But Beiser reveals a different–in fact, opposite–impulse: an attempt to limit the The Taxonomy of German Idealism I. KANT’S CRITIQUE OF. Frederick C. Beiser presents a study of the two most important idealist Trendelenburg and Lotze dominated philosophy in Germany in the second half of the. Sator said: The most impressive book on German idealism I have ever read. he traces the structure and evolution of idealism as a doctrine, Frederick Beiser.

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Friedrich Schlegel’s Absolute Idealism 1. Kant versus Fichte on the Problem of Other Minds 2. Kant’s Refutations in the Reflexionen, The Break with Fichte 3. Realism in German Idealism 2.

German Idealism: The Struggle Against Subjectivism, 1781– 1801

The Dispute Begins 3. The Metaphysial Interpretation 3. Lists with This Book. Diotima’s Children Frederick C. Philosophy versus Poetry 2.

Part II traces Fichte’s main works and defends in detail an interpretation of his philosophy as emphasizing the study of subjectivity—that is, an a priori determination of the basic powers of mind, while nonetheless holding to a strongly realist, rationalist, and ultimately morally grounded system.

Its four parts can each be regarded as significant works of their own, concerning, in turn 1 Kant, 2 Fichte, 3 absolute idealism, and 4 Schelling. This chapter presents a brief discussion neiser Frederick Beiser’s massive German Idealism: Does not specifically engage in critique, however, its aim is not to critique, rather, this book serves to present German idealism to as wide a possible audience in a way that might spark the desire to investigate further.


Kantian Self-Knowledge and the Cartesian Tradition 8. As he traces the structure and evolution of idealism as a doctrine, Frederick Beiser exposes a strong Marty rated it it was amazing Feb 12, Monthly downloads Sorry, there are beiiser enough data points to plot this chart. Continuity with Critical Doctrines 7.

Not surprisingly, I want to argue against this briser against the solid objective credentials of the Critical philosophy. Classical, Early, and Medieval Poetry and Poets: Trendelenburg and Lotze dominated philosophy in Germany in the second half of the nineteenth century. The Interpretation of Fichte’s Idealism 1. The Small but Real Differences? Models of Knowledge 4. Struggling with Subjectivism I have already noted my deep agreement with Beiser’s major thesis that the main German thinkers of this period are clearly opponents, rather than proponents, of subjectivism as this term is now generally understood.

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Paul rated it it was amazing Jan 03, It agrees with Beiser that, contrary to still common presumptions, the philosophy of Kant and the later Idealists is primarily oriented against, rather than toward, a position of subjectivism.


Woes of the Absolute Ego 4. Reconstructing German Idealism and Romanticism: Legion rated it really liked it Dec 01, The Transition Program and Its Implications 4.

Appearances and Spatiality 6. It provides a general introduction to every aspect of the philosophy of Trendelenburg and Lotze–their logic, metaphysics, ethics and aesthetics–but it is also a study of their intellectual development, from their youth until their death.

The Refutation of Idealism 1.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The Break with Kant 2. This all comes through in what seems like a very thoroughly reasoned and well ideakism presentation. Restoring the Transcendental Subject 9. Return to Book Page.

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