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13 - Jacobi’s Philosophy of Faith in Fichte’s 1794 Wissenschaftslehre

from Part IV - Jacobi’s Impact on Idealism and Romanticism

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  09 February 2023

Alexander J. B. Hampton
University of Toronto
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Jacobi famously contended that Fichte’s transcendental philosophy ultimately leads to metaphysical nihilism, while Fichte himself continued to see a close harmony between the Wissenschaftslehre and Jacobi’s thought. This chapter explores a middle path between these positions in the writings of the two philosophers.

Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi and the Ends of the Enlightenment
Religion, Philosophy, and Reason at the Crux of Modernity
, pp. 245 - 266
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2023

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