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2021, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part C

Shelley’s metaphysics: An assessment


Author(s): Dr. Kamini Singhal

Abstract: Shelley was an idealist by temperament. For him the creations of the mind were more important than the sensible world. Abstract ideas had a great hold on him. He believed that the ideal world or the world of the spirit is the only reality: all else is unreal. His idealistic tendencies were strengthened by his study of Plato and the Neo-Platonist philosophers. All his poetry is a yearning for the perfection of the ideal – perfect beauty, perfect love, and perfect liberty.

DOI: 10.22271/multi.2021.v3.i1c.149

Pages: 228-229 | Views: 36 | Downloads: 11

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Dr. Kamini Singhal. Shelley’s metaphysics: An assessment. Int J Multidiscip Trends 2021;3(1):228-229. DOI: 10.22271/multi.2021.v3.i1c.149
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