Fichte: The Self and the Calling of Philosophy, 1762-1799

Fichte: The Self and the Calling of Philosophy, 1762-1799

by Anthony J. La Vopa, Anthony J. Vopa
     
 

This book, first published in 2001, is a biographical study of the German philosopher Johann Gottlieb Fichte.See more details below

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This book, first published in 2001, is a biographical study of the German philosopher Johann Gottlieb Fichte.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521791458
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2013
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. The Wanderjahre: 1. Alienation; 2. The road to Kant; 3. The German machine; 4. Revolution: the popular tribune; 5. Jews, Christians, and freethinkers; 6. Love and marriage; Part II. The Jena Years: 7. The self and the mission of philosophy; 8. The politics of celebrity; 9. Philosophy and the graces; 10. Law, freedom, and authority; 11. Men and women; 12. The atheism conflict: reason and the absolute; 13. The atheism conflict: selfhood, character, and the public; Conclusion.

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