Schelling's Ontology of Powers (New Perspectives in Ontology) (Hardcover)

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Charlotte Alderwick presents Schelling's ontology as fundamentally power-based. She demonstrates that this ontology enables his unique conception of human freedom outlined in the 'Freedom' essay. This distinctive reading demonstrates that Schelling's power-based ontology can usefully problematise and supplement contemporary work on power-based ontologies. First, where current work focuses on powers in relation to specific areas of metaphysics, Schelling provides a holistic picture, encompassing these areas into a single ontological story. Secondly, engagement with Schelling's work points to problems (and to possible solutions) that will arise for any power-based metaphysics, but have not been examined in the literature.

About the Author


Charlotte Alderwick is a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of the West of England, Bristol.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781474451284
ISBN-10: 1474451284
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication Date: March 16th, 2021
Pages: 224
Language: English
Series: New Perspectives in Ontology