PREMIUM-Ep. 271: Johan Gottlieb Fichte's Transcendental Idealism (Part Two)

PREMIUM-Ep. 271: Johan Gottlieb Fichte's Transcendental Idealism (Part Two)

By Mark Linsenmayer, Wes Alwan, Seth Paskin, Dylan Casey

The Partially Examined Life Philosophy Podcast

Monday, 14 June

Continuing on The Vocation of Man (1799), Book II.

In this preview, we clarify whether Fichte is trying to keep the notion of a "real world" beyond our experience or not. It's part of the progression of the text that while at first he assumes that there must be something real behind this experienced world we as individuals create, he gives up that notion in the middle of Book II. So how does he get to his startling reversal?

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