Annotated bibliography

Tantillo, Astrida Orle

“Goethe’s Botany and His Philosophy of Gender.” Eighteenth-Century Life. 22.2 (1998) 123-138. [Goethe’s explorations in botany and his articulated philosophy of sex must have influenced Weininger. In particular, the spiritualization of sex as in Diotima’s ladder and in the development of feminine and masculine principles transcending merely differentiated reproductive organs and pervading every aspect of life.]