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Schelling: from where, or how exactly, do the a priori ideas come?

I'm reading Schelling's System of Transcendental Idealism, and in the end of the 3rd part (the end of the theoretical philosophy) schelling disproves the idea that a priori ideas are inherent in us ...
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How does Fichte account for the existence of inter-subjective reality?

I have read many entries on Fichte online. There is never any reference to the question of the origin of inter-subjective reality. How do we apparently see the same world? There does not seem to be ...
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Contemporary philosophers on intellectual intuition?

The 18th-19th century German philosophers (the so-called "German Idealists"), and other Post-kantian philosophers have used the term "intellectual intuition" in slightly different ways, but generally ...
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Any contemporary supporter Hartmann's vitalizm?

Eduard von Hartmann's view of vitalizm follows a little twist of Schelling’s combination of vitalizm and mechanism. I like his approach for vitalizm view of evolution theory, and it's interesting to ...
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Have anyone found a good solution to Kant's dualistic approach to consciousness?

Kant, in his studies of transcendental idealism, made the "illogical gap" between theoretical philosophy and practical philosophy, at the end of theoretical study, by requiring the contemplation of ...
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How do Advaitans respond to Hegel's Absolute Idealism?

I have read quite a bit of Hindu philosophy, particularly that of the Advaitan school, and I'm trying to improve my understanding of German Idealism. My understanding of Hegel's Absolute is that it is ...
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Questions about Marx's second, third, and fourth thesis in ''Theses on Feuerbach''

The question whether objective truth can be attributed to human thinking is not a question of theory but is a practical question. a. What does Marx mean here by ”objective truth,” what is he alluding ...
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What is the Schillerian concept for sublime that at the same time means attraction and repulsion?

There is German word that Schiller uses to explain beauty, a word that at the same time means attraction and repulse. He uses that word instead of the Kantian "awe" for The Sublime. Does anyone ...
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Is Schopenhauer's World Will generally the same as Schelling’s Absolute Self?

Schopenhauer obviously learns from the German Idealists tradition of assuming an unconscious force acting on the world (or "underneath" it), but Schopenhauer's take is that this force is a blind will, ...
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What is the difference between Schelling and Hegel's philosophies

Two of the biggest German Idealism movement, Schelling and Hegel, have a very similar line of thought. I was wondering a simple question (with probably a long and complex question): What is the ...
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"The object of reflection./ L'objet de la réflexion." ( A 2016 " agrégation de philosophie " paper)

Source : Rapport de jury de l'agrégation externe de philosophie 2016 , présenté par Paul Mathias, Inspecteur Général de l'Education Nationale , page 15 https://philosophie.ac-versailles.fr/IMG/pdf/rj-...
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Looking for a good online lecture series on Husserl's Ideas 1

I just started reading Husserl's ideas 1 and looking for a good lecture series to follow along with. Willing to pay, but would prefer a free resource on YouTube or the like. Also open to other ...
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"Thing becoming vs Thing become" - What is meant by this phrase? What is its origin/Context?

I've been reading a lot of German classics for the last couple of years, and I keep bumping into the (para)phrase "The thing become" and "The thing becoming". I remember one of the ...
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Analytic vs Dialectic logic

What are analytic and dialectic logic in Kantian philosophy? What's the difference between them and why can't we use analytic logic as an organon?
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Did Hegel impact future philosophers by showing them how to view concepts as thesis/antithesis pairs?

I'm trying to understand Hegel's impact on future thinkers. It can be difficult to read philosophical ideas and ascertain how they had "real world" impact, which includes impact on future ...
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"First Outline" - does Schelling contradict himself in the Sun-Earth relation?

In "First Outline of a System of the Philosophy of Nature", Second Division, Schelling tries to prove that the phenomenon that the Sun creates via the chemical action on Earth is light. During that ...
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