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  Friedrich Schiller - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller (November 10, 1759 – May 9, 1805), usually known as Friedrich Schiller, was a German poet, philosopher, historian, and dramatist.
Portrait of Friedrich von Schiller by Gerhard von Kügelgen.
In a comment to Immanuel Kant's philosophy, Schiller transcends the dualism between Form and Stoff, with the notion of Spieltrieb ("the play drive") derived from, as are a number of other terms, Kants' The Critique of the Faculty of Judgment.
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 Schiller, Friedrich von. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The poets of German romanticism were strongly influenced by Schiller, and he ranks as one of the founders of modern German literature, second only to Goethe.
The son of an army captain, Schiller attended the duke of Württemberg’s military academy, the Karlsschule, and was forced by the domineering duke to study medicine.
Schiller’s great dramas are alike in being tragedies or epics with historical and political backgrounds; they exemplify his idealism, high ethical principles, and insistence on freedom and nobility of spirit.
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 Literary Encyclopedia: Friedrich Schiller   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Schillerís mother, Elisabetha Dorothea Schiller, née Kodweiss (1732-1802), was the daughter of the respected keeper of the inn ‘Zum goldenen Löwen’ in Marbach.
Schiller was called upon to be a student at the Duke’s newly founded military academy at the “Solitude” outside of Stuttgart where his father served as superintendent of the English and French gardens.
Schiller’s studies at the Academy culminated in his dissertation which presented an interactionist theory of physiology, Über den Zusammenhang der tierischen Natur des Menschen mit seiner geistigen [Concerning the Connection between the Animal and Intellectual Nature of Humans, 1780].
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A pivotal work by Schiller was On the Aesthetic Education of Man in a series of Letters, (Über die ästhetische Erziehung des Menschen in einer Reihe von Briefen) which was inspired by the great disappointment Schiller felt about the French Revolution French Revolution quick summary:
Schiller wrote that "a great moment has found a little people," and wrote the Letters as a philosophical inquiry into what had gone wrong, EHandler: no quick summary.
(Schiller was ennobled in 1802 by the Duke of Weimar.
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