Hegel, Schelling and Guenderrode on Nature

Stone, Alison (2023) Hegel, Schelling and Guenderrode on Nature. In: Palgrave Handbook of German Idealism and Feminist Philosophy. Palgrave Handbooks in German Idealism . Palgrave, Cham, pp. 213-230. ISBN 9783031131226

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This chapter compares the philosophies of nature of Schelling, Hegel, and Günderrode. For Schelling, nature is organized by a dynamic opposition between polar forces that have gendered connotations. For Hegel, the interaction between the concept and matter organizes nature, and he again construes the concept and matter in hierarchical and gendered terms. For her part Günderrode puts birth, death, and rebirth at the center of nature, taking a view of the earth which anticipates recent feminist philosophies of natality.

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