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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 pondering. In looking to convey the advance of the concept that of the divine Godhead in and during numerous mythological platforms (particularly of old Greece, Egypt, and the close to East), Schelling develops the concept that many philosophical suggestions are born of religious-mythological notions. In so doing, he brings jointly the basic relatedness of the advance of philosophical platforms, human language, background, old artwork kinds, and spiritual notion. alongside the best way, he engages in analyses of contemporary philosophical perspectives concerning the origins of philosophy s conceptual abstractions, in addition to literary and philological analyses of historical literature and poetry."

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