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Translated the following into English for the 1st time, F. W. J. Schelling s 1842 lectures at the Philosophy of Mythology are an early instance of interdisciplinary considering. In trying to exhibit the improvement of the idea that of the divine Godhead in and during quite a few mythological structures (particularly of historic Greece, Egypt, and the close to East), Schelling develops the concept many philosophical suggestions are born of religious-mythological notions. In so doing, he brings jointly the basic relatedness of the improvement of philosophical structures, human language, heritage, old paintings varieties, and spiritual inspiration. alongside the way in which, he engages in analyses of contemporary philosophical perspectives concerning the origins of philosophy s conceptual abstractions, in addition to literary and philological analyses of historic literature and poetry."

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