Schelling's Politics of Sympathy : Reflections on Clara and Related Texts. / Whistler, Daniel.

In: International Yearbook of German Idealism, Vol. 15, 21.11.2019, p. 245-268.

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In: International Yearbook of German Idealism, Vol. 15, 21.11.2019, p. 245-268.

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