What are consciousness and superconsciousness

The last principle of Schelling's philosophy is the superconscious unconditioned. This principle did not change between 1795 and 1800. According to Schelling, this last can only be reached graphically. In 1795 Schelling recognized that intellectual intuition reached the absolute. But it has no concrete content and is esoteric. In 1796 Schelling looked for the ground of the real world, and made the self-objecting spirit the ground of the outside world becoming. The outside world is the product of the activity of the spirit. The spirit first expresses itself in the outside world, then tears itself away from the outside and makes its activity an object so that it becomes the spirit for itself. In the worldview the mind is unconsciously productive, and in the creation of an ideal world with consciousness. Hence the mind is the identity of the conscious and the unconscious. This identity is inaccessible to the intellectual view of 1800, because this intellectual view of 1800 as a condition of the possibility of consciousness cannot go beyond consciousness. With intellectual perception, human reason arrives at the identity of self-consciousness. This identity, however, is not the superconscious, original identity that underlies freedom and nature. It is precisely for this reason that Schelling of 1800 postulates the aesthetic intuition as the only organ to bring this original identity, the superconscious unconditioned, to consciousness.

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