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

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ISBN-10: 0521124247

ISBN-13: 9780521124249

Edition: 2009

Authors: Anthony J. La Vopa

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A biography of the German philosopher Johann Gottlieb Fichte from his birth to his resignation from his university position at Jena in 1799 due to the Atheism Conflict, this work explains how Fichte contributed to modern conceptions of selfhood.
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Book details

List price: $70.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/3/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Introduction
The Wanderjahre
Alienation
The road to Kant
The German machine
Revolution: the popular tribune
Jews, Christians, and freethinkers
Love and marriage
The Jena Years
The self and the mission of philosophy
The politics of celebrity
Philosophy and the graces
Law, freedom, and authority
Men and women
The atheism conflict: reason and the absolute
The atheism conflict: selfhood, character, and the public
Conclusion