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Schelling, Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von

(1775–1854). B. Leonberg, near Stuttgart, Ger.; educ. Tübingen and Leipzig; taught at Jena, Würzburg, Munich, Berlin. At first he developed an Identitäts-philosophie (the ideal and the real are absolutely identical) and a pantheism opposed to rationalistic theol.; later, influenced by J. Böhme,* he became a theist; still later he approached Christianity. See also Philosophy.

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