History of Islam in German Thought From Leibniz to Nietzsche

Introduction – Leibniz, historicism, and the plague of Islam – Kant, Islam, and the preservation of boundaries – Herder's Arab fantasies – Keeping the Turks out of islam : Goethe's Ottoman plan – Friedrich Schlegel and the emptying of Islam – Hegel and the disappearance of Islam – Marx the Moor – Nietzsche's peace with Islam.