Jörg Noller on heautonomy and Friedrich Schiller’s concept of freedom of the will.


undergraduate student of the Faculty of Philology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, the Department of Modern Western European Languages and Literatures


On the material of certain letters and essays by Friedrich Schiller the Munich Germanist Jörg Noller reconsiders the German poet’s theory of individual’s existence according to sovereign right, reveals the differences between Kant’s and Schiller’s concepts of freedom of the will and examines aesthetic categories in Schiller’s philosophy.


German poetry; Friedrich Schiller; freedom of the will; Immanuel Kant; heautonomy; inner necessity; individual freedom.

DOI: 10.31249/lit/2023.01.13

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