Introductions to the Wissenschaftslehre and Other Writings / Edition 1

Introductions to the Wissenschaftslehre and Other Writings / Edition 1

by Johann Gottlieb Fichte
     
 

ISBN-10: 0872202399

ISBN-13: 9780872202399

Pub. Date: 03/01/1994

Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.

These selections provide a brief but comprehensive introduction to Fichte’s philosophical system and his place in the history of German Idealism. In addition to some of Fichte’s most influential texts, such as the First and Second Introductions to the Wissenschaftslehre and The Basis of Our Belief in a Divine Governance of the World, Breazeale has

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These selections provide a brief but comprehensive introduction to Fichte’s philosophical system and his place in the history of German Idealism. In addition to some of Fichte’s most influential texts, such as the First and Second Introductions to the Wissenschaftslehre and The Basis of Our Belief in a Divine Governance of the World, Breazeale has translated, for the first time into English, several other writings from the same period, including Attempt at a New Presentation of the Wissenschaftslehre, Other short essays, including Fichte’s replies to the charge of atheism, extend the discussions of the Introductions and respond to criticisms. Breazeale’s substantial Introduction supplies the context needed for a sound appreciation of Fichte’s enterprise and achievement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872202399
Publisher:
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date:
03/01/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
213
Sales rank:
614,922
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Editor's Introduction
German-English Glossary
Bibliography
Key to Abbreviations and Symbols1
IAn Attempt at a New Presentation of the Wissenschaftslehre (1797/98)1
IIReview of the Journal for Truth (1797)119
IIINote to "Fichte and Kant, or an Attempted Comparison between the Fichtean and the Kantian Philosophy" (1798)129
IV"Postscript to the Preceding Article and Preface to the Following One" (1798)133
V"On the Basis of Our Belief in a Divine Governance of the World" (1798)141
VI"From a Private Letter" (1800)155
VII"Concluding Remark by the Editor" (1800)177
VIII[Public Announcement of a New Presentation of the Wissenschaftslehre] (1800)185
Index203

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