Introduction: Kant and the power of imagination; 1. Kant and Romanticism; 2. The power of imaginative freedom; 3. The interest of disinterest; 4. Aesthetic reflection and the primacy of the practical; 5. The failure of Kant's imagination; 6. Imaginative reflections of the self in Hoelderlin and Novalis; 7. Novalis' Kantianism and Kant's Romanticism.
An exploration of imagination as a creative power in Kant's aesthetics and his philosophical enterprise.
Jane Kneller is Chair of the Department of Philosophy, Colorado State University. She is editor and translator of Novalis: Fichte Studies (2003) in the Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy series.