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  • Fichte, Johann Gottlieb 1762-1814. German philosopher whose views on subjectivity, reason, and the moral order of the universe were an important influence on Hegel.


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  • My reading in Fichte to-day is of the most confused.

    Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910

  • Philosophy should aim to preserve the scope that idealists such as Fichte, Schelling and Hegel once gave it, but it must do so by recapturing the Kantian rigor that had been lost and by applying it empirically.

    Wilhelm Dilthey

  • Kant's concept of the transcendental self seemed both obscure and unsatisfactory to his immediate idealist successors such as Fichte and Schelling.


  • "Fichte," openSUSE 11.2 is planned for release in November, and releases thereafter will happen every eight months.

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  • OpenSuse 11.2 will be named "Fichte" and released in November.


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  • Among the most frequently-identified principles that are introspectively brought forth ” and one that was the standard for German Idealist philosophers such as Fichte, Schelling and Hegel who were philosophizing within the Cartesian tradition ” is the principle of self-consciousness.

    Arthur Schopenhauer

  • World: 'Fichte's expression to his students, "Tomorrow, gentlemen, I shall create God," is known to most readers.] [Footnote 26: See _Herder's Leben_, by his Widow.

    The Life of Friedrich Schiller Comprehending an Examination of His Works

  • How do you explain the fact that these movements themselves called themselves nationalist, were influenced by philosophers of nationalism (Fichte, Herder, Maurras), and understood themselves as representing a national group outside of and quite separate from a state?

    Matthew Yglesias » Far-Right European Posters

  • You get Fichte, Schelling, and Hegel, and a revolution in Western philosophy.

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