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Schelling, Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph
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(Jan 27, 1775, Leonberg – Aug20, 1854, Bad Ragaz).

I. Life

Schelling’s father, pastor in Leonberg since 1771, was appointed professor of oriental studies at the monastic school of Bebenhausen. There his gifted son participated in seminars as early as 1786. When he was 15, Schelling received special permission to begin studies at the Tübingen Stift (Tübingen: II), where for some time he shared a room with F. Hoelderlin and G.W.F. Heg…

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Hennigfeld, Jochem, “Schelling, Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 22 October 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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