‘organ of philosophy’
and the rest of the world is still a vital task. As I have already suggested above, the rise of
digitaltechnology is another of these processes.
The conclusion of the PA suggests the power of the connections Schelling makes between
the diﬀerent languages of art: in an anticipation of Wagner’s theory of music-drama, he
reﬂects on the ‘most complete combination of all arts . . . which was the drama of antiquity’ and wonders if opera, which is at present merely a ‘caricature’ of ancient drama,
may become able to lead back to