fichteanism

fichteanism
\\-ˌnizəm\ noun (-s)
Usage: usually capitalized
: a post-Kantian idealist philosophy in which an attempt is made to perfect the Kantian system by connecting practical reason with pure reason through deducing a priori from the ego not only the categories of our knowledge of nature but also the doctrines of ethical and legal obligations and thereby uniting these two critiques in one system — compare absolute ego

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  • fichteanism — fich·te·an·ism …   English syllables

  • Fichtean — Fichteanism, n. /fik tee euhn, fikh /, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or resembling the philosophy of Johann Fichte. n. 2. an adherent or advocate of this philosophy. [1810 20; FICHTE + AN] * * * …   Universalium

  • atomism — Synonyms and related words: Aristotelianism, Berkeleianism, Bohr theory, Bradleianism, Cynicism, Cyrenaic hedonism, Cyrenaicism, Dirac theory, Epicureanism, Fichteanism, Hegelianism, Heideggerianism, Heracliteanism, Herbartianism, Humism,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • philosophy — Synonyms and related words: Aristotelianism, Berkeleianism, Bradleianism, Buddha like composure, Cynicism, Cyrenaic hedonism, Cyrenaicism, Epicureanism, Fichteanism, Hegelianism, Heideggerianism, Heracliteanism, Herbartianism, Humism, Kantianism …   Moby Thesaurus

  • subjective idealism — noun 1. : the theory that nature does not have any real existence independent of perceiving minds : berkeleianism 2. : the doctrine that an absolute ego dialectically evolves the world : fichteanism contrasted with objective idealism * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fichtean — I. ˈfiktēən, iḵt adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Johann Gottlieb Fichte died 1814 German philosopher + English an : of or having to do with Johann Gottlieb Fichte or his idealist philosophy II. noun ( s) …   Useful english dictionary

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