Friedrich Schleiermacher Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism)


Blackwell, Albert L. Schleiermacher's Early Philosophy of Life: Determinism, Freedom, and Phantasy. Chico, Calif.: Scholars Press, 1982, 327p.

Examines Schleiermacher's life and philosophy from 1789 to 1804.


Frank, Manfred. “The Text and its Style. Schleiermacher's Hermeneutic Theory of Language,” translated by Richard Hannah and Michael Hays. In Boundary 2 11, No. 3 (Spring 1983): 11-28.

Analyzes Schleiermacher's theory of hermeneutics.

Guenther-Gleason, Patricia Ellen. On Schleiermacher and Gender Politics. Harrisburg: Trinity Press International, 1997, 353p.

Discusses the development of gender ideology in the context of Schleiermacher's Romantic philosophies and theological ideas.

Jasper, David, ed. The Interpretation of Belief: Coleridge, Schleiermacher and Romanticism. Houndmills: Macmillan, 1986, 236p.

Explores the necessary unity between art, philosophy, and religion, in the context of works by Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Schleiermacher.

Lamm, Julia A. The Living God: Schleiermacher's Theological Appropriation of Spinoza. University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1994, 246p.

Considers the influence of Benedict de Spinoza's writings on Schleiermacher's philosophy and theological theory.

Shaffer, E. S. “The Hermeneutic Community: Coleridge and Schleiermacher.” In The Coleridge Connection: Essays for Thomas McFarland, edited by Richard Gravil and Molly Lefebure, pp. 200-09. Houndmills: Macmillan, 1990.

Provides a comparative analysis of the relationship between Coleridge and Schleiermacher's hermeneutic philosophies.

Thandeka. The Embodied Self: Friedrich Schleiermacher's Solution to Kant's Problem of the Empirical Self. New York: State University of New York Press, 1995, 151p.

Focuses on the experiential approach to religious self-consciousness via an examination of Schleiermacher's philosophy.

Additional coverage of Schleiermacher's life and career is contained in the following source published by the Gale Group: The Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vol. 90.