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By Miklós Vassányi

This paintings offers and philosophically analyzes the early sleek and smooth historical past of the speculation about the soul of the realm, anima mundi. The preliminary query of the research is why there has been a revival of this concept during the early German Romanticism, while the concept that of the anima mundi had been rejected within the past, classical interval of eu philosophy (early and mature Enlightenment). The presentation and research starts off from the Leibnizian-Wolffian college, commonly adverse to the speculation, and covers classical eighteenth-century physico-theology, additionally reluctant to just accept an anima mundi. subsequent, it discusses early sleek and sleek Christian philosophical Cabbala (Böhme and Ötinger), an highbrow culture which to a point tolerated the belief of a soul of the area. The philosophical dating among Spinoza and Spinozism at the one hand, and the anima mundi theory at the different can be tested. An research of Giordano Bruno’s usage of the concept that anima del mondo is the final step prior to we supply an account of ways and why German Romanticism, specially Baader and Schelling asserted and utilized the idea of the Weltseele. the aim of the paintings is to turn out that the philosophical insufficiency of an idea of God as an ens extramundanum instigated the Romantics to imagine an anima mundi that can act as a divine and quasi-infinite middleman among God and Nature, as a locum tenens of God in actual reality.

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