within the writings of Anglican divines and neo-Platonists. This publication recovers the level to which his rules name to be accelerated inside German philosophical debate.
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Coleridge and German Philosophy: The Poet in the Land of Logic (Continuum Literary Studies) by Paul Hamilton